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Director of Sports Performance

deadline 30 June 2018
employer Greenhill School
type Full-time
website https://www.greenhill.org/page/employment?pk=997882

OVERVIEW

Founded in 1950, Greenhill School is an independent, coeducational day school enrolling 1,280 students in grades pre-kindergarten-12. The school is located on a 78-acre campus approximately 12 miles north of downtown Dallas.

The School's mission statement reads: "Greenhill School is a diverse community of learners that strives for excellence; values individuality; fosters a passion for learning; promotes the balanced development of mind, body and character; encourages service; and instills a respect for others." Consistent with its mission and its steadfast commitments to excellence, diversity, individuality, and community, Greenhill combines a rigorous, creative academic program with outstanding opportunities in arts and athletics for students from disparate ethnic, religious, socio-economic, and racial backgrounds. The school is widely known for its exceptional educational environment and has a national reputation for graduating highly qualified students who are well prepared to succeed at the most competitive colleges and universities and in later life.
The school is seeking a Director of Sports Performance to collaborate/work closely with the Head of Athletics & Physical Education and High Performance Staff and head coaches. This is a 12-month, exempt staff position.

Reports to: Head of Athletics & Physical Education
Starts on: July 1, 2018

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have:

    -Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or a related field. (Master's preferred);

    -At least 2 years of experience in collegiate strength and conditioning or 4 years in high school;

    -Current CSCCa certification: SCCC or NSCA certification: CSCS;

    -First-Aid/CPR/AED certifications;

    -Excellent communication skills, experience using Word and Excel;

    -The ability to communicate effectively with colleague, students, and parents and motivate student-athletes effectively;

    -Extensive knowledge in conditioning and flexibility training;

    -Displays competence in effective teaching techniques and content knowledge appropriate to the position;

    -Values teaching in a cooperative and problem-solving environment;

    -Values diversity of students, staff and community;

    -Exhibits the quality professional trait including enthusiasm, optimism, punctuality, dependability, and flexibility;

    -Willingness to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth;

    -Utilizes creative strategies in motivating students of all ability levels;

    -Exhibits willingness to work collaboratively and be a part of a team process;

    -Promotes positive school/community relations;

    -Possess a sense of humor;

    -An earnest, active and ongoing commitment to increasing her/his cultural competency and to valuing and respecting the myriad cultural differences among members of the Greenhill Community and beyond.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    -Design and implement speed, strength, nutrition, and conditioning programs for interscholastic sports;

    -Have strong knowledge in all areas of high performance training including strength, speed, conditioning, agility and movement, flexibility, recovery, and nutrition education;

    -Design and supervise high performance programs for all boys' and girls' sports for in- season, off-season, and pre-season;

    -Use student evaluations and functional movement screenings to help develop programs with appropriate progressions for student athletes;

    -Meet with head coaches of all sports to assess strength and conditioning needs;

    -Responsible for managing and scheduling part-time strength and conditioning personnel;

    -Assist in integration of technology into the high performance center for workout;

    -Ability to evaluate and oversee the student-athletes' performance to determine areas of strength and weakness;

    -Plans effectively for instructions and maintains an environment for effective learning;

    -Represent Greenhill School in a professional manner and within the bounds of good sportsmanship;

    -Supervise the High Performance Center and maintain all equipment;

    -Comply with Southwest Preparatory Conference (www.spcsports.org) and institutional policies, procedures, and regulations;

    -Collaborate with the Head of Athletics on hiring, retention, evaluation, and professional development of High Performance staff.

Please feel free to email Chad Wabrek, Head of Athletics and Physical Education, at wabrekc@greenhill.org with any questions, but all applications must be submitted online in order to be considered -- https://www.greenhill.org/page/employment?pk=997882