University of the Fraser Valley – Strength Coach, Athletics & Campus Recreation

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Athletics & Campus Recreation
Application deadline: May 6, 2022

Job Number:J0422-1726



Scale:Staff Scale, Group 8


Job Summary:

The Strength Coach, Athletics & Campus Recreation supports all aspects of strength and conditioning training for UFV varsity athletes and teams.

The Strength and Conditioning Coach oversees yearly training plans for all varsity athletes and assists with any strength and conditioning component offered in all UFV Sports camps. The Strength Coach oversees a student strength and conditioning team, and mentors UFV students who aspire to consider career options in the strength and conditioning field.

Please see position description above for more information.


  • Completion of a post-secondary degree with a specialization in Kinesiology or related field.
  • Recognition as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, preferably through the NCSA.
  • Minimum two (2) years related experience, preferably in team strength and conditioning in high-performance sport.
  • Evidence of strong customer service experience and skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong skills in relationship building and collaboration.
  • Demonstrated strength in organizational skills, task prioritization, and goal setting.
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision, remain calm under pressure, and work effectively in a team environment.
  • Experience working with and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UFV programs and services.

About UFV:

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the traditional territory of the Halq’eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in Stó:lo Temexw (Stó:lo Land; Stó:lo World). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and Integrated Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which means House of Transformation. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC’s top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

Indigenization, equity, and diversity are essential to our work as a university. A diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of groups that experience discrimination due to race, colour, place of origin, ancestry, and/or religion, persons who identify as women and 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities. We invite applicants to complete a confidential self-identification survey as part of the application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  Information will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the recruitment process, and results are not shared with the selection committee.  Inquiries about the survey may be directed to  Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Please note: you should receive a confirmation email once you have successfully applied to this position. If you do not, please contact the Njoyn Help Desk at or 1-877-427-7717 Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (EST).

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