Grinnell College — Assistant Professor of Physical Education / Head Swim and Dive Coach

GRINNELL COLLEGE – Physical Education/Athletic and Recreation Department – THREE-YEAR RENEWABLE NON-TENURE TRACK POSITION (START FALL 2023).

GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department of Physical Education/Athletic and Recreation invites applications for a three-year appointment as Head Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive Coach beginning Fall 2023. Assistant Professor (Master’s Degree) preferred; Instructor (Master’s in progress) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: sports management and sports administration, sport psychology, sport sociology, coaching methods, sport performance, women in sport, and recreation and wellness courses.

Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 13, 2023. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), a recruiting plan and coaching philosophy including how you will incorporate Diversity, Equity and Inclusive practices in your teaching and coaching functions, and provide names and email addresses to request three confidential letters of recommendation. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Kirsten Koester, at or 641-269-3804.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.