Coordinator of Strength & Fitness / Hall Activities Center Director

Job Summary

Millsaps College, a NCAA Division III institution located in Jackson, Mississippi and member of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA), is seeking applicants for a full-time, 12-month position as the Coordinator of Strength and Fitness / Hall Activities Center Director.

This position will report to the Athletic Director and has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021.

The Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning will be directly responsible for the administration, supervision, and development of a comprehensive fitness program for all varsity athletic teams. In addition, the manager is responsible for the supervision and management of the Hall Activity Center (HAC) and oversees the campus intramural program.

Job Duties

  • Assess the recreation and fitness needs of the campus and develop programs and services to meet the identified needs.
  • Supervise, recruit and train a large student work staff.
  • Design and implement the college’s 18 varsity sports programs.
  • Coordinate practice and training schedules for varsity athletic teams in the HAC.
  • Review, develop and implement sound risk management policies.
  • Assist in the maintenance review, repair, inventory, purchase and upkeep in the HAC.
  • Hire, supervise, schedule and train HAC staff.
  • Balance HAC budget and manage student payroll.
  • Accept game-day administration obligations each semester, as necessary.
  • Participate in various other areas of interest for the College and Athletics as assigned by Athletic Director.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • CSCS Certification required – NCSA/USAW will be considered. AED/CPR certification required.
  • 1-2 years related experience working in a college setting.
  • Proven ability to work independently.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references in email format to:

Aaron Pelch

Director of Athletics

athletics@millsaps.edu

The review of applicants will begin immediately.

EEO Statement

Millsaps College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Millsaps College does not discriminate in employment on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Millsaps College provides a competitive benefits package.

It is the policy of Millsaps College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact humanresources@millsaps.edu.

Compliance with Title IX

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Millsaps College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of sex. Policies and procedures for addressing complaints of discrimination and harassment can be found at https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/title-ix. Reports can be made to the Title IX Team by filing a sexual misconduct or Title IX complaint at this link: https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/title-ix/#file-complaint. Inquiries related to the application of Title IX at Millsaps should be referred to the college’s Title IX team (contact information is found here: https://www.millsaps.edu/resources/title-ix/#coordinators) and external inquires can be made to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202-1100 (800) 421-3481, http://www.ed.gov/ocr.

About Millsaps College

Millsaps is an accredited, privately supported, national liberal arts college founded by members of the Methodist Church in 1890. Consistently ranked as one of the best values in higher education, Millsaps has been praised by Colleges That Change LivesThe Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, the John Templeton Foundation, The Fiske Guide to Colleges and Insight Magazine.

Millsaps College’s Vision

Building on its motto, Ad Excellentiam, its strong heritage of social justice, freedom of thought and reflection on life’s most important questions, and its central location in the capital city of Mississippi, Millsaps engages students in a transformative learning and leadership experience that results in personal and intellectual growth, commitment to good citizenship in our global society and a desire to succeed and make a difference in every community they touch.

Millsaps College’s Mission

Millsaps College is dedicated to academic excellence, open inquiry and free expression, the exploration of faith to inform vocation and the innovative shaping of the social, economic and cultural progress of our region.

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