|deadline||26 May 2019|
Macalester College seeks to hire a part-time Sports Performance Coach to support the Athletics department. This position is responsible for providing leadership and assisting in the planning and direction of all phases of athletic training for the athletic department. The Assistant Sports Performance Coach represents and models the highest levels of honesty, integrity and sportsmanship to students, alumni, officials, and community members at all times.
-Assist the Head of Sports Performance Coach in implementing strength and conditioning programs for Macalester’s 21
-Assist in the writing of strength and conditioning programs for teams assigned by the Head Sports Performance Coach
-Assist in the daily operations of the Deno Fitness Center Facility to maintain a clean and safe environment for all
users of the area.
-Assist in the maintenance and condition of all fitness related equipment in the Deno Fitness Center.
-Represents the College and its athletics program, with honesty, integrity and sportsmanship at all times, to
various institutional programs and students, parents, the general public, alumni and external agencies.
-Contributes to the overall atmosphere of the department through engaging and building relationships with a diverse
community across campus as well as establishing positive, team-oriented working relationships with immediate peers.
-Works in an effective manner with other athletic department areas such as the training room, equipment, facilities,
sports information, business manager, and other coaches to provide an outstanding work environment.
-Work with various departments and personnel at the college such as the Registrar’s office, Dean of Students, and
other campus offices to aid in the development of a positive student-athlete experience.
-Actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion to increase individual
capacity to support institutional changes that create and sustain a welcoming and inclusive environment across the
-Assumes other tasks as assigned by the Head Sports Performance Coach.
-Assumes other tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
-Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Sports Medicine, Physical Education, or related field from an accredited
-Certification in CPR/AED, First Aid.
-Certification in Strength and Conditioning(CSCCa-SCCC, NSCA-CSCS, USA-W)
-Knowledge and ability to provide fitness training to individuals in a personal training setting
-Knowledge and ability to provide fitness training in a small group and class setting
-Knowledge and appreciation of a liberal arts education and an understanding of the role athletics and recreation
play in a college committed to academic excellence and cultural diversity.
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff, faculty, students, parents and alumni from diverse ethnic,
cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
-Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work within the framework of Macalester College policies, MIAC (Minnesota
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) regulations, and NCAA Division III philosophy and rules.
-Maintains valid and annual certifications in: NCAA Rules test, CPR/AED, First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens safety and
van driver certification(if applicable).
-Proficiency in computer based technology, including excel and word.
-Effective teaching methods; excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; and
willingness to work on projects with faculty, administrators, and staff.
For best consideration, please submit resume and cover letter in one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage no later than May 26, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately. Review of applications will begin immediately. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:
Talent Acquisition Manager
Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.