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Sports Performance Assistant

Apply now Job no: 523085
Position type: Staff Part Time
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Salary: $17/hour
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General Summary of Position:

Under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Performance, the Sports Performance Coach is responsible for oversight of the strength and conditioning program for all teams as assigned.

Essential Job Duties:

1. Supervising, planning, and implementing sport-specific strength and conditioning programs for all designated sports teams on a year-round basis. This shall include developing, monitoring and evaluating speed, agility, strength and conditioning regimes, and ensuring fundamental instruction is provided.
2. Working closely with designated head coaches, or their designee, to plan, organize and facilitate strength & conditioning needs of each team, including scheduling use of weight room facilities.
3. Collaborating effectively with Athletic Health Care staff to ensure student-athletes’ needs are appropriately managed.
4. Assist with the mentoring of student interns
5. Ensuring proper use and maintenance of equipment and enforcing safety procedures.
6. Communicating effectively with students, coaches, staff, and alumni.
7. Adhering to University, NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Other Job Duties:

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional nights and weekends

Minimum Qualifications (Required):


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC)
  • CPR certification


  • Minimum 6 months of previous experience as a strength and conditioning coach or intern

Additional Considerations:

  • Previous experience at Division I collegiate level preferred
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

This is a part-time, temporary/non-benefited/non-unit position. 

A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and background check and review.

Please include a resume with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.  Submission of a cover letter is optional.

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