Southwestern University seeks candidates for the position of Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. The position is responsible for the development and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for twenty varsity sports in cooperation with the respective head coaches. This position is responsible for supervising workouts, providing student-athletes with proper guidance and training techniques, assisting with injury rehabilitation in conjunction with the athletic training staff, and designing effective, sport specific training sessions. The candidate may be eligible for faculty status and teach in the Fitness and Recreation Activities (FRA) and/or Exercise and Sports Science (ESS) programs. This is a 12 month, full time, exempt position with benefits.
A bachelor's degree is required with a master's degree preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of successful coaching experience at the collegiate level, hold a current Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified(SCCC) certification and/or the Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification, and hold current certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid. The successful candidate is expected to comply with departmental guidelines set forth by Southwestern University, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, American Southwest Conference (football only) and the NCAA Division III. Additional duties may include administrative duties, etc. as assigned by the Director of Athletics. Preferred starting date is January 15, 2018.
Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates. Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. Southwestern is a member of NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Association (SCAC) and American Southwest Conference (ASC - football only). More information on the University is available at www.southwestern.edu or http://southwesternpirates.com/landing/index. More information on the SCAC is available at http://www.scacsports.com/landing/index and the ASC at http://www.ascsports.org/index.aspx?path=football .
To apply: The University will only accept application materials through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/46909. Interested persons may submit letter of interest, resume, the names and contact information of three professional references, and salary expectation. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only "Complete" submissions will be considered. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University's Background Check Policy process. EOE/M/F