Missouri Valley College, with one of the largest athletic departments in the country, has an opening for head football coach. The head coach oversees all aspects of this historic and proud program. Responsibilities include planning, development, and implementation of activities surrounding team practices and contests, budget management, equipment and supplies, fundraising and recruiting, retention, and more. The head coach is accountable for modeling professional demeanor and mentoring student-athletes with an emphasis on the NAIA Champions of Character model. This position is responsible for ensuring that all football related activities are aligned with the mission of the college and remain in compliance with Missouri Valley College, Heart of America Conference, and NAIA rules and policies.
Administer and plans all aspects of the football program.
Assist in building strong relationships between the community and the athletic department.
Administer the team budget effectively, according to department and college guidelines; comply with policies related to requisitioning and purchasing.
Approve and manage team travel; Cooperates with the athletic trainers and other college health personnel in the care and prevention of injury and illness. Immediately notifies the ATC staff concerning all injuries/illnesses.
Ensure that student-athletes have completed all required eligibility forms prior to participation.
Establish, regulate, and enforce team and department regulations regarding personal conduct.
Evaluate, select, recommend purchases, and works actively with the athletic administration to create and maintain inventory of team supplies, equipment and uniforms.
Coordinates recruitment of well-qualified student athletes who will thrive in college.
Recruit and retain a minimum roster size, including varsity and varsity reserve team experiences as directed by the administration.
Make recommendations to the Director of Athletics for annual scheduling of varsity/varsity reserve contests.
Oversee a reserve team and fosters an atmosphere of growth and retention (3-8 game schedule).
Manage invoices, credit card reconciliation, and financial and administrative documentation.
Recommends assistant coaches to the Director of Athletics.
Support team’s adherence, individually and collectively, to the MVC policies for student conduct, both implicit and explicit, and works with the VP of Student Affairs to support these policies.
Supports, monitors, and evaluates the academic and athletic performance of football student-athletes.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.
Relative head coaching experience at a NCAA, NAIA, Junior College institution or professional football league equivalent preferred.
Working knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations
Ability to lead and manage others successfully.
Valid Chauffeur Driver’s License.
Must be able to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff.
Demonstrate integrity, honesty, and principled behavior.
Demonstrate commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, service, and administration.
Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Comfortable with using and managing social media, electronic mail and Hudl.
Enthusiastically support the mission and values of Missouri Valley College.
Exercise sound and timely judgment.
Treat each member of the campus community with fairness, dignity and respect.
Works in a spirit of cooperation and is responsive to the advice and instruction of the athletic administration.
Send resume and cover letter to Athletic Director Mike Machholz at email@example.com.
ABOUT MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE
Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 28 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are agribusiness, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, visit www.moval.edu.