The Athletics Department of Rollins College now has a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Assistant Director of Athletics. Rollins considers coaches to be teachers inasmuch as they are instructing student-athletes on how to perform their sport and credit is provided for sport participation. The Head Coach is responsible for all phases of coaching a varsity sports program and also has responsibility for recruiting, fundraising, sport instruction, administrative duties, budget management and equipment inventory and maintenance.
Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; Master’s preferred Three to five years of related coaching experience •Valid driver license and acceptable MVR •Significant knowledge of and demonstrated success in coaching Varsity Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, and excellent teaching and motivation skills, preferably at the collegiate level •Proven record of integrity, high principles and demonstrated skill in developing and motivating student athletes both academically and athletically •Ability to work effectively in an academically demanding liberal arts environment and abide by NCAA, Sunshine State Conference and institutional policies, including sports medicine guidelines •CPR, AED and First Aid certification as required by the NCAA •Ability to work nights and weekends during the sports season and accommodate the ever-changing schedule and media needs associated with intercollegiate athletics •Physical ability to lift 50 lbs.
Rollins College is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, Florida, a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Nearby, Orlando International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. The College emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks number one among 121 Southern master’s-level universities in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Visit the College website at www.rollins.edu.
Rollins College offers an attractive benefits package featuring comprehensive health coverage, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution and full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents. Candidates may apply online directly through the Rollins College employment website. Apply link: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/777/cw/en-us/job/492841/head-coach-mens-and-womens-cross-country
Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.