Assistant Professor and Head Menâ€™s and Womenâ€™s Tennis Coach
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Assistant Professor and Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
Springfield College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor and Head Tennis Coach for the Men’s and Women’s teams. The qualified applicant will report to the Director of Athletics and will also hold instructional responsibilities in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER). Instructional responsibilities will be dependent on the teaching expertise of the applicant. Preference will be given to candidates who show a strong desire to enrich and expand an educational program within the School.
The individual is responsible for all phases of the men’s and women’s tennis program including competition and practice planning, mentoring of tennis 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, NEWMAC, and institutional rules and regulations is necessary. Springfield College is a NCAA Division III institution and a member of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
The successful applicant must have a Master’s degree in a discipline related to HPER. Preference will be given to applicants with previous college teaching and coaching experience. Valid driver’s license and successful completion of driver’s course required. First Aid/CPR/AED certification required. Candidates 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 homepage at www.springfieldcollege.edu.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:
Dr. Cathie Schweitzer
Director of Athletics
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109
Review of applications will begin immediately. The appointment is scheduled to begin August, 2015.
Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity
and equality in education and employment.