Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Athletic Performance

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Work type: Full-time Staff
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Athletics/Recreation

Assistant Director of Athletic Performance


Canisius College seeks an Assistant Director of Athletic Performance. Canisius is a member of the Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Assistant Director of Athletic Performance ensures the Canisius Athletic Performance Program is administered with constant commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. This is a modified, full-time 10 month position which reports to the Director of Athletic Performance. This position will work evening and weekends.



  • Assist with the administration of the athletic performance programs for 20 varsity sports.
  • Work with head coaches to improve athletic performance of all varsity student-athletes.
  • Supervise, educate and monitor student-athletes while using the facility and ensure they are utilizing proper lifting techniques to ensure maximum results in a safe environment.
  • Supervise and assist in the development of graduate assistants and interns.
  • Schedule and supervise the weight room and maintain all the weight room equipment.
  • Adhere to all rules and regulations of Canisius College, the MAAC Conference and the NCAA.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Applicant must have the ability to work compatibly and cooperatively with the staff and personnel in the department of Athletics and other College departments.
  • Bachelor's Degree is required (Master's Degree preferred).
  • CSCS or SCCC certification is required (or must be obtained within one year of hire).
  • Working knowledge of various training techniques.
  • Prior experience at the collegiate level is preferred.

The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA in order to participate in the search process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (716) 888-2240.

To apply, go to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please include your cover letter and resume with your application.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a modified, full-time, 10-month position. Benefits are available the first of the month after the full-time employee's date of hire and include; health, dental and vision insurance, life and long term disability insurance, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees with contribution from College after one year. Paid holidays, vacation, personal leave and sick leave. Tuition benefits are also available for full-time employees and their qualified dependents.


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