Hopkins Athletics is multidivisional department with 22 programs competing at the NCAA DIII level and two programs (men's and women's lacrosse) competing at the NCAA Division I level (BIG 10 Conference). The department also hosts a variety of robust recreational activities such as club sports, intramurals, and fitness programming.
The Hopkins Athletics department seeks an innovative and forward-thinking Strength & Conditioning Intern. The intern must operate within the framework of a best-in-class athletic department at Johns Hopkins University. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of diversity and inclusiveness within both the department and University setting. Hopkins Student Affairs seeks to hire, and support the professional development of, colleagues who: are equity-minded; demonstrate a commitment to inclusion; share a keen understanding of the importance of our identity as a diverse community of learners; are poised to contribute to our efforts to support student learning and offer robust leadership development and community engagement opportunities; and can contribute to our efforts to foster student connection and a sense of belonging across our university.
The Strength & Conditioning Intern works to support the mission and integrity of the Johns Hopkins University and the Athletics department. This position is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive and evidence-based strength and conditioning programs tailored for their assigned NCAA programs. The individual will also be expected to contribute to the implementation and supervision of training sessions of teams they assist. Demonstrating adherence to the department philosophy, facility and staff schedule, equipment and facility maintenance expectations, communication responsibilities is essential. The strongest candidates will have a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment and a strong history of building and sustaining relationships with staff, student-athletes, and coaches.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Designs and implements sport-specific strength and conditioning programs that facilitate maximum benefits for assigned sports teams and assists when necessary for other teams noted.
In the absence of Director of Strength & Conditioning, follows direction of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.
Maintains healthy working relationships with members of the Johns Hopkins Athletics Department staff and student-athletes.
Coordinates programming that can be implemented at practices and captain-led sessions, including warm-ups, cardiovascular training, agility, flexibility and recovery.
Communicates and collaborates with Head Coaches, and members of the Sports Performance and Wellness team on performance enhancement, injury prevention, recovery, and conditioning best practices for assigned sports and individual athletes.
Maintains student-athlete records and monitor progress of training programs using Teambuilder software.
Ensures proper operation of weight room with a focus on safety/education, inclusion, and holistic growth.
Assists Director of Strength & Conditioning in maintaining accurate inventory and control all supplies and equipment in the weight room.
Works flexible hours as required including early mornings, evenings, and weekends (travel may be required)
Continues education via professional development training and/or working toward degree in relevant program (maintaining relevant certifications is expected)
Bachelor's Degree required by date of employment.
National Strength and Conditioning Association certification required by date of employment.
Current CPR/AED Certification.
Experience in the sports performance industry is required.
Familiarity with NCAA governing rules.
USAW and FRCms certifications are preferred.
Experience as a strength and conditioning coach at the university/NCAA or professional level is preferred.
Experience with data-tracking technology, such as Tendo Power Analyzer, Catapult Sports, and/or force plate technology is preferred.
Classified Title: Athletics Intern Working Title: Strength & Conditioning Intern Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Sports Medicine Personnel area: University Student Services
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