Graduate Assistant, Athletics Strength and Conditioning (2 Positions)

Lake Erie College
Published
April 8, 2021
Location
Painesville
Job Type
Coaching Level
Graduate Assistant
Job Classification
Strength & Conditioning
Competitive Level
NCAA II
Gender
Not Applicable
Compensation Type
Salary/Stipend, Tuition

Description

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

STATUS: PART-TIME

Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, OH, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applications for graduate assistant, strength & conditioning/sport performance. Lake Erie College is an NCAA Division II program that competes in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (GMAC). The graduate assistant is responsible for duties as assigned by the director and will manage a secondary responsibility as defined. This is a ten-month, two-year appointment, pending successful evaluation at the end of year one.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with coaches to establish programs for all 19 sports and the dance team.
  • Supervises lifts, conditioning sessions, and other training events.
  • Coordinates assigned teams’ training schedules.
  • Assists with Sport Performance Programming (workshops, nutrition meetings/counseling, supplement education and review, etc.).
  • Attends Sports Medicine Team meetings and receives injury reports.
  • Establishes and maintains proper communication with sport coaches, athletic trainers, athletics staff and the strength & conditioning staff.
  • Designs training programs and makes necessary modifications, when needed.
  • Assists with the maintenance and upkeep of training facilities.
  • Supervises weight room and maintains records.
  • LEC Athletics to fund all continuing education.
  • Projects and promotes an inclusive education with the highest standards, where student-athletes are empowered to leave lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.
  • Acts as an ambassador of the College and conducts oneself in a positive manner to heighten the awareness of the institution to all of its constituents.
  • Operates within the mission of the College and athletics department to ensure a full NCAA DII student-athlete experience.
  • Follows all institutional, GMAC and NCAA regulations.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends and to travel for team practices and competition.
  • Assists with transportation of team in vans or bus, upon approval.
  • Other duties as assigned by the director of athletics.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports management or related field preferred.
  • Acceptance into a Lake Erie College graduate program required.
  • Must be certified by a nationally-recognized strength and conditioning program as per NCAA DII Bylaw 11.1.7 (ex: CSCS or CSCCA).
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics, rules and regulations of athletic associations and conferences.
  • Knowledge and skill in using integrated software systems and Microsoft applications.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Qualified applicants will have the availability to work evenings and weekends, possess a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record and have the ability to travel for team practices and competition.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: humanresources@lec.edu (preferred method for applications) or Graduate Assistant, Strength & Conditioning/Sport Performance Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. Learn more at https://www.lec.edu and http://www.lakeeriestorm.com. EOE

THE COLLEGE:

As one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Ohio’s Western Reserve, Lake Erie College is proud of its long heritage. From its start as a female seminary, in the Mount Holyoke style, to the coeducational institution it is today, the College has been a leader in higher education for over 160 years. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, the College fosters an environment of engagement, empowerment and self-evaluation in a diverse world, for both students and employees. We offer a rich menu of employee benefits in retirement, health, education and more, affirming the value we place in our employees.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Lake Erie College provides an excellent, inclusive, and highly personalized education grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Guided by hope and care, our students are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.

 

THE COLLEGE:

As one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Ohio’s Western Reserve, Lake Erie College is proud of its long heritage. From its start as a female seminary, in the Mount Holyoke style, to the coeducational institution it is today, the College has been a leader in higher education for over 160 years. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, the College fosters an environment of engagement, empowerment and self-evaluation in a diverse world, for both students and employees. We offer a rich menu of employee benefits in retirement, health, education and more, affirming the value we place in our employees.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Lake Erie College provides an excellent, inclusive, and highly personalized education grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Guided by hope and care, our students are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: humanresources@lec.edu (preferred method for applications) or Graduate Assistant, Strength & Conditioning/Sport Performance Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. Learn more at https://www.lec.edu and http://www.lakeeriestorm.com. EOE

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