POSITION TITLE:Strength & Conditioning Summer & Fall Interns DEPARTMENT:Athletics REPORTS TO:Director of Strength & Conditioning FLSA:Exempt SALARY:Unpaid TERM:May-August (Summer), August-November (Fall)
POSITION PURPOSE: The Charlotte Country Day School strength & conditioning internship program is a cooperative effort designed to provide current college students and recent graduates with the opportunity to obtain professional experience in the field of strength and conditioning. The purpose of this experience is to augment formal classroom instruction, to experiment with theory and concepts, to utilize practical applications, and to begin the development of professional competency. Interns will also be exposed to different philosophies and ideas and become an active participant in integrating methodology into our system of training. Interns will work 20-25 hours per week, with typical hours of 8am-2pm in the summer and 2-6:30pm in the fall.
ESSENTIAL FUCTIONS: Interns responsible for all duties related to the administration of the Strength & Conditioning program as assigned by the director of Strength & Conditioning. Specific responsibilities include: •Assistance with exercise technique analysis •Monitoring of participants in preseason conditioning programs •Maintenance of facilities and equipment •Set-up and break-down of equipment for training sessions •Maintaining and organizing training records and equipment inventory •Entering data for individual workouts and testing results •Recording of student-athlete attendance •Support of multi-sport participation for student-athletes •Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student-athletes •Compliance with all Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association, and North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association policies and procedures
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in exercise science or a related field, or have graduated from such a program within one year of application. Additional consideration will be given to those needing to fulfill school internship requirements. Candidates must have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates should complete an application (including resume and cover letter) through the school’s online application system at www.charlottecountryday.org/employment. Priority application deadlines are April 23 for summer and June 25 for fall.
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CCDS will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. CCDS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Charlotte Country Day School
Charlotte Country Day School was founded in 1941, and currently enrolls approximately 1,630 students in grades Pre-K through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. The School’s mission and the shared commitment of all Charlotte Country Day employees is to develop the potential of each student by fostering intellectual curiosity, principled character, ethical leadership, and a responsibility to serve.