CHARLOTTE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
POSITION TITLE: Strength & Conditioning Summer Assistant
REPORTS TO: Director of Strength & Conditioning
TERM: 3 Months (mid-May through mid-August)
POSITION PURPOSE: The Charlotte Country Day School Strength & Conditioning assistantship program is a cooperative effort designed to provide current college students and recent graduates with the opportunity to obtain professional experience in the field of strength and conditioning. The purpose of this experience is to augment formal classroom instruction, to experiment with theory and concepts, to utilize practical applications, and to begin the development of professional competency. Assistants will also be exposed to different philosophies and ideas and become an active participant in integrating methodology into our system of training. This position includes a monetary stipend.
The strength & conditioning summer assistant will join an athletics program that includes 26 varsity sports, most of which have both junior varsity and middle-school counterparts. Varsity and junior varsity teams train daily throughout the summer, with most workouts concentrated in June and July. Workouts continue in conjunction with formal practices starting in late July and continuing through mid-August. Middle School students have access to the summer program through a daily summer camp. The strength and conditioning summer assistant is responsible for all duties related to the administration of this program as assigned by the director of strength and conditioning. Specific responsibilities include:
- Assistance with program design
- Assistance with exercise technique analysis
- Administering pre- and post-work for training sessions
- Administering testing procedures
- Recording and analyzing video of training sessions
- Mentoring of summer interns
- Maintenance of facilities and equipment
- Set-up and break-down of equipment for training sessions
- Maintaining and organizing training records and equipment inventory
- Entering data for individual workouts and testing results
- Recording of student-athlete attendance
- Support of multi-sport participation for student-athletes
- Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of school life for student-athletes
- Compliance with all Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association, and North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association policies and procedures
Successful candidates must have graduated from an undergraduate program in exercise science or a related field or be enrolled in a master’s program in that field. Applicants who have graduated from an NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP) school must have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications and hold, or currently be pursuing, CSCS certification. All other applicants must have a current CSCS certification. Knowledge and/or certification of the FMS is preferred.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume (with certification number), transcript, and three professional reference letters through the school’s online application portal. Applications are due no later than April 14, 2017.
Darnell Clark, director of strength and conditioning (email@example.com)
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Charlotte Country Day School will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Country Day does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.