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High Performance Assistant Trainer - Casual

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Job Title High Performance Assistant Trainer - Casual
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Position Details
The University of Lethbridge High Performance Centre is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Trainer commencing September 2023. Reporting to the Coordinator-High Performance, this position is responsible to provide safe and ethical training to both varsity and youth athletic groups.  

The duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • The Assistant Trainer will assist with the design, development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes. 
  • Maintain a current knowledge of leading edge training methods and protocols, and proactively seek ways to implement new techniques into existing programs when appropriate.
  • Embody a philosophy of excellence, health and wellness at all times, and maintain a strong professional presence within Horns Recreation & Athletics.
Hiring Salary Range: Based on education/experience  
Position Qualifications
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED Certification. 
  • Previous group training experience or former athletic experience.
  • Working towards a Bachelors degree in a related field (Kinesiology or Exercise Science) and a passion for athletics in general.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Professional certification CSEP-CPT, CSEP-CEP, NSCA CSCS, or equivalent.  

This position requires a satisfactory vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. 
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) Hiring Range indicated in Position Details
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE)
Employment Group Other
Position Category Other
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/16/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 09/05/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Certificate
  3. Additional Documents