All prospective employees will need to apply via West Virginia University’s Division of Human Resources. Job applications will not be accepted within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. All applicants must apply directly online at http://employmentservices.hr.wvu.edu/wvu_jobs
Employment opportunities within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia University:
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS - Women's Basketball - The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletic Communications for Women’s Basketball. The position is expected to direct with personal involvement the publicity and media relations efforts for women's basketball and any other assigned sports. Duties include, media management, media guide preparation, news releases, compiling statistics which is distributed to national, regional and state media outlets; engage in media relations activities, game operations, result reporting, liaison to the conference office, feature writing, assist in production of videos, assist with arranging radio broadcasts both home and away, travel to away games and other special projects. Perform duties related to providing a consistent and continuing public relations program for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, primarily by maintaining a readily accessible, accurate and useful news and information service. The position will report directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications. Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Master’s degree and two years previous experience in sports information, athletic communications or sports media relations, is required.
ASSISTANT SPORTS NUTRITIONIST - West Virginia University invites applications for an Assistant Sports Nutritionist position. The position will assist the Director of Sports Nutrition in providing individual and group/team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of competitive student-athletes. Responsibilities include: assist the Director of Sports Nutrition in assessing and analyzing dietary practices, body composition and energy balance (intake and expenditure) of student-athletes in the context of athletic performance and health, assist in coordinating and managing training table menus and catering, as well as nutrition for team travel, develop and deliver nutrition education for food service personnel operating training tables, counsel student-athletes, in conjunction with strength and conditioning coach and athletic trainers, on optimal nutrition for exercise training, competition, recovery from exercise, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel and supplementation. A bachelor’s degree is required in addition to a minimum of one (1) year nutrition counseling or administration, preferably with emphasis on sports nutrition. Registered Dietitian with American Dietetic Association and Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) is preferred.
STRENGTH COACH (Baseball) - West Virginia University invites applications for a Strength Coach position. The position will oversee the strength and conditioning program for baseball in addition to any varsity sport(s) assigned. Responsibilities include: designing and conducting sport-specific strength and conditioning programs that facilitate maximum benefits for student-athletes, including individualized, comprehensive and year-round programs, assisting with warm-up support, recovery and travel for baseball, supervising and instructing student-athletes and coaches in all aspects of weight training, conditioning and nutrition activities. A master’s degree is required in addition to a minimum of two (2) years of strength and conditioning experience with a proven success rate in the development of student-athletes. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) in addition to first aid, AED and CPR certification is required.
SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS - West Virginia University invites applications for a Senior Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations position. The position will serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and oversee all financial operations, inclusive of a $90 million annual budget. Responsibilities include the overall management of the athletic business office which includes all business operations, payroll and benefits, travel, accounts payable, procurement, budget management and control, account reconciliation and inventory control, providing fiscal policy development and implementing operational policies, procedures, practices and standards that ensure optimal efficiencies of the athletic business office, serving as the chief business and financial contact with the WVU Foundation, serving as the contract administer for all insurance agreements. Provide oversight to all insurance requests and payments for medical providers. The position will provide oversight of the department’s equipment unit and information technology in addition to developing the long-term capital plan for intercollegiate athletics and assisting with the deferred maintenance plan for athletic facilities. The position will serve as a contract administrator for specified service contracts with vendors including, merchandising, event staffing, law enforcement services, travel and cleaning services. A master’s degree, preferably in business, finance, or similar field is required in addition to a minimum of ten (10) years senior level experience managing a college, university , conference or professional athletic business office is required.
Other Job Openings:
GAME DAY EVENT STAFF (Part-time) - West Virginia University Athletics (Morgantown, WV) Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) Morgantown, WV branch is now hiring part-time Event Staff to work WVU athletic events. With over 50 U.S. branch locations, CSC is the largest event security and crowd management company in the world. More information here: http://hportal.schedulingsite.com/#/verifyemail?BranchID=20
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