LOCATION: United States Naval Academy, Physical Education Department
APPLICATION TIMELINE: Review of applications will begin on October 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY: The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in desirable Annapolis, Maryland. As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, the United States Naval Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. The United States Naval Academy is committed to building a diverse workforce who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and leadership development. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration. Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Physical Education Department invites applications for a Professor of Physical Disciplines (Wrestling), a non-tenure track faculty position, to begin as early as December 2018. USNA is a service academy and top tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and athletics. Candidates should have specific expertise teaching personal conditioning and combatives. The incumbent will teach classes to students with varying degrees of physical experience and have collateral duties as a wrestling coach. Applicants whose work demonstrates a commitment to educate and train a diverse student body are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities: •Assist with teaching, administration and supervision of the Physical Education curriculum and activities relating to the physical mission. •Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of students to include counseling midshipmen in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters as appropriate. •Assist in the preparation and execution of the brigade Physical Fitness Assessment •Sever as a wrestling coach as directed by the USNA Director of Athletics. •Coordinate recruiting efforts of prospective student athletes. •Adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures of the Naval Academy, the Naval Academy Athletic Association (NAAA) and the NCAA.
This is a 10-month, federal excepted service position. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum: •A Master’s Degree. •Previous teaching in an activities based program at the collegiate level. •Two (2) years of experience teaching combatives and coaching wrestling. •U.S. Citizenship required Preferred: •Prior coaching at an NCAA Division I institution •Competitive athletic experience at an international level. •Prior military experience. HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION:Interested candidates should apply through the US Naval Academy Human Resources Department found at: https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/PPD-WRES-AY19.php Please note: Review of applications will begin on October 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION:The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis. Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation. These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. Background investigations for non-US Citizens often require up to two years to complete. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
A Master’s Degree.
Previous teaching in an activities based program at the collegiate level.
Two (2) years of experience teaching combatives and coaching wrestling.
U.S. Citizenship required
Prior coaching at an NCAA Division I institution
Competitive athletic experience at an international level.