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Sanford Health Strength and Conditioning Specialist | Sanford Power in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Power Center
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 2990 Seter Pkwy, Fargo, ND 58104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Responsible for a comprehensive program design, implementation and supervision of athletes/clients of various ages and skill levels. Provide instruction and demonstration of correct Olympic lifting technique, along with other strength, speed development, agility and plyometric exercises while applying them in a periodized framework. Provide instruction and demonstration of appropriate dynamic warm up, mobility and stability exercises based on individualized athlete needs. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. A team minded professional who embraces growth and challenges. Ability to work in individual, small group and team settings.

Thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines. Ability to administer and interpret SCORE testing assessment for pre/post evaluation of athletic readiness. Complete SCORE testing report and deliver results to athlete/parents. Incorporate sport timing systems for all large group and team SCORE testing. Ability to administer and interpret results for submaximal cardiovascular and fitness assessments.

Collaborate with appropriate Sanford departments as required; such as but not limited to, Sport Science Institute (SSSI), Power-PT, Athletic Training, Ortho & Sports Medicine Physician groups, etc., to gather accurate and reliable athlete testing data for use in research. Work with Sanford Physical Therapy staff to incorporate SCORE pro biomechanical assessment results into individualized athlete performance programming.

Assists in the promotion of POWER services and in the development of new programming. Assist with collection and computer entry of accurate athlete testing data. Maintain an accessible record of all written and electronic athlete performance programming. Responsible for safety, maintenance and cleanliness of the weight room, equipment and overall facility.

Department Details

This Strength and Conditioning Specialist will work primarily at our Sanford POWER facility in Fargo, ND. This full time position is eligible for Sanford Health benefits which include health, dental, vision, 401k, PTO and much more!


A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of exercise science, kinesiology, health, physical education,

recreation or other closely related discipline is required. Master's degree in one of the identified bachelor's degree areas is


Highly desirable two or more years of experience in the strength and conditioning field at the high school, college,

professional or private sector.

Competency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills is required.

Possess a thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment and certification required and maintained.

CSCS Certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is required within one year of date hired.

Certification on one of the following areas is preferred at date of hire: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), USA Weightlifting, and/or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-37710
Featured: No