UW HOSPITAL & CLINICS Exercise Specialist - 10238 in MADISON, Wisconsin
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Exercise Specialist - Sports Performance - 100% FTE - The American Center - 10238 DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking an Exercise Specialist (Sports Performance) to: * Design developmentally-appropriate training programs; modify programs to fit the needs of the athlete * Implement a long-term athlete development plan using a sound youth athlete development philosophy * Effectively communicate with athletes, parents, coaches and administrators * Assess athlete function related to movement skills, developmental and performance measures. * Assist with development, marketing and promotion of sports performance programs * Actively participate in staff education sessions Work Schedule: This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position scheduled to work Monday through Friday day and evening shifts. No weekends or holidays are required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department. Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Minimum - Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or related field. Preferred - Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Strength and Conditioning or related field. Work Experience: Minimum - One (1) year of experience in sports performance training. Preferred - Three (3) years of experience working with athletes from a variety of backgrounds in training and conditioning. Licenses and Certifications: Minimum BLS Certification. Obtain a national certification by at least one of the following organizations within 6 months from hire: * CSCS National Strength and Conditioning Association * Sports Performance Coach USA Weightlifting * Club Coach USA Weightlifting * PES National Academy of Sports Medicine * CSCC National Strength and Conditioning Association Preferred - Certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. Movement-based assessment and evaluation certification. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate regarding coaching and sports performance training. * Demonstrate ability to connect with and motivate athletes of all ages. * Demonstrates strong communication and public speaking skills. * Ability to work in a team environment with a variety of health care professionals. * Demonstrates effective communication skills with supervisors, peers, parents, coaches, athletes and all other medical p ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: https://ars2.equest.com/?response\_id=daeb74855906fd33ae4a2a5dd7e061b0 Other: Applicants ONLY to apply via URL link provided!