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DIRECTOR OF MEN'S BASKETBALL STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING (Specialist 1A)

University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the full time position of Director of Men's Basketball Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities will include: the development and administration of the strength/conditioning program for the UConn men's basketball team; assistance with practice and game-day duties including pre-game/practice warm-ups; collaboration with Athletic Training staff as to the monitoring and rehabilitation of student-athletes with injuries; assistance with communication of strength program organization to prospective student-athletes and parents; and strict compliance with NCAA regulations and policies of the University and the American Athletic Conference.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science; four years of experience (within the past five years) as a strength-and-conditioning coach at the collegiate and/or professional level; experience creating and implementing detailed development plans for athletes; demonstrated knowledge and experience conducting various performance tests and fitness evaluations; Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification; and demonstrated knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations.

Preferred Qualifications: Strength-and-conditioning coaching experience with basketball teams at both the collegiate and professional levels; collegiate experience at a "Power 5" school working with men's basketball and other varsity teams; and demonstrated experience with the use of effective technologies and techniques to improve player performance.

This is an 11 month position subject to annual renewal. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply : Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018223)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on October 25, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Athletic Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship
University of Connecticut
Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer interns for Olympic Sports for the Spring 2018 semester. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning.

Responsibilities will include: Assist the Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn's Division I intercollegiate Olympic programs; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: CSCCa, SCCC; NSCA, CSCS; USAW and CPR-First Aid certification.

Application and Internship Dates

Application Deadline: November 3, 2017
Internship Start Date: January 8, 2018
Approx. End Date: May 11, 2018

Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Fulfillment of this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-appointment background check. UConn encourage s applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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