Excellent benefits and more details available at interview.
4 Year Degree
MISSOURI WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY, ST. JOSEPH, MO, located just 45 minutes north of Kansas City, invites qualified applicants for our Head Football Coach opening. Missouri Western is an NCAA Division II institution, which successfully competes in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) in 16 sports and Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) in 1 sport.
FULL TIME: Twelve-month position by employment contract. Applications are now being accepted only from individuals meeting the following qualifications. See information at the bottom of this posting for information on how to apply.
BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Football Coach is responsible for leading the football program as an intercollegiate sport at Missouri Western State University. The Head Football Coach is responsible for all administrative and organizational aspects of operating an NCAA Division II football program within the mission of the University and its philosophy of intercollegiate athletics.
The head football coach will guide and actively encourage student-athletes to succeed academically, acquire a degree and represent MWSU with the highest integrity. The head football coach directly supervises the offensive and defensive coordinators, all assistant coaches, student-athletes, video personnel and managers. The coach is also responsible for budget development and administration, recruitment of student-athletes, adherence to NCAA, Conference and MWSU regulations regarding recruiting, admission standards and eligibility, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, the scheduling of athletic practices and contests, and the establishment of effective media relations. The head coach will play a major role in fundraising activities and serve as a representative of the University to the outside community when appropriate.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
As Head Football Coach, direct involvement with all administrative and organizational aspects of an NCAA Division II program under the supervision of the Director of Athletics.
Supervision of offensive and defensive coordinators, assistant coaches, administrative staff, and or student work/interns with responsibilities for the overall operation of the program.
Coordinate all coaching assignments for the entire football coaching staff including film breakdown, on field responsibilities and all administrative responsibilities with regards to team and recruiting travel.
Supervision of all student-athletes in a coordinated and planned program of practices and competition, with a concern for the players’ health and welfare, physical and psychological preparation.
Responsible for recruiting academically and athletically qualified student-athletes to meet MWSU’s admission standards and enrollment goals.
In cooperation with the Assistant AD for Compliance uphold all MWSU academic policies and assist, when appropriate, in counseling student-athletes relative to academic success, progress and eligibility.
Enforce University and athletic department policies and regulations regarding the use/abuse of alcohol and drugs by team members.
Foster and maintain positive student body and faculty relations with student-athletes.
Recommend to the Director of Athletics, an annual budget for the program and operate within the approved budget.
Provide signature review of all expenditures within the football operating budget, for submission to the Director of Athletics.
Designate the responsibility for all team and travel, meals and ensure lodging with prompt resolution of accounts.
Prepare a competition schedule for approval by the Director of Athletics.
Participate in public relations and promotions activities.
Cultivate and solicit donors to meet the fundraising goals as established by the Director of Athletics.
Establish and maintain positive relations with the media.
Knowledge of and adherence to all University, NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations, Policies and Procedures with special attention to recruiting, eligibility, admissions and financial aid.
HOW TO APPLY: Please email Bailley Concatto (email@example.com) with your resume, cover letter and references. Please put the email subject as “MWSU Application – First Name, Last Name.”
Bachelor’s degree required and at least four years of head coaching experience at the intercollegiate level with demonstrated ability to organize and develop a comprehensive recruiting plan; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, admissions and financial aid officers, fellow employees, program boosters, and the public.
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Missouri Western State University is a member of NCAA Division II and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). Missouri Western traditionally achieves athletic success, with teams often nationally ranked. Emphasis is placed on excellence in athletics competition, academic achievement, community service and NCAA rules compliance. Since 2010, Missouri Western has been the three-week summer home of the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp. Western enjoys excellent athletic facilities, including the 120,000 square foot Griffon Indoor Sports Complex, a new Spring Sports Complex for baseball and softball, and a recently renovated Spratt Stadium featuring one of the largest video scoreboards in Division II.
Missouri Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915..., Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres. Home of the summer training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs.