GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, responsible for assisting in the direction of all phases of the programs (varsity and junior varsity),  including coaching, directing home contests including the organization of officials, scorekeepers, statisticians, media, lodging, meals and travel; coordinating the admission of prospective student-athletes; scheduling and budgeting; managing equipment orders and distribution; updating performances with the Heart of America Athletic Conference and NAIA; committing to the academic progress and success of student-athletes; assist with the scouting and recruitment of student-athletes; assist in the coordination of fundraising, camps, clinics and special events. 

Provide excellent customer service to our students, donors, sponsors, alumni and all of our internal and external constituents.

  

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

15%  Recruiting, Retention and Continuing Eligibility  

15%  Game and Practice Preparation (Varsity and Junior Varsity)

10%  Player Skill and Team Cohesion Development

10%  Supervision of Athletes and Graduate & Student Coaches

10%  Program Compliance with NAIA, HAAC and CMU Rules, Policies and Guidelines

10%  Assisting in Fiscal Management

10%  Program-Specific and Department Fund Raising

10%  Public Relations and Community Engagement

10%  Other                

  

MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for graduate assistant coaches, student coaches, volunteer coaches and managers

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree required.  Master's Degree preferred. College coaching and recruiting experience required.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

First Aid, CPR, AED;  ability to lift 50lbs, stand on your feet for periods of three to five hours at a time for contests and games.  

Set up field and equipment for games contest and practices.   Must be able to speak in a clear and loud voice.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

Collegiate Athletic Recruiting Experience; Public Speaking abilities; Personnel Management Skills & Experiences; Microsoft Word

 

OTHER INFORMATION AND ATTRIBUTES: 

Due to recruiting and overnight travel, applicants must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record; must be able to obtain a State of Missouri vehicle operator's license within 30 days of employment and must qualify to operate a vehicle within the CMU guidelines. Ability to gain and maintain CMU driving approval is required.  

Must be able to travel for extended periods of time for athletic contests, recruiting activities and athletic fundraising events. 

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources.  Applications and instructions are located on the website at www.centralmethodist.edu. 

 

CMU Employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole.  They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented.  Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of CMU.   Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.