Chronicle Careers, from The Chronicle of Higher Education
Position: Track/Field Coach
Salary: Unspecified
Institution: Calvin College
Location: Michigan
Date posted: 6/22/2009

Track/Field Coach: Calvin College Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport. Position: Full-time head men’s and women’s track and field coach and HPERDS Department faculty position. This is a two-year term position with potential for tenure-track based on qualifications. Position Description: The successful candidate is expected to teach in the physical education department and be the head track and field coach in a Division III intercollegiate athletics program. Qualifications-Required: Master’s degree in a HPERDS related discipline and a proven record or potential for excellence in teaching HPERDS Department classes and coaching (term position). Preferred: Doctoral degree in a HPERDS related discipline and a proven record or potential for excellence in teaching HPERDS Department major and minor classes and for active scholarship (tenure-track position). Calvin College seeks faculty members who affirm the Christian faith as expressed by the Reformed confessions and who have academic and personal qualifications for teaching and scholarship. Calvin is building a tradition of diversity and accessibility and welcomes applications from persons whose personal characteristics will further that commitment, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Proposed Starting Date: August 2009. Related Information: Calvin College is a private, comprehensive liberal arts college in the Reformed tradition of historic Christianity. Established in 1876, Calvin College offers more than 80 majors and pre-professional programs, and has over 240 faculty and a student body of 4,300. The HPERDS Department has 17 full-time faculty representing several different disciplines including physical education, recreation, dance, health education, exercise science and sports management. The department also includes 17 intercollegiate athletic teams, several club sports and an active intramural program. More information about the department can be found at: Application Procedure: Screening of applicants will begin July 10, 2009, and will continue until an acceptable candidate is selected. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions, a 250-500 word personal faith statement, three current letters of reference which speak to your qualifications for the position and one letter of reference from a pastor who can speak to your Christian faith and commitment to: Dr. Brian Bolt, Chairperson, Department of HPERDS, Calvin College, 3195 Knight Way SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546; phone: 616-526-7526; fax: 616-526-6060; e-mail:

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