NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college, accredited by the HLC. We provide opportunities for students to grow intellectually and spiritually. The education is characterized by relevant and rigorous coursework, significant faculty-student interaction, and a community of learners.
NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE (IOWA) has a full-time, 9-month faculty, non-tenure position beginning August 15, 2014. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (75% of the load) will be teaching courses in the Kinesiology Department. Specific instructional duties will include teaching exercise science courses (such as Anatomical Kinesiology, Physiological Adaptions of Exercise, Biomechanics, Principles of Personal Training, or others to be determined); supervision of strength and conditioning practicums and internships; and other assigned academic duties. SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES (25% of the load) will be to serve as the assistant strength and conditioning coach. Specific duties will include assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in the supervision of the athletic strength and conditioning facilities, development and management of strength and conditioning activities for Northwestern College athletic teams (to be determined), and perform other duties as assigned.
A completed master’s degree in exercise science or related field is required; candidates with a terminal degree will be given preference. Strong interest in classroom teaching and pedagogical aptitude is required; successful teaching experience is desired. NSCA certification (CSCS) or equivalent is also required along with at least 2 years experience in strength and conditioning, and experience and ability to teach group exercise leadership to athletes and kinesiology students.
Northwestern seeks candidates with an authentic Christian faith who will support the college’s mission, Reformed and evangelical identity, and commitment to Christian liberal arts as expressed in our Vision for Learning (www.nwciowa.edu/vision).
Apply online at www.nwciowa.edu/employment and send an email message to email@example.com with the following attachments: letter of application and résumé. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Northwestern College complies with all federal and state regulations for non-discrimination in employment. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.