High Jump Coach for Track & Field

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High Jump Coach for Track & Field

Within the leadership oversight of the Department of Athletics, our challenge is to build committed
leaders who are agents of change in their world for Christ. This kind of leader is committed to Christ –
a Kingdom seeker; to their peers - a compassionate friend; and to the broken world around them - a world
changing Christian.

1. The Assistant Coach must be committed to the Lordship of Christ. This not only means having
the correct intellectual belief, but it involves a radical transformation in every area of one’s
lifestyle. The Coach must continually seek opportunities to grow and possess strong character
traits through the regular practicing of the spiritual disciplines (e.g. prayer, meditation, Bible
reading) and develop ministry values that express what God can do in impacting student
athletes with whom they interact.
2. The Coach’s ministry strategy is to serve student athletes and the entire campus by creating a
spiritually rich environment supporting community development, quality programs and exciting
innovative initiatives.
3. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate teaching competence and integration of
personal faith and the truths of Christianity with instruction in the classroom and on the field.
The reporting relationship is to the Athletics Director and the Head Coach. The primary
responsibilities are to assist, support and encourage a successful intercollegiate athletic program
representing coaches and student athletes.

• Assist the Head Coach to develop, manage, and successfully coach soccer, to include
scheduling, recruiting, equipment management, reporting scores and statistics, and website
• Ensure strict adherence to all NAIA and NCCAA by-laws and regulations.
• Ensure adherence with established institutional compliance rules, policies, and procedures as
well as ethical standards of behavior.
• Ensure satisfactory academic performance of student-athletes.
• Ensure the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes.
• Responsible for successful coaching, to include maximizing the team's potential/abilities,
keeping athletes eligible, supporting the spiritual development of each player, and retaining
athletes through graduation.
• Assist to propagate a comprehensive public relations program.
• Assist the operations of sport camps and/or clinics.
• Learn, understand, and adhere to all NAIA and NCCAA.
• Assist in coordinating and developing organized schedules.
• Assist in planning and implementing daily practice sessions.

1. Counsel with students and refer as necessary regarding spiritual, personal, emotional or
academic problems.
2. Maintain a professional image and manner consistent with Indiana Wesleyan University's
mission and goals. Support the policies of the student handbook with integrity.
3. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and create an environment of quality and
4. Work within Athletic Department to foster an environment of cooperation and unity.

• Must demonstrate a mature and expressive Christian faith commitment.
• Needs to passionately support and articulate the University mission and vision for athletics
within the context of that mission.
• Need to be gifted in supervising and motivating others.
• Must be creative and innovative; discerning and a thorough planner.
• Must subscribe to the principles and lifestyle of the Wesleyan Church.

This is a stipend position


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University.It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 10/3/2020
Application Due: 10/20/2020
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