Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
Ottawa University (Ottawa, Kansas - NAIA) has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Cross Country/Track and Field Coach for its growing programs. This position will be responsible for helping build the program including the recruitment of student-athletes to a liberal arts institution that places a high priority on academics and diversity. Additional responsibilities with this position will be assigned by the Director of Athletics and the Academic Dean which may include teaching, or administrative responsibilities as needs and strengths are identified.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred; a minimum of three years successful coaching experience is required. Expertise coaching cross country/distance events highly preferred. Qualified candidates must have experience and demonstrate an ability to coach both men and women successfully at the college level, as well as possess an understanding of and a commitment to academic and athletic excellence. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who have collegiate coaching experience and who have demonstrated exceptional recruiting abilities. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the NAIA Champions of Character program and the Code of Conduct and Ethics as required by the University.
Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.
Application requirements include a completed online Application for Employment at www.ottawa.edu\careers . Interested and qualified candidates should attach a resume, letter of interest and the names of three professional references as a part of the submission of the application for employment. The review of applications will begin immediately.
Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Ottawa University
Ottawa University is a liberal arts Institution located in Ottawa, Kansas which competes in 29 intercollegiate athletic programs and is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC). The mission of Ottawa University is to build on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry. Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity.