Assistant Professor of Physical Education/Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning (2022)Location:
Lexington, VAOpen Date:
Mar 30, 2022Description:
The Department of Physical Education and Athletics invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physical Education /Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning. The position is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics. The duties include all aspects of strength and conditioning for 24 varsity sports, as well as teaching in the physical education program.
- Develop and schedule strength and conditioning orientations and workouts with all head coaches and individual students of each team during traditional and non-traditional seasons
- Develop summer workout and conditioning programs for each program in conjunction with the sport coaching staff
- Upkeep and maintenance of records on strength programs for each team and specific individual workouts of each student
- Collaborate with the Manager of the Fitness Center on purchasing and maintenance of strength training equipment
- Assist with facility coverage during the summer and over academic breaks
- Other duties as assigned
Candidates must be committed to a philosophy of being an educator and exhibit a strong commitment toward adhering to the policies and guidelines of Washington and Lee’s Physical Education and Athletics Department, NCAA, and ODAC.
Washington and Lee University is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, liberal arts college of approximately 1820 undergraduate and 400 law students and located in Lexington, VA, three hours southwest of Washington, DC. W&L is consistently ranked among the top 12 national liberal arts colleges.
Washington and Lee University promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment that allows students and employees of multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work, and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that environment and exhibit potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or closely related field is required. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strength and conditioning programs. Good interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate should have CSCS certification from the NSCA and must be certified in First Aid and CPR.
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on April 20 and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/104860. Candidates should submit: a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information.
For more information, please contact Bethany Dannelly at [email protected].Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.