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Visiting Assistant Professor/Interim Head Men's Cross Country/Track and Field
POMONA AND PITZER COLLEGES
VISITING PROFESSOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
INTERIM HEAD MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK AND FIELD COACH
Pomona College: The Department of Physical Education is currently accepting
applications for a one-year visiting Professor of Physical Education and
Interim Head Coach of Men's Cross Country/Track and Field for the Pomona-
Pitzer athletic program. At Pomona, physical education professors are full
members of the faculty. In this capacity, they teach courses, advise students,
and play an integral role in committee service and faculty governance.
Responsibilities include managing all aspects of Pomona-Pitzer's competitive
NCAA Division III men's cross country/track and field program, teaching
activity classes in the physical education program and managing administrative
duties essential for the proper functioning of the Physical Education and
Firmly rooted in the NCAA Division III philosophy, Pomona-Pitzer athletics
values coaches and athletic programs which promote: sportsmanship, teamwork,
inclusion, leadership, wellness, service, accountability, personal development
and competitive excellence.
Pomona College and Pitzer College are both recognized as highly selective
comprehensive liberal arts colleges. Candidates should demonstrate a capacity
to recruit, coach, mentor and teach in this context.
Pomona College, Pitzer College and The Department of Physical Education
support equal access to higher education and values working in a richly
diverse environment. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach
and mentor exceptional students of diverse backgrounds-utilizing pedagogical
practices that are rigorous, inclusive and which promotes academic equity.
Pomona and Pitzer Colleges combine to sponsor varsity athletics and are
members of the Claremont Colleges consortium located in Southern California,
approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles. The Pomona-Pitzer Athletic Program
consists of 21 intercollegiate teams and is a founding member of the Southern
California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Pomona and Pitzer have a
combined enrollment of 2,800 students.
- Master's degree preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and coach student-athletes at the
scholastic or collegiate level.
- Understanding of NCAA Division III philosophy
- Appreciation for the role of athletics in small liberal arts colleges with
rigorous academic settings
- Capacity to teach and mentor an ethnically diverse student body
Interested parties are encouraged to send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, transcript, statement of coaching/teaching philosophy and three letters
of recommendation. Please upload all the documents in the Resume/CV section
of the application process.
Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer and especially invites
applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.