Operations Associate, Athletics Sports Performance (Part-Time/Temporary)

  • Salt Lake Community College
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Oct 04, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Athletics & Coaching

Job Description


Operations Associate, Athletics Sports Performance (Part-Time/Temporary)

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title: Operations Associate, Athletics Sports Performance (Part-Time/Temporary)

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status: Not Applicable

Reports to (title): Kevin Dustin

Department: Athletics-4H0

Requisition Number: P24017

Position Type: Replacement

Job Category: Part-Time Staff - Variable

FT/PT: Part-time

Initial Work Location:

Starting Salary: $21.60-$24.00

Job Open Date: 07/11/2023

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date:

Job Summary: The Operations Associate of Sports Performance will assist in the planning, development, implementation, evaluation and management of the performance performance services provided to SLCC student-athletes (i.e. Nutrition, Strength Training, etc.)*Please note: This is a temporary grant funded position. This position is funded through June 30, 2024 and may or may not continue after this date.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Strength Coach-
  • This position is responsible for developing programs that enhance the strength, conditioning, and movement development of student-athletes and will work collaboratively with the Sports Medicine and Performance Nutrition staff to ensure the health, safety, and performance of student-athletes
  • Must be willing and able to work non-traditional schedule including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Develop strength and conditioning programs for male and female student-athletes with review from the coaches
  • Supervise and coordinate strength and conditioning programs for men’s and women’s sports as required
  • Perform strength testing and evaluation as assigned
  • Oversee strength and conditioning programs which elicit safe and correct execution of exercise technique
  • Effectively communicate with athletic trainers and coaches on exercise protocol
  • Promote the Performance program during the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and for external constituents, as needed
  • Be responsible for adhering to all Department and Colleges continuing education initiatives and required certifications and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Provide sport-specific nutrition education to teams and engage in individual nutrition counseling with student-athletes
  • Manage fueling stations for team sites, weight room, and centralized department sites with the help of work-study students and/or an intern
  • Assist in managing student interns and volunteers
  • Oversee product and inventory management including receiving, deliveries, and storage room organization, including Fueling Station maintenance and quality/food safety standards
  • Assist with Training Table meals and planning pre-competition and recovery meals
  • Provide counsel for proper nutrient timing and plate coaching
  • Facilitate departmental nutrition education, campaigns, and social media outreach
  • Perform body composition assessment using BodPod
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend appropriate nutritional supplements

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued:

Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelors degree* At least one (1) year experience in clinical, culinary, or sports nutrition

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ideal candidate has knowledge of rules and regulations of athletic governing bodies and nutritional supplements, anthropometric measurements, and food service quality and safetySelf-motivated and have ability to work independently, yet understand the collaborative and dynamic work setting of sports nutrition in collegiate athleticsManagement experience, organizational and technical skill, and good attention to detailAbility to work nights and weekendsAbility to lift heavy objects, up to 40lbsAbility to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, including varying ability, culture, and ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Special Instructions: *Please note: This is a temporary grant funded position. This position is funded through June 30, 2024 and may or may not continue after this date.

SLCC Highlights: Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/56075

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