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Assistant Director of Human Performance

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Assistant Director of Human Performance

  • 499662
  • Professional Staff
  • Full-time
  • Opening at: Jun 17 2024 at 12:00 CDT
  • Athletics

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director Human Performance is responsible for teaching strength and conditioning skills, strategies and techniques to student athletes by evaluating individual athletes and placing them in programs designed to address identified strength and conditioning needs.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Improves the overall strength and condition of competitive athletes by assisting in designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs to help achieve success in a competitive sports program.
2. Evaluates athlete’s strengths and weakness by interviewing athletes and coaches, analyzing athletes to determine approach required to achieve maximum results for the sport involved, teaching athletes new strategies and techniques; assisting with the preparation and implementation of weekly practice and conditioning sessions.
3. Identifies and recruits student athletes who are qualified to compete at the Division 1 level by analyzing and evaluating the skill level of potential recruits; analyzing and evaluating the academic potential of new recruits; assessing the needs of the program and the available options to fulfill individual personal needs.
4. Functions as a member and liaison with the Athletic Academic Office by working with assigned to the University Conference and NCAA guidelines; acts as the liaison with the office regarding the progress of assigned student athletes; participates and supports the student athlete’s participation in the departments student-athlete development programs; serves as a resource for personal issues such as nutrition, social and family issues.
5. Assists with daily operations and management by preparing and maintaining proper documentation related to the strength and conditioning of student-athletes.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree.
• 2 years’ strength and conditioning experience.

Preferred Education & Experience:

• None

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• Valid strength and conditioning accreditation under NCAA guidelines.
• Valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of teaching methods.
• Knowledge of a variety of sports.
• Knowledge of basic counseling techniques.
• Knowledge of NCAA guidelines.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

NOTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH NCAA REGULATIONS:

This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations.  An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations

TCU Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report Notice of Availability

Texas Christian University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. TCU’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statements of policy contained within this report address institutional policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, emergency notifications and timely warning of crimes, sexual and interpersonal violence, and personal safety at TCU. Additionally, this report outlines fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus housing facilities, as well as residence hall fire statistics. 

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be found on the TCU Police Department website at https://police.tcu.edu/annual-security-report, or a paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the TCU Police Department at 817-257-7930, or via email at police@tcu.edu.

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