McPherson College is seeking a Director Track and Field/Head Track Coach with the proven ability to manage a successful program. This individual will be responsible for daily management, instruction and administration of all phases of the Track and Field program in accordance with all NAIA and College regulations. Specific areas of responsibility include: instructing on practice, game preparation and strategy; assistant coach and support staff supervision; recruitment of prospective student-athletes; retention of student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of the Track and Field and Cross Country student athletes; preparation and oversight of budget; community outreach; and program specific and departmental fundraising.
The successful candidate must possess and will demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, strong work ethic and self-motivation, the ability and willingness to be a positive role model, department member and representative of the college.
Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters’ preferred; three years of collegiate coaching experience required. This is a full time, exempt, benefits eligible position and reports to the Athletic Director. This is a 12-month position.
McPherson College, in McPherson, KS, is a four year church-related, career-oriented liberal arts institution with membership in the NAIA and the KCAC. The College’s mission is to develop whole persons through scholarship, participation and service. McPherson College has been nationally recognized as a great college to work for 8 years in a row!
Please complete the on line application at: https://www.mcpherson.edu/jobs/director-of-track-and-field-head-track-coach/
Founded in 1887, McPherson College sits on a beautiful 27-acre campus in a town that is 13,000 strong and is one of the top 100 small towns in the U.S. McPherson has an enriched and diversified economic base and is located in the heart of central Kansas, 50 miles north of Wichita. Filled with many beautiful city parks and a booming downtown, McPherson offers a dynamic school system and an affordable small town way of life.
McPherson College, which is one of the most diverse college campuses in Kansas, offers 21 majors with over 40 emphases and 10 pre-professional programs. Our campus community weaves the entrepreneurial mindset into its academic curriculum and student life programming. McPherson College is proud to be the only school in the US to offer a bachelor’s degree in Auto Restoration Technology.
McPherson College’s athletic department consists of 15 varsity teams, of which five currently have junior varsity rosters. McPherson College was 4th in the Commissioner’s Cup standings (KCAC) and 87th in the Director’s Cup standings (NAIA), the college’s highest finish on both lists. Currently of the 850 students enrolled, four hundred (400) are student athletes.
McPherson College has been nationally recognized as a "great college to work for" 8 years in a row!