Millikin University, a NCAA Division III institution, is accepting applications for Head Women’s Soccer Coach. Millikin is a member of the CCIW, one of the most competitive conferences in Division III. Recruitment and retention of highly qualified student-athletes will be keys to success in the program. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position reporting to the Director of Athletics. A second duty may be assigned dependent on the candidate’s strengths and experience. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, and previous college coaching experience. Head coaching experience will receive preference. You may view a complete position description at millikin.edu/employment.
Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on a beautiful seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois, Millikin characterizes its education by performance learning – a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. Last year, 97% of Millikin graduates gained employment or admission into professional or graduate school within six months of graduation.
To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Woman and minorities are encouraged to apply. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Three years of college coaching or equivalent
Extensive knowledge of the sport of soccer
Ability to recruit and retain quality soccer student-athletes
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to various audiences
Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the Athletic Department
Strong commitment to the University and NCAA Division III philosophy
Demonstrated commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete
About Millikin University
Millikin University (founded in 1901) is a selective, independent, comprehensive institution, located on a beautiful 75-acre residential campus. Ranked the No. 8 Regional College in the Midwest by US News & World Report, Millikin serves approximately 2,300 students – 2250 undergraduate and 83 graduate students -- in four colleges and/or schools. Students come to Millikin from 33 states and 13 countries and about 22 percent of students self-identify as historically under-represented. The average first-year student in the Fall 2012 class had an ACT score of 23 and forty percent of the class ranked in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class. Millikin sponsors 19 Division III athletic programs and is a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. With an emphasis on excellent teaching, Millikin prepares students through a unique process called performance learning. As a result, Millikin students thrive, building the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Guided by its mission, Millikin prepares students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a life of meaning and value.
Millikin is poised to attract ...and meet the needs of students (including many first-generation college students) who aspire to achieve, to further develop its international recruitment efforts, and continue its ascent toward becoming the nation’s leader in performance learning.