The University of Minnesota Morris Intercollegiate Athletics seeks an Assistant Football Coach. This position is part-time, (75%) starting July 29 - December 22, 2019. This is an annually renewable professional and administrative appointment and reports to the Athletic Director.
Assistant Coaches support the development of successful sports programs that advance the mission, vision and philosophy of the University of Minnesota Morris (UMM) as a residential public liberal arts college. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to intellectual achievement, fostering diversity and good sportsmanship and enhancing the University's strong commitment to academic excellence, service and sense of community. The Cougars compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III in 19 sports for men and women. One in five UMM students is a varsity athlete.
Qualifications - A bachelor's degree and experience playing and/or coaching the sport are required. A master’s degree and coaching experience are preferred. - The position requires excellent organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and to build a diverse and inclusive team. - Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check and submission of official transcripts.
Additional Salary Information: Medical and dental insurance available
Internal Number: 329941
About University of Minnesota Morris
he University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) makes its home on a 121-year-old campus on the western edge of the state and is one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the nation. The small, close-knit campus emphasizes faculty/student collaboration in research, study abroad, and service learning. Deeply rooted in the tall grass prairies of Minnesota, the campus also has advanced sustainable, environmentally friendly initiatives that have grown to levels of national leadership and touch nearly all aspects of campus life.
A distinctive undergraduate campus within the University of Minnesota system, Morris combines a rigorous, student-centered residential liberal arts education with access to the resources and opportunities of one of the nation's largest universities. A founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Morris provides students with a rigorous academic experience, preparing them to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship. The student body of nearly 1700 is supported by 130 faculty members, a student/faculty ratio of 13:1. The Morris campus is the ...most ethnically diverse in the University of Minnesota system, with 20 percent American Indian students, 10 percent U.S. students of color, and 12 percent international students.
Morris is highly ranked by national publications -- U.S. News & World Report as a top-ten public liberal arts college; Forbes as one of the best colleges and universities in the nation; and Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Morris in its list of “the best and most interesting” schools in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom. Morris students consistently win national awards – in 2017-2018, Morris was the only public baccalaureate institution among the top student Fulbright award producers. Among University of Minnesota campuses, Morris has the highest proportion of faculty in the University’s Academy of Distinguished Teaching. The campus is also a national leader in sustainability, evidenced by receipt of the inaugural Excellence in Sustainability award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers and an Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education STARS Gold rating.
Morris is building an increasingly competitive NCAA Division III athletic program with 19 sports for men and women. The Cougars compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference. Cougar Athletics is committed to fostering academic achievement, inclusive excellence, and good sportsmanship. One in five UMM students is a varsity athlete.