Central Methodist University (MO) and the Eagle Athletic program has an immediate opening for a transformational leader as the Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach. The Head Golf Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects of a successful collegiate golf program.
Duties include, but are not limited to recruitment of talented and academically qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic performance and eligibility, and effectively analyzing and teaching the fundamental skills and strategies associated with golf. Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions. Serve as a leader and role model to the student-athletes of the program and Eagle Athletics. Participate in public relation activities, and fundraising initiatives as needed. Oversee administrative and operational details of the program.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, direction of all phases of the program (varsity and reserve), including coaching, directing home tournaments 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 and special events. Provide excellent customer service to our students, donors, sponsors, alumni and all of our internal and external constituents.
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 (including obtaining a CDL). 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. This position will oversee two part time assistant coaches or graduate assistants.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master's preferred, with a minimum of 3 years previous golf coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, including player evaluation and recruiting. Must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to instruct and motivate athletes and assistant coaches. Must be able to communicate clearly in writing as well as have highly developed time management skills.
Central Methodist University offers an excellent benefit package. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional details about the position can be found at https://www.centralmethodist.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About CMU --
Founded in 1854, Central Methodist University is a four-year, private, liberal arts university. CMU's main campus, home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), is located in Fayette, Missouri, enrolling 1,100 students. More than 4,000 students attend CMU's College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES), which offers classes online and at sites across Missouri and the region. CMU is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and welcomes students of all faiths.
Central Methodist University fosters a diverse and caring community, empowering students to become lifelong learners, committed to academic excellence, prepared to engage in a complex world.
The Central Methodist University community, consistent with its United Methodist heritage, strives for academic excellence, individual achievement, and social responsibility. As members of that community we believe in:
Seeking knowledge, truth, and wisdom;
Valuing freedom, honesty, civility, and diversity;
Living lives of service and leadership; and
Taking responsibility for ourselves and the communities in which we live.
--Who We Are...--
Central Methodist University is known for its high quality undergraduate and graduate educational programs, its values-centered learning experiences and longstanding church relationship, its strong liberal arts tradition, its emphasis on character and leadership development, and the success of its graduates through their further educational and professional pursuits. Characterized by academic excellence and proactive, personalized student services, programs are offered in Fayette and statewide via distance learning technologies as well as through partnerships with schools, churches, hospitals, and other institutions of higher education.
Central Methodist University affirms its Wesleyan heritage and its unique place as the only United Methodist-related University in Missouri. The location of its main campus in a small, historic, rural community provides an opportunity for students to live and to learn in a safe setting. The University values its strong liberal arts, providing a foundation for excellent professional programs. CMU and its out-reach activities foster an environment in which a diverse student body can develop intellectually, socially, and spiritually. University life emphasizes honesty, integrity, civility, and a strong sense of personal responsibility as integral elements of character and leadership. Central Methodist University nurtures a spirit of community and caring among students, faculty, and staff.