Candidates will be responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive strength and conditioning programs for selected teams (45%) as well as assisting full-time S&C staff if/when required (25%). Candidates will gain experience in all aspects of collegiate S&C, including interfacing with sport coaching and Sports Medicine staffs (20%), as well as facility scheduling and maintenance (10%).
The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to be a collegiate S&C coach and will possess a strong work ethic, high character values, and a willingness to learn and grow. The position will begin approximately August 2021. Candidates must be accepted into a Graduate program at Lander before they are eligible for selection.
Interested persons should submit a resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to:
Jordan Jacobs, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lander University Graduate School application link can be found here: https://www.lander.edu/admissions/graduate
Position will be open until filled. Lander University utilizes a rolling admissions format for Graduate program.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science/Physiology, Kinesiology, or Physical Education.
Completion of at least one undergraduate internship experience.
Candidates must possess NCAA recognized S&C credential (NSCA-CSCS or CSCCA-SCCC) as well as First Aid/CPR certification at the time of hire.
Completion of multiple internship experiences in collegiate strength and conditioning.
Possession of USAW certification.
Prior playing experience at the NCAA Division 1 or 2 level.
Additional Salary Information: Half tuition waiver and $3000 per semester stipend.
About Lander University
Lander University is a Division II institution in Greenwood, SC.