Position Summary: Monmouth University is seeking applications for the Director of Strength and Conditioning in the Athletics department.
The candidate would be expected to: design and implement sport-specific training programs; strength training, speed training, agility training, flexibility, plyometric training, and conditioning for football and Olympic sports teams; design, implement and lead the off-season and in-season strength and conditioning program for football student-athletes, including significant leadership responsibilities year round, and especially during the summer conditioning; collaborate with the Sports Medicine staff to develop sport-specific return to play rehabilitation protocols for injured student-athletes; direct supervision of Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach as well as two Intern Strength and Conditioning Coaches.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Bachelor's degree
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must have an understanding of the University's concern for academics as well as athletic excellence, Basic Knowledge of MS Word 2013, Basic Knowledge of MS Excel 2013
Required Years of Experience: 3
Other Requirements: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or comparable certification, or obtain by date of employment. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) current certification or obtain by date of employment.
Three years of sport-specific training/programming experience. Two years of supervisory experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning program, to include evaluation and training of strength and conditioning staff.
Two years of experience in designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for collegiate football players. Demonstrated skills with Olympic lifting, general strength training movements and speed/agility drills.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in exercise science or a related field.
Additional related qualifications or certifications, such as Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Nutrition, Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), etc.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s welcoming learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education, while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as home for more than half of the University’s student-athletes. A host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the University’s gates—from Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and growing LGBT community, to Red Bank’s theater and dining hub, to Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”