Department:Intercollegiate Athletics Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:Commensurate with experience Compensation Band:OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins September 19, 2018; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants For a complete application, applicants should upload the following with the online application:
• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.
• Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualifications.
Department Summary The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 academic & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.
Position Summary The purpose of the Sports Science Coordinator position is the development and planning of performance support for world class student-athletes. The person in this position has lead responsibility for assessment and enhancement of athlete readiness, performance, and recovery for elite student athletes. They will assist in monitoring processes both within the weight room and on the field by implementing speed, strength, conditioning and flexibility programs for football student-athletes. They will adopt a problem-solving approach to optimize performance.
The person in this position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics programs, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
Special Requirement This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's Certification.
Minimum Requirements • One year post-graduate experience in providing performance support to collegiate, professional or elite-level athletes. • Experience developing and delivering field and sports specific assessments. • Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of periodized programs for athletes, with specific reference to injury management and rehabilitation. • One year experience within a multi-disciplinary team which involved managing staff and wider resources.
Professional Competencies • Strong written and oral communication skills. • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment. • Conveys enthusiasm and demonstrates a communication style that fosters collaboration and enhances program engagement for members of the performance team.
Preferred Qualifications • Accreditation within the discipline (BASES HPSA or ESSA ASpS). • Experience and understanding of the applied disciplines of sport science. • Experience with athlete tracking technologies (i.e. GPS, heart rate, motion capture). • Data management/coding experience (R Studio, Python etc.). • Experience with a diverse range of populations.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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