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Job Posting: Exercise and Sport Science Lab Coordinator

Lakeshore Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 organization that promotes independence for persons with physically disabling conditions and opportunities to pursue active, healthy lifestyles. The advertised position is associated with a research collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The lab coordinator will work closely with exercise science researchers from UAB.

Job Posting: Exercise and Sport Science Lab Coordinator

Lakeshore Foundation is currently seeking an energetic, creative, resourceful, self-starter with experience in conducting lab testing for research related to exercise science.


  • Conduct all Human Performance Testing (e.g., strength, balance, oxygen consumption, body composition)
  • Maintain laboratory area (equipment calibration, maintenance & repair, ordering supplies); oversee equipment checkout; order supplies
  • Responsible for keeping equipment in good working order and for contacting equipment rep for servicing equipment
  • Oversee all aspects of exercise testing for research, program evaluation, and athlete performance: determine protocols; recruit and schedule participants; collect, enter, manage data
  • Process data; interpret and write up results
  • Training university students and conducting lab classes
  • Provide feedback to participants
  • Assist with testing methodology section for grant applications
  • Create data collection forms, spreadsheets, and flyers
  • Conduct literature searches


  • Master’s degree in Exercise Science or related field
  • Strong technical skills operating and maintaining equipment
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and office managerial skills
  • Minimum 3 years of experience conducting lab testing related to exercise science and fitness testing for research
  • CPR, Standard First Aid and AED required (or willingness to obtain within 90 days)

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Send cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references to Debbie Smith,

Click HERE to download this information in a PDF format.

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