Ottawa University, Kansas (NAIA) seeks a full-time Sports Performance Coordinator/Head Powerlifting Coach to oversight the design and implementation of the physical training programs for 25 intercollegiate athletic programs. The head coach will also be responsible for developing, organizing and leading all phases of a new powerlifting team to begin competition in 2018-19. Leadership for a new powerlifting team will include the recruitment of student-athletes to a liberal arts institution that places a high priority on academics and diversity.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field is required with a Master’s Degree highly preferred. The ideal candidate will have significant and successful coaching experience in intercollegiate athletics/high school strength and conditioning programming, as well as competitive powerlifting experience. Head coaching experience is highly preferred. Applicants must possess current NSCA/CSCS or CSCCA/SCC, as well as USAPL certification. USAW certification is also desirable. It is required that all qualified applicants have a strong commitment to academic and athletic excellence, and will be dedicated to instilling the Champions of Character values into their coaching style and expectations of the student-athletes. A valid driver's license and driving record which meets institutional requirements is also required.
A completed online Application for Employment is required at http://www.ottawa.edu/Careers as a part of the application process. Candidates should attach to the application a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of the application for employment. Any additional information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The review of applications will begin immediately and the official start date is planned for January 3rd.
Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.
Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, ethnicity, family and marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Ottawa University is a liberal arts Institution located in Ottawa, Kansas which competes in 25 intercollegiate athletic programs and is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC). The mission of Ottawa University is to build on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry. Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity.