Asst Athletic Dir, Sports Performance
About the Job
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Performance Head Strength and Conditioning Coach who will serve the Athletic Department. The individual will function as a key university and department leader and core member of the Pitt Athletics Performance Team. They will be responsible for leading, developing, and managing effective individual and group strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes in various sports as well as overseeing assistant strength coaches, interns, and students in the Pitt Athletics Sports Science program.. They will also take a leadership role in athletic department and university committees, along with developing and maintaining key external relationships that will advance a progressive vision for Pitt Athletics performance and training. Responsibilities include the development of sport-specific programming that includes optimization of strength, power, flexibility, mobility, agility, speed, and/or work capacity designed to enhance sports performance to decrease injuries and assist with rehabilitation. The individual must be able to develop student-athletes both physically and mentally. He/she will report to the Executive Associate Athletic Director for Sports Administration and Student-Athlete Services. The individual will have direct responsibility oversight of the strength and conditioning staff, the daily weight room operations, the design of programs, maintenance of accurate inventory and control of weight-room equipment, athlete management system data, and education and enforcement of NCAA, ACC, and department policies on performance-enhancing drugs. Demonstrated leadership and communication skills, along with strong interpersonal and organizational skills are required for this position.
This position requires a bachelor's degree (master's degree in related field is preferred), three to five years of college experience in an NCAA Division l Athletic program. Certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association or equivalent, and current CPR/AED and first aid certifications are required.
Internal Number: 21002390