The Waldorf University Athletics Department in Forest City, IA, has an immediate opening and is seeking passionate and qualified candidates for Head Women’s Soccer Coach. Waldorf is a member of NAIA and the NSAA Conference. The Head Coach is responsible for all phases of the Women’s soccer program in a manner compatible with Athletics Department and Waldorf University philosophies. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to the mission of Waldorf University and be committed to the development of the student-athlete physically, mentally, spiritually and morally. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability and desire to recruit students, especially from Iowa and surrounding states, strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to represent themselves and their program in professional and positive manner. This is a full-time appointment with full-time responsibilities August through May and as needed to support department, program, and recruiting goals during the summer months. For qualified candidates, additional instructional opportunities may be possible. Coaching Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to): Demonstrate strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills with athletes and University staff/faculty by example, consistency, and commitment; Recruit quality student-athletes by actively visiting, calling and outreach activities; Provide instruction of associated skill sets, fundamentals, coaching skills and psychological skills training; Schedule practices, contests and work with Strength & Condition staff for team workouts; Coordination of travel arrangements for team competition; Set and maintain a high standard of compliance with all NAIA, NSAA and institutional rules and regulations at all times for self, coaching staff and athletes; Meet administration, mentoring and retaining student-athletes goals by participating in academic retention activities, University committees; Monitor and manage annual sport budgets (fiscal responsibility) and fundraising by solid and timely organizational management; Supervise and develop assistant coach(s), student coaches and players by providing mentoring, training and clear guidance of expectations; Organize and manage camps and clinics through proper organization, communication and promotion; Contribute to department through active participation in meetings, serving on committees and any other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. Applications accepted through online portal only at: www.waldorf.edu/careers
Waldorf University is a 4-year private college offering 20 bachelor degree programs in a variety of popular fields both residential and hybrid online.
Waldorf has upheld the Lutheran tradition of excellence in higher education since the college was founded in 1903. This tradition values service to the community, academic excellence, freedom of inquiry, a liberating education, and learning thro...ugh the exchange of ideas in open conversation.
In January 2010 Waldorf University came under the ownership of Mayes Education, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Southern University. This relationship has allowed Waldorf to reach new students through distance education programs as well as strengthen its residential programs.