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Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Appalachian State University
Job Location:
Boone, North Carolina
Athletics and Coaching
Boone NC

Position Number: 087091

Department: Special Projects-120010

Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
4 year degree and at least 2 years experience in college strength and conditioning.

License/Certification Required
CSCS and CSCCA Certification Required.

Preferred Qualifications
At least 2 years experience in college strength and conditioning.

CSCS and CSCCA Certification Required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The athletic program at Appalachian State University operates on the premise that intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of the institution's overall program of education. Priority is given to high standards of both academic and athletic quality - the goal being the complete development of the student-athlete.

At Appalachian State University, student-athletes will be provided with the opportunity and encouraged to progress toward a degree of their choice, and the opportunity to develop athletic abilities in an environment consistent with high standards of academic scholarship, sportsmanship, leadership and institutional loyalty. The intercollegiate athlete representing ASU will be a bonafide student pursuing a degree program, as well as an amateur competitor.

This position provides strength training to student-athletes.

Duties Include:
  • Works under the supervision of the Assistant Athletics Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports.
  • Direct responsibilities for year round programs for assigned teams.
  • Supervises athletics Weight Room, inventory, and maintenance.
  • Recommend purchases regarding strength and conditioning equipment.
  • Work in conjunction with athletic trainers regarding injuries, rehabilitation, and nutrition.
  • Coordinate with coaches regarding schedules and needs.
  • Commitment to and compliance with the University's and Department of Athletics policies and procedures as well as the Sun Belt and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Athletics Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports.
Type of Position: Full Time Position

Staff/Non-Faculty: Staff/Non-Faculty

Appointment Type: 1.0

Work Schedule/Hours

Number of Hours Per Week: 40

Number of Months Per Year: 12

Mandatory Staff: No

Suggested Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Physical Demands of Position
Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Posting Date: 05/09/2022

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Proposed Date of Hire: 06/06/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
- Cover Letter
- Resume
- Attach a List of 3 References with Contact Information

Search Chair Name
Jonathan Reeder

Search Chair Email

Disability Accommodation Information
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.  This position may or may not be eligible for H-1B sponsorship; EHRA positions are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. To request further information about sponsorship for this position, please contact International Student and Scholar Services and Outreach at

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