Coordinator of Strength Training 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Intercollegiate Athletics
Performance Enhancement
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking applicants for a Strength Training Coach. The primary responsibilities for this job include: serving as a Strength Training Coach for the Penn State Field Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Rugby programs; enhancing the physical, and emotional development of the student-athletes; coordinate use of weight room area by priority and assisting in the delivery of strength and conditioning services to several varsity teams from Penn State's broad-based athletic program; coordinating with the sports science department in utilizing performance enchantment protocols and devices; coordinating the maintenance and repair of strength and conditioning equipment, as well as recommending purchase of new equipment to the Director of Strength and Conditioning as needed; ensure compliance with University, NCAA and Big Ten rules; perform other duties as may be required by the Director of Strength and Conditioning or Men's and Women's Coaches. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree or equivalent in Health Education, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Medicine or related field, plus additional years of work-related experience in strength training preferred. Certifications in National Strength and Conditioning Association and American College of Sports Medicine highly desirable. Use of weight training equipment required. Successful candidate should have the following experience: NCAA Division I or Professional Strength and Conditioning Coaching experience; strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, and counsel student-athletes to achieve their highest level of fitness; desire to teach proper lifting techniques, strength training, speed development, injury rehabilitation, cardiovascular fitness; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with students, faculty, coaches, administrators and staff; willing to work on strength and conditioning certification; experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations; ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, summer; willing to travel on weekends and holidays; and commitment to adhering to all University, NCAA and Big Ten rules.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088