Washington and Lee University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Coach of Women’s Golf/Assistant Coach of Men’s Golf. Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee is a highly selective, residential, co-educational, liberal arts university of 1857 students located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The University is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, sponsoring 24 varsity sports.
This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities include organizing, developing, and administering all phases of the Women’s Golf program, including recruitment, budget management, on-course coaching, and serving as an assistant to the head coach of men’s golf. The successful candidate will also teach in our required Physical Education program. Candidates must be committed to a philosophy of being an educator, building a positive, respected program, and exhibit a strong commitment toward adhering to Washington and Lee’s Physical Education and Athletics Department, NCAA, and ODAC policies and guidelines. Emphasis on academic priorities for student-athletes as well as the importance of good citizenship both on and off the course will also be considered.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of identity. Our department is committed to preparing our students for engaged citizenship by creating an educational environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.
A bachelor’s degree is required and a minimum of three years of college golf coaching or equivalent combination of education and experience is desired. A master’s degree is preferred. The salary will be commensurate with the education and experience of the successful candidate.
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19. New employees must provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to be assured of consideration, credentials should be received no later than March 31, 2023.
Candidates should submit: a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references with contact information. Applications will be accepted through Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/122050.