Wilfred Laurier University – Coordinator, High Performance Strength & Conditioning

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WATERLOO, Ont. – Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading multi-campus university that excels at educating with purpose. Through its exceptional employees, students, researchers, leaders, and educators, Laurier has built a reputation as a world-class institution known for its rich student experience, academic excellence, and global impact. With a commitment to Indigenization and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, Laurier’s thriving community has a place for everyone.

Laurier has more than 19,000 students and 2,100 faculty and staff across campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, as well locations in Kitchener and Milton. The university is committed to providing an inclusive workplace, a flexible work policy and employing a workforce that is reflective of local and national demographics. Our locations are situated on the traditional territories of the Neutral, Anishnawbe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We recognize the unique heritages of Indigenous peoples and support their intentions to preserve and express their distinctive Indigenous cultures, histories, and knowledge through academic programming and co-curricular activities. Laurier’s Centre for Indigegogy is one example of how Laurier honours Indigenous knowledge.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Director, Interuniversity Sport Programs the newly created Coordinator, High Performance Strength & Conditioning role within Athletics & Recreation, is responsible for supporting the efforts of the Department of Athletics and Recreation in strength and conditioning. Provides supervision of the strength and conditioning student interns while coordinating with the athletic therapy staff, facility staff, sport medicine doctors and head coaches to provide expertise, guidance, and training in strength training and physical conditioning for high performance student-athletes at Wilfrid Laurier University. The Coordinator organizes the development, implementation, and evaluation of all strength and conditioning programs across all varsity student-athletes within Laurier, OUA, and USports guidelines.

This is a full-time, limited term role with an anticipated end date of July 1, 2024. Regular hours of work are 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday. However, there is a requirement to work outside of the normal hours of work including evenings and weekends. When possible the manager will adjust hours so no more than 35 hours are worked in a week. 



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