Lipscomb Academy is an intentionally Christian Community with a mission to equip students to love to learn, learn to love, and live to serve.
In support of this mission, Lipscomb Academy is seeking to hire an assistant human performance instructor to assist and support the implementation of physical conditioning training programs for athletes in all sports and partner with wellness staff at the academy to develop programming to equip all academy students to learn to live an active, healthy lifestyle.
Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Health, Physical Education, or related field
Preferred: Pursuing or have a Master’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education or related field
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (or similar)
Previous experience as a performance specialist in strength and conditioning in multiple sports
High energy, charismatic training approach with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
Experience motivating, inspiring and training middle and high school student athletes
Experience with both small and large group training and individual training
Proficiency in writing training programs for athletes of all ages in a variety of sports.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with colleagues, sports coaches, and athletes
Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects and ability to work collaboratively with experts in other areas to holistically serve all LA students
Excellent presentation skills and written and verbal communication skills
-Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the academic discipline.
-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching the courses assigned.
-Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
-Ability to effectively and appropriately integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
-Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
-Ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
How to Apply
Lipscomb University is a liberal arts teaching and research institution committed to being intentionally, courageously and graciously Christian. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence, not only in the classroom but also by involvement in numerous services to the church and the larger community. It is a place that sees the city as our campus and the world as our classroom. This is what grounds us, and it is also what has grown us.With more than 4,600 students, Lipscomb University was recently named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the fastest-growing private doctoral universities in the nation with a 10-year growth rate of 80.6 percent. Lipscomb is a dynamic university offering students a choice of more than 200 undergraduate programs of study, 24 master’s degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. In addition to Lipscomb’s residential campus in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, the university has locations in downtown Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, as well as a robust online program.Today, Lipscomb is nationally ranked for its innovation, programs and service. Each year, Lipscomb students contribute an average of 60,000 hours of service to nonprofits and organizations. Classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report, Lipscomb University is classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide.At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 940 full-time faculty and staff who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.
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