At Maryville University, we power dreams-not just degrees. Our vision is to be the innovative leader in higher education promoting a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all.
The Student Life – Athletics and Recreation department and Exercise Science program at Maryville University is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track faculty appointment to begin August 1, 2019. We are looking for a broadly trained faculty member to teach exercise science courses 4-6 hours/semester, direct the human performance lab, and lead the Saints Athletics strength and conditioning program.
This position is responsible for developing and managing the strength and conditioning program for our athletics department, in collaboration with head coaches, while managing strength and conditioning student assistants and interns as they implement programming. This position is also responsible for the scheduling, coordination, and running of human performance testing in the Exercise Science Human Performance Lab. Lab coordination will include scholarship/research. The candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.
Maryville University is a member of the NCAA Division II and Great Lakes Valley Conference with 18 varsity sports with active involvement of around 435 student-athletes.
Human Performance Lab Coordinator- oBe the lab lead and liaison between academics and athletics oSchedule, coordinate with athletic teams and academic (EXSC) students, provide oversight of testing procedures oCoordinate conduct outreach activities within local community (local law enforcement, military, youth, and professional sports teams) oManage two work-study lab assistants (1 senior, 1 junior) oAssist faculty with hands-on, active learning opportunities within various classes
Instructor- oInstruct 3-4 hours per semester (generally lab-type and field experience coursework)
Strength & Conditioning Coach- oProvide oversight of all athletic programs oMeet with various sports teams to ensure appropriate and sport-specific strength and conditioning practices are being followed oManage student assistants, interns and or graduate assistants to increase the capacity of the department
Master's degree in Kinesiology or Exercise Science
CSCS or SCCC certification and CPR/AED certification required
Experience developing and coordinating programs for all athletes in all areas of strength training, as well as speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility, and cardiovascular training
Experience leading academic coursework; course design, delivering active learning sessions/classes, and grading
Experience with human performance-based lab equipment; force plates, velocity-based training implements, body composition analysis, timing gates, WattBikes and metabolic analyzers
Special Instructions to Applicants:
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution more than 6,000 students. Maryville offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the last two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 20 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.