Strength and Conditioning Assistant (Intermittent Worker)

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Position type: Intermittent Worker
Department: 890131 - Athletics - Strength & Conditioning
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Intermittent Worker
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Mississippi State University is searching for qualified individuals to fill Strength and Conditioning Assistant (Intermittent Worker) positions. Assistants (Intermittent Worker) will support the strength and conditioning programs, working variable hours as needed. Your work schedule will be determined based on your assignment. This position is non-benefits eligible.

Employees hired into Intermittent positions are limited to working no more than 720 hours per fiscal year.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary duties of the Strength and Conditioning Assistant (Intermittent Worker) include (but are not limited to):
    • Potential team assignment based on experience
    • Assisting with coaching Olympic Sport teams in their respective strength and conditioning sessions.
    • Helping conduct any testing performed with the student athletes.
    • General maintenance of the Olympic Sports Weightroom.
    • Take part in a hands-on responsibilities to help prepare for future positions in the field of strength and conditioning.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• First Aid/CPR certifiPreferred

Preferred Qualifications:

• Either SCCC or CSCS certification(s)
• Master’s Degree (in pursuit)
• Prior experience in collegiate strength and conditioning

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Professionalism in dealing with coaches and student-athletes.
• Working knowledge of computers and technology is required.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to critically assess, utilize, and troubleshoot various forms of weight room technology.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

• Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion.
• Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc.
• Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands.
• Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis and on occasion up to 150+ lbs.

Instructions for Applying:

Please attach resume to on-line application.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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