Job Description: Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for Women's Rowing, Men's & Women's Golf and Men's & Women's Tennis. Demonstration and instruction of various and proper weightlifting techniques. Supervision of team strength and conditioning sessions, as well as some required observations of team practices. Assist with maintenance coordination and upkeep of the facility. Assist in the education and development of athletes' knowledge with nutrition and physiological demands of their sport. Manage and supervise undergraduate interns working in the department. Assist with budget management and equipment orders.
HOW TO APPLY
Graduate assistantships are only available for fully admitted students of the Master in Sport Business Leadership (MSBL) program. While GA positions can be a great way to help pay for your graduate education, these positions are intended for those students who fully intend to work in collegiate athletics or university settings. You will be an integral part of SU’s Athletic Department. These positions require energy, commitment, and a high level of self-accountability and responsibility.
All graduate assistant applications are submitted online. Please have a resume, cover letter and names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.
Application deadline: March 15th Hiring announcements: April 15th-May 1
Current bachelor's degree in Exercise Science.
Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
Already obtained SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification.
Current CPR and AID certifications.
Previous strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate level.
Experience in designing and implementing strength & conditioning programs.
Ability to develop strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies.
Ability to communicate and develop strong working relationships with sport coaches, athletic trainers and other support staff.
Ability to handle constantly changing work environment and adapt with problem solving skills.
Ability to apply learned administrative and leadership skills in daily operations of the facility, communication with athletes, coaches, and administrators.
About Seattle University
Located on Capitol Hill, one of Seattle’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Seattle University is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and currently enrolls more than 7,400 graduate and undergraduate students within nine schools and colleges. Seattle University is among the most diverse independent universities in the West: 40 percent of its students are from ethnically diverse backgrounds and students come from 60 nations and all 50 states.
The university’s athletic program fields 20 Division I intercollegiate teams (9 men’s and 11 women’s) and is comprised of more than 340 student athletes. The Redhawks, Seattle University’s athletic teams, compete in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in all sports and have an excellent track record of achievement both on the field and court and in the classroom.