• Assistant Head of Mental Conditioning

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    ID
    2018-4366
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Athletics
  • Overview

    Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

    Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

    We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

    • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
    • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
    • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
    • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
    • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

     

    Responsibilities

    Job Title:                               Assistant Head of Mental Conditioning

    FLSA Status:                          Exempt

    Department:  Athletic and Personal Development

    Position Summary: Increase individual performance through mental conditioning and assist in the oversight and management of the mental conditioning department.

     

    Position Responsibilities

    • Assist with management and oversight of the mental conditioning department, working closely with the Head of Mental Conditioning
    • Design and implement mental conditioning curriculum with a variety of sports, ages, and levels
    • Conduct group seminars on mental conditioning topics
    • Work with individual athletes on mental conditioning topics
    • Engage in live coaching and interaction in the sport environment at practices, competitions, and around campus
    • Work with sport coaches to implement the mental conditioning curriculum and mental skills with their athletes
    • Educate coaches on mental conditioning topics
    • Teach other classes as required (e.g., Vision Training/Cognitive-Perceptual Training, Mindfulness, Building Men of Character, Empowered Female Athlete, etc.)
    • Take part in overall curriculum development with the mental conditioning team
    • Integrate and work alongside other IMG Athletic and Personal Development Divisions: Physical Conditioning, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Leadership, and Sport Science
    • Work with parents to educate them on a variety of mental conditioning topics
    • Work with corporate groups or outside teams as needed
    • Participate in the promotion of mental conditioning via social media, articles, interviews, blog posts, podcasts, etc.
    • Video-Analysis and production
    • Assist with day to day operations, scheduling, and other organizational duties for the mental conditioning department
    • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Minimum requirement of Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology or related field
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with athletes or performers
    • Knowledge of mental conditioning (sport psychology) research and best practice
    • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Passionate about helping others and a desire and passion for working with youth athletes
    • Excellent time management, adaptability, and flexibility
    • Excellent written, verbal presentation, and communication skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
    • Ability to bring business orientation and operational excellence while focusing on student-athlete welfare and maintaining a dynamic work environment
    • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced organization
    • A superior work ethic

    Preferred Skills

    • Ph.D. in Sport Psychology or related field
    • AASP Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC)
    • Playing, coaching, or managing experience
    • CPR/First Aid certification
    • Bilingual

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push, and pull equipment or weights in excess of 40 pounds
    • Ability to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time
    • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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