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Subject: 	Whitman Coaching Position
Date: 	Sat, 16 Jun 2012 02:25:22 -0700
From: 	Jim Hanson <[log in to unmask]>
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Hi Tuna

We have a Parli-Policy Coach Position available for 2012-13.

I encourage you to contact people that you believe would be 
interested--women are especially encouraged to apply.

Information about the position is at:

Whitman College seeks a Parliamentary -- Policy Debate Coach for the 
2012-13 academic year who will work with the program director and 
coaching staff and a diverse group of approximately 24 parliamentary 
debaters and 8 policy debaters. This is a full-time position that begins 
August 15, 2012.

The work schedule includes drills most afternoons and evenings during 
the debate season, completing research assignments prior to tournaments, 
attending tournaments each weekend from mid-September to mid-November 
and early January through early April, and in April and May, being 
involved in additional team events when the debate season is over.

Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree, familiarity with 
both parliamentary (NPDA-NPTE) and policy (CEDA-NDT) debate, and have 
experience coaching or debating on a national level in one or both of 
these types of debate. Ideal candidates will produce high quality 
output, demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills, work well 
with and reach out to other students and coaches and support the team's 
cooperative philosophy and all components of our program including 
parliamentary debate, policy debate, individual events, and on-campus 
debates. Throughout, ideal candidates maintain a positive attitude while 
being ready to make changes in coaching based on student and director 

Located at the foot of the scenic Blue Mountains, Whitman College is a 
small, selective liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent 
educational opportunities for students. For additional information about 
Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see and

Whitman College is building a diverse academic community and welcomes 
nominations of and applications from women, members of historically 
underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and others 
who would bring additional dimensions to the College's learning 

To apply, go to, click "Faculty" and 
"Parliamentary-Policy Debate Coach". Candidates must provide a resume 
and a statement addressing their qualifications for the position as well 
as their philosophy of debate in a liberal arts environment along with 
the names of three professional references with current phone numbers 
and e-mail addresses. This position will remain open until filled. 
Review of applications will begin June 25, 2012.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, 
sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, 
veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other 
basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

jim J

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