The University seeks a full-time, 10-month, Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. The position reports to the Director of Athletics and the position is within the Division of Student Life on the Mount Vernon main campus. The university is a member of the Crossroads League in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). MVNU is also a distinctively evangelical Christian university and the candidate must be in agreement with our mission and demonstrate a personal, evangelical faith. The position is available beginning the summer of 2018. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. A full complement of benefits are provided to full-time employees, including a health care plan, retirement contributions and tuition assistance, each subject to associated waiting periods.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Planning and Directing all phases of the intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse program
Operate the Men’s Lacrosse program under the NAIA guidelines
Organize and conduct team practice sessions and games
Recruit prospective mission-fit student-athletes
Manage Men’s Lacrosse budget and stay within the budget each year
Schedule games with the approval of the Director of Athletics
Supervise assistant coaches
Serve as a spiritual mentor
Schedule study halls and monitor grades and classes of student-athletes each semester
Assist in eligibility certification of a team
Manage all other aspects of an intercollegiate athletic program
Coordinate summer camp(s), if desired
Attend all athletic department meetings
Support other athletic events taking place on campus
Other duties as assigned.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by an individual assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of the position.
Expectations for the successful candidate:
Evidence of active church involvement and an evangelical Statement of Faith
Master’s Degree preferred in field relevant to Coaching and Teaching
Previous coaching experience preferred
Experience in the effective supervision of student-athletes
Ability to communicate and work effectively and creatively with students, parents, administrators, faculty and staff
Knowledge of scholarship processes and NAIA eligibility
Knowledge of best training practices and recruiting policies
Ability to strategize game and team concepts
Ability to create a positive team culture and motivate athletes
Organizational and management skills
Experience in Microsoft Office is very beneficial, but not required.
Must be capable of sitting, walking or standing for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
To be considered for this position, please email a resume to email@example.com and complete the application, found at: http://mvnu.edu/jobs . Applicants submitting materials via email should attach either a Microsoft Word or .PDF File. Alternatively, materials can be faxed to (740-397-1005), or mailed to:
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Professional and personal references are required, consistent with the responsibilities associated with this position. A background check will be performed prior to appointment. Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or military service in administering its employment policies and practices. As a religious educational institution under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs/practices in making employment decisions and does so to achieve its mission. The University requires as a condition of employment that all employees subscribe to standards of the Church of the Nazarene and conduct their lives in accordance therewith.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) is an intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults who seek opportunities to learn and grow in an academic community of faith. The University provides the context for a transformational experience through excellent academics, service opportunities, caring relationships, and a nurturing spirit...ual and social environment. Faculty, staff, and students are challenged to achieve their highest potential, to become increasingly Christ-like and to make a difference in their world through lifelong service.