Head Coach Co-Ed and Women’s Sailing/Physical Education and Wellness Instructor

Job Description

HEAD COACH CO-ED AND WOMEN’S SAILING/PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND WELLNESS INSTRUCTOR, Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER)-Intercollegiate Sports, to manage all facets of the MIT co-ed and women’s varsity sailing programs.  This will include administration; budget management; alumni stewardship; recruiting; scheduling competitions, team travel, and weekly practice sessions; advising students; and ensuring compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. The position will also include teaching responsibilities and instruction in the required physical education and wellness program and additional department-wide duties as assigned. 

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Job Requirements:

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree, preferably in the physical education and wellness or related field; at least three years of coaching experience, preferably at the college/university level; advanced-level knowledge of team racing rules, strategy, tactics, and theories; ability to run and coach advanced team racing practices/races; demonstrated leadership within the sport and intercollegiate sailing; administrative, interpersonal, communication, and computer skills; and familiarity with light fleet maintenance and safety operations at a sailing pavilion. Appropriate certifications in first aid, CPR, AED, and biohazards are required within thirty days of hire.  PREFERRED:  master’s degree, experience teaching instructional physical activities, and proven experience recruiting to a highly selective institution. Job #22532

This is a full-time (ten-month appointment), benefits-eligible position.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.

Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.


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