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Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for Track & Field

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 513860
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Health Profession, Student Affairs / Services, Athletics, Medical, Health & Safety
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for an ASSISTANT STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH FOR TRACK & FIELD, ROWING AND CHEER PROGRAMS which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.

An example of job duties includes but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for researching, designing, implementing, and monitoring the strength and conditioning program for one or more sports, which includes program design and implementation involving advanced training of student-athletes in sport specific, performance enhancing strength and conditioning workouts.
  • Carry out assigned responsibilities as instructed by Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports and as outlined in the strength and conditioning policies and procedures manual.
  • Communicate with sports medicine staff regarding student-athlete injuries and modifications made to workouts for each injured/rehabilitating student-athlete in his/her assigned sport.
  • Responsible for assisting in the appearance, maintenance and organization of equipment in the weight facility, as well as the education and enforcement of weight room rules.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports

Why Join Us:

K-State Athletics, Inc. is a proud member of the Big 12 Conference.  We are looking for someone who enjoys working with student-athletes and wants to become a member of our staff to help advance our Strength and Conditioning Program through hard work, knowledge, and dedication.

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-Stat, our supporters and each other.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit

The 2021 annual survey by Forbes magazine, "America's Best Employers by State List", finds Kansas State University rates among the Top 3 employers in the state and is the best university employer in Kansas.

Manhattan was ranked # 19 in "Best Small Cities (under 75,000 population) in the U.S. by for Quality of Life, Economic Health, and Affordability while named Manhattan the #1 College Town in America in 2018.  

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree at time of application
  • Strength and conditioning experience with a collegiate sports program
  • Current certification by either one of the two NCAA recognized strength and conditioning certification organizations:  NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with program staff members, sport coaches and student-athletes
  • Experience working effectively with student-athletes from diverse ethnic, cultural and/or socio-economic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree at time of application
  • Strength and conditioning experience with a collegiate track & field, rowing and/or cheer program
  • Experience as a college student-athlete at any level

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

This position holds the expectation of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

To be considered for the position, please complete the online application, and submit/upload the following documents:

  1. Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
  2. Resume with three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, college/business, phone number and email address)
  3. Proof of current NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC certification

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled



  • Excellent medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Retirement plan (no vesting period)
  • Generous earned leave plan – vacation and sick
  • Parental leave plan
  • Term life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

K-State Athletics Local Agency Employee Benefits Information:

Salary Rate / Pay Rate:

$50,000 to $55,000

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  If position is in development, business office or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.

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