Description Cornell College, a residential liberal arts college and member of the Midwest Conference of the NCAA Division III located in Mount Vernon, IA, is seeking applications for a head women's soccer coach. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
The head coach will manage the women's soccer program operations, including:
-Schedule and coach practices, and home and away competitions; -Monitor annual operational and recruiting budgets; -Ensure institutional, NCAA, and Midwest Conference obligations are met as head coach; -Select, train, and supervise coaching staff; -In close partnership with the Office of Admission, organize and implement a successful recruiting plan to yield an appropriate number of quality student-athletes for the women's soccer program, including oversight of the communication flow; manage the physical conditioning and development of injury prevention techniques for student-athletes; -Complete necessary post-season administrative duties; -Provide general counsel, guidance, and inspiration to student-athletes regarding their overall success at Cornell College; -Assist, as needed, in developing positive alumni relations and working closely with --Development with fundraising efforts to support a competitive Division III athletics program; -Demonstrate community involvement with active leadership as a positive role model, including participation in team-based community service projects and encouragement of student-athlete participation.
Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. An extensive and accomplished coaching background in soccer is required, preferably at the collegiate level, along with a proven ability to recruit quality student-athletes. A valid driver’s license is required.
Working Location & Conditions
Travel is required. Frequent weekend and evening hours are required. Working environment includes both indoors and outdoors, exposure to various weather conditions, including temperature extremes. Indoor work environment may not be air-conditioned during hot weather. Must have the physical ability to walk, lift up to 50 pounds, run, bend, twist, climb, see, hear, and communicate in English.
The position works on campus in-person and travels for Cornell College offers a fantastic benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, HSA & FSA accounts, a TIAA 403(b) retirement account, and tuition remission and exchange for employees and dependents. We also offer life insurance, disability insurance, travel insurance, and accident insurance. And, all full-time staff begin with a 4-week vacation accrual along with 14.5 paid holidays per year. The hiring pay range for the position is $40,000 - $45,000.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. We will begin to look at resumes immediately and continue to do so until the position is filled.
Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.