CLASSIFICATION: Contract/ Salary commensurate with experience
Directly responsible to Director of Intercollegiate Athletics who answers to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Recruit and hire assistant coaches in consultation with the Athletic Director. Foster positive relationship with support personnel (trainer, athletic director, office staff, sports information director and other coaches) and players.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit student/athletes with intelligence, integrity, Christian faith, and strong athletic ability. Responsible for developing a highly competitive NAIA program consistent with institutional goals and objectives defined in the University Mission Statement. Responsible for conforming to institutional, conference and NAIA regulations (see Conference Constitution and Bylaws, NAIA Manual). Encourage participation in ministry opportunities for athletes. Use sport to develop a deeper commitment to spiritual and academic values. Maintain a balanced budget for the program.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree preferred (minimum 4 year college degree required)
Successful coaching experience
Commitment to a philosophy of coaching at a Christian University by having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and exhibiting a lifestyle consistent with that commitment
Commitment to all players earning a degree
Commitment to spiritual growth of all players
Ability and willingness to communicate well in public
About Evangel Unviersity
Evangel University is a comprehensive Christian university committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to become Spirit-empowered servants of God who impact the Church and society globally. Located in Springfield, Missouri, Evangel offers more than 100 academic programs.