MidAmerica Nazarene University, a premier Christian University located in Olathe, KS is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach. This is a seasonal coaching position where applicants should possess a proven track record in leadership of student athletes. Candidates should exemplify the principles, guidelines and covenants of MidAmerica Nazarene University and possess experience in administration at the intercollegiate level. In addition, candidates should possess leadership skills, demonstrate a commitment to the highest ideals of sportsmanship and academics, as well as developing and maintaining a positive student-athlete experience.
Experience in scouting, evaluating, recruiting, and training student athletes.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, in a manner consistent with professional standards, including making oral presentations to groups and contributing to the development of high quality written materials which reflect positively on the University.
Ability to consistently demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with persons both internal and external to the University, both on the telephone and in person. The ability to relate in a caring manner to students and families from a broad range of backgrounds, both in group situations and individually, and to effectively advise students and mediate disputes, some of which will be emotionally-charged.
The ability to remain calm in crisis situations, to act decisively, and to apply sound judgment in determining appropriate action regarding interventions, assistance and referral of students to other University staff members.
Experience responding to student, parent, faculty and staff questions and concerns.
Experience establishing collaborative working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and outside constituent groups.
Ability to prioritize and deal with several tasks concurrently, while maintaining flexibility, high energy, creativity, and attention to detail.
Ability to quickly and easily get to know many students and the ability to work alternative hours when student issues or programs require it.
Ability to apply mathematical skills necessary for such tasks as the preparation of statistical reports and developing and monitoring budgets.
Ability to use new technologies to accomplish team and departmental goals.
Ability to travel and work a varied schedule which may include night and weekend hours.
Ability to lead/conduct position meetings.
Must be proficient in hudl.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Collegiate playing and/or coaching background including effective leadership, communication, and proven recruitment experience.
MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion*, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of student, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services.