Hope College is looking for a highly motivated and energetic candidate to be an on-campus strength and conditioning coordinator and assistant football coach. The Strength & Conditioning Coordinator/Assistant Football Coach will coordinate all aspects of strength and conditioning for Hope College’s 22 intercollegiate athletic teams and assist within the football program as assigned by the head football coach. In each responsibility, the Coordinator will adhere to the rules of the NCAA, the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, and Hope College. This is a 10 month/year, administrative staff, benefit-eligible position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Plan, coordinate, and implement sound strength and conditioning practices and protocols for all Hope College intercollegiate athletic teams.
- Work collaboratively and cooperatively with head coaches, athletic trainers, and/or their designees to provide resources and opportunities for physical performance improvement.
- Create off-season and in-season physical performance improvement programs for either individual or group training sessions.
- Teach strength and conditioning or other related courses as determined by department chair.
- Collaborate with department chair and exercise science program director to provide educational opportunities for students interested in careers related to physical performance.
- Coordinate and supervise student internship, work-study, or observation opportunities.
- Be a contributing member of the football coaching staff and coach a position as determined by head football coach.
- Assist in planning, organizing and directing all phases of the intercollegiate football program including practice, games, conditioning and staff management.
- Assist the head coach with the administrative duties of the football program.
- Contribute in recruiting process for football with duties including but not limited to:
- Assist with on-campus visits
- Off-campus recruiting as directed by Head Coach
- Phone calls
- Working with high school coaches to attract student-athletes to Hope College
As part of the online application available at www.hope.edu/jobs, candidates must upload the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- List of three references with contact information
- Teaching/Coaching Philosophy
- Statement describing your support of the NCAA Division III and Hope College model of intercollegiate athletics
- Statement explaining how your work with students can contribute to the implementation of ourChristian mission.
Applications received by March 1 will receive full consideration.
About Hope College
Hope College is a Christian co-educational, undergraduate, residential, liberal arts college of more than 3,400 students. Hope’s beautiful and well-maintained campus is located just steps from award-winning downtown Holland, Michigan. Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America since its founding in 1866, the College is known for its ecumenical Christian atmosphere.
Hope is recognized as a national leader in undergraduate research and scholarship, and for providing professional preparation and life-changing experiences in a friendly and welcoming community. The college has consistently ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives. Key to Hope’s success is its rare combination of rigorous academic programs and a community life grounded in a relevant, inviting, and vibrant Christian faith. Reflecting that success, Hope is experiencing its fourth consecutive year of record enrollment.