Under the direction of the Director, you will help run the Strength and Conditioning program at Harvard. Responsibilities include:
Develop, administer and implement strength and conditioning programs for varsity athletes.
Design, organize, administer, supervise and implement off-season, pre-season, and in-season sport-specific strength and conditioning programs for varsity athletes. Increase the athletic ability and performance of student-athletes. Motivate student-athletes to strive to achieve their highest potential, keeping in mind their various skill levels. Develop regimens to prevent injuries. Teach proper form on Olympic-style lifts. Maintains appropriate records for each sport/athlete. Implementation requires teaching body mechanics and instructing on technique so that the S&C training not only enhances strength, flexibility, speed and conditioning, but also helps to prevent injuries during athletic participation.
Coordinate strength and conditioning programs with related rehabilitation activities developed by athletic trainers.
Administer pre-season and off-season fitness evaluations.
Provide nutritional guidance for athletes, including information on eating disorders, weight loss, and weight gain.
Instill a winning attitude and strong work ethic in student-athletes.
Develop and enforce appropriate safety procedures.
Ensure compliance with Harvard, Ivy League, and NCAA policies and regulations, including NCAA policies on banned substances.
NOTE: ALL DOCUMENTS that are part of your application should be combined in a SINGLE DOCUMENT and uploaded where the on-line application tells you to "Upload my resume/ CV from my computer." YOUR RESUME MUST BE THE FIRST DOCUMENT. Then include your cover letter, references and any other attachments. Then skip the cover letter section and click "Continue."
The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.
We strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve.
Salary Grade: 000
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree required. At least 2 years' experience coaching strength and conditioning.
Bachelor's degree should preferably be in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field. Master's Degree preferred.
Knowledge of coaching Olympic style lifts, plyometrics, speed development, conditioning, and flexibility. Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work with and relate well to a diverse group of athletes and administrators. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, email and web-based applications.
Ability and willingness to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, cold).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
At the Harvard Library, our work is enriched by our diverse campus community. Our unique and wide-ranging abilities, experiences, and perspectives are integral to achieving Harvard University’s mission of excellence in research, teaching, and learning for our patrons, our collections, and our workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment that cultivates and promotes understanding, respect, a...nd collaboration across our diverse workforce enables our success.
We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply to be a part of our community of over 700 staff members. Our work with faculty, students and researchers to explore answers to intellectual questions, enduring and new, and to seek solutions to the world’s most consequential problems, requires that we not only reflect, but also champion our diverse society.
Harvard Library inspires collaboration, reflection, experimentation, and discovery. Serving as an information hub, the Library connects users to related disciplines and to University-wide teaching resources. The Library engages users through curated discovery, digital collections, reimagined physical space, specialized research support, and delivers exceptional experiences to its user communities. Today, Harvard Library’s holdings range from traditional print collections to rapidly expanding access to digital resources. Harvard Library provides the University's faculty, students, and researchers—now and in the future—with comprehensive access to these materials.
Learn more about our contributions to the academic enterprise by visiting us at http://lib.harvard.edu/about-us and about the Harvard University community at http://hr.harvard.edu/why-harvard .
The Harvard Library is a proud member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance.