Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach (part-time)

Job Summary

The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible to assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in administration, supervision and development of a comprehensive fitness program. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will be expected to work with the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach to assess the recreation and fitness needs of the campus. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.

This is a part-time position works on-site in Jackson, MS. Compensation for this position includes a stipend plus on campus housing and meals.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of assigned athletic teams.
  • Review, develop and implement sound researched based sport performance programming.
  • Establish long-range planning for strength program enhancements.
  • Assist in the maintenance review, repair, inventory and upkeep of the facilities and equipment.
  • Supervise, schedule, and train interns when applicable.
  • Serve on the On Call Professional Staff for emergencies (If residing on campus).
  • Accept game-day administration obligations each semester if necessary.
  • Participate in various other areas of interest for the College and Millsaps Athletics.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach or the Athletic Director.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise science or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • CSCS or CSCCa Certification required.
  • CPR / First Aid certification required.
  • 6 months to 1-year related experience working in a college setting.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Must have a valid state-issued driver’s license.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Regular and repetitive stooping, bending, lifting and reaching are required
  • Manual dexterity needed for demonstrating proper form and technique, participating in team practices and other repetitive tasks

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should email a copy of their resume and a letter of interest to [email protected]. In the subject line please reference “Assistant Coach position”. No phone calls please.

About Millsaps

Millsaps College is a selective institution of higher education located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi — a progressive southern metropolitan city of nearly half a million. Millsaps is dedicated to academic excellence, open inquiry and free expression, the exploration of faith to inform vocation and the innovative shaping of the social, economic and cultural progress of the region. The college was founded in 1890 by members of the Methodist Church and is consistently ranked as one of the best values in higher education.

Millsaps has an enrollment of approximately 750 students and employs 80 full-time faculty members. The faculty/student ratio at Millsaps is 1:9, and the average class size is 14. Millsaps has graduated 25 Fulbright Award recipients, seven Rhodes Scholars, six Goldwater Scholars and two Truman Scholars. Millsaps is a member of the NCAA Division III and Southern Athletic Association and competes in 18 intercollegiate sports.

EEO Statement

Millsaps College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Millsaps College does not discriminate in employment on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

All offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and verification of employment. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Millsaps College provides a competitive benefits package.

It is the policy of Millsaps College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact [email protected].

Additional Information

In compliance with the amendments to the federal Clery Act concerning annual security reports, all potential job applicants are free to view Millsaps College’s annual Campus Crime Statistics here.

The only national liberal arts college in Mississippi, Millsaps College has consistently been ranked a “Best Buy” among national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report‘s America’s Best Colleges and is cited as one of Loren Pope’s 40 Colleges That Change Lives. It was the first institution in Mississippi with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, and is the only institution in Mississippi ever to be listed in The Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Millsaps is a member of the ACS and NITLE, and has an AACSB accredited business school. In accordance with Federal law, we are making available our Campus Security Report to all prospective employees. Millsaps is located in Jackson, the capital of the state. The Jackson area has a population of around 400,000 and offers low cost-of-living, excellent schools, pleasant climate, and many recreational opportunities.

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