Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health Education and Head Men's Gymnastics Coach
Springfield College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Health Education and Head Men’s Gymnastics Coach. The qualified applicant will report to the Director of Athletics. This position is a full-time, nine-month, program-track appointment beginning August 2017. Preference will be given to applicants who can bring diverse perspectives to this growing department and who are motivated to help students succeed. The individual is responsible for all phases of the men’s gymnastics program including competition and practice planning, mentoring of staff, recruitment and development of student-athletes, equipment, contests, public relations and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. Additionally, a thorough understanding of and accountability to NCAA, ECAC, USAG, and institutional rules and regulations is necessary. Springfield College is an NCAA Division III institution that competes in the NCAA National Collegiate Championships for Men’s Gymnastics. Responsibilities also include teaching coursework in the Department of Physical Education and Health Education. Instructional responsibilities will be dependent on the teaching expertise of the applicant.
Interested applicants for this position will have a Master’s degree from a regional accredited institution in Physical Education or a related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with at least five years of college teaching and/or college coaching experience. A valid driver’s license is required. Applicants should have a commitment to work in a dynamic work setting with a diverse student population.
Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. For more information, please visit the College’s homepage at www.springfieldcollege.edu. Applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references to: Erica Hollot, Athletics Recruiting and Retention Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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