The Head Coach has comprehensive responsibilities associated with the management of Chapman University’s Cross Country and Track & Field programs. Duties include coaching, teaching, recruiting, fundraising, and other duties as assigned in support of the Athletics Department. Duties include securing off-campus venues appropriate for practice as well as maintaining a good working relationship with the owners of said facilities. A flexible schedule and travel may be required. A successful candidate is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Chapman University, the SCIAC conference, and NCAA.
Responsibilities: Teach, coach, practice, and condition student-athletes (teach fundamentals of conditioning and game strategies). Recruit, motivate, and retain student athletics. Develop a daily practice plan, develop and oversee a competitive NCAA intercollegiate schedule. Develop and manage an annual budget and oversee expenditures. Train and supervise assistant coaches and student workers for assigned sports. Develop and implement fundraising and development activities associated with assigned sports. Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven ability to interpret and apply all relevant rules and regulations.
Familiarity with and insight into the issues confronting NCAA Intercollegiate Athletics in general and athletics at highly selective colleges in particular.
Technical expertise with assigned sports
Coaching experience with assigned sports.
Proven success in recruiting, motivating, and retaining student-athletes.
Good organizational skills and the ability to manage priorities.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative, and exercise discretions and judgment on matters of significance.
Demonstrated commitment to gender equity and equal opportunity in the athletic program and an understanding of the profile of the university.
About Chapman University
ocated in the city of Orange in sunny Southern California, Chapman University is a mid-sized private university. Just steps away from the restaurants and shops of Orange’s Historic Old Towne Plaza, Chapman’s stately, palm-treed campus is a centerpiece of this comfortable mid-sized city. Ideally situated within an hour’s drive of Los Angeles, our location provides easy access to LA and Hollywood internships, beautiful beaches, Disneyland, mountains and desert.
Chapman University is ranked in the top tier of western universities and was recently identified by U.S. News and World Report as the number two “Most Innovative” schools in the regional west. In that ranking, college presidents, provosts and admissions deans were asked to nominate institutions that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities. Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through both research and cutting-edge teaching and it attracts high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students from across the United States and several foreign countries. In the last two decades, Chapman has made remarkable gai...ns in both size and national prominence. Today, close to 8,500 students are enrolled in 10 schools and colleges that offer undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. The University offers a wide variety of interdisciplinary courses and majors; it encourages students to learn about the interconnectivity of issues facing the nation and the world today outside the scope of a single discipline.
Chapman University continues to grow with our newest additions: the Musco Center for the Arts, the Rinker Health Science campus, a new university-wide Cross-Cultural Center ensuring greater diversity and inclusion with related programming and the new Keck Center for Science and Engineering which is scheduled to open in fall 2018.
Our employees are our most valuable asset, that’s why at Chapman University we are committed to a comprehensive Employee Benefit Program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. We are committed to providing quality benefits for our Chapman community at an affordable price and we are proud to offer a generous benefit program that gives you flexibility and choice.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to provide an environment which is free of any form of harassment and discrimination based upon any characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law, so that all members of the community are treated at all times with dignity and respect.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.