Founded in 1887, Alverno College is a four-year, Catholic liberal arts college for undergraduate women sponsored by the School Sisters of St. Francis. The college also offers a robust array of graduate and degree completion programs for women and men. Student learning and personal and professional development are the central focus of everyone in the Alverno College community. As Wisconsin’s first designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Alverno enrolls a highly diverse student body of virtually every demographic and experience. It is an institution that has revered tradition and encouraged innovation for more than 130 years.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The following information is not meant to be all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.
Reporting to the director of athletics, the head coach will provide vision, leadership, and oversight for all aspects of the golf program, to include coaching; coordinating training; supporting student-athletes; recruiting; and working within NCAA, Conference, and Alverno College guidelines. The head coach will be called upon to supervise and coordinate the work of any assistant coaches, as well as play a major role in fundraising activities for the program. The incumbent will demonstrate a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes by monitoring and actively encouraging participants to succeed academically and represent the College with the utmost integrity. This individual will evaluate talent, contact prospects, and recruit new student-athletes to Alverno College by working with Admissions. Attend all Conference and Departmental meetings. Maintain a positive relationship with student-athletes, staff, faculty, volunteers, and fans. Maintain positive professional relationships with other colleges, professional peers and organizations to remain current in trends particular to sport and further develop areas of responsibility.
Previous coaching and/or playing experience in assigned sport
Strong communication skills with faculty, staff, students, coaches, officials and the general public
A commitment to knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
Must have demonstrated leadership abilities and an understanding of student development, including the ability to balance student needs and take on an institutional perspective.
Demonstrated ability to establish good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, staff and alumni
Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary to attend practices and events
Valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets the qualifications of an Alverno driver
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion.
Education Bachelor’s degree is required.
About Alverno College
Alverno College, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a private liberal arts college with an internationally acclaimed ability-based program and diverse student body. A Catholic College founded by the School Sisters of Saint Francis, we are dedicated to the undergraduate education of women while serving men and women in our adult and graduate programs. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We provide students with real-life, hands-on experiences in the classroom, in study abroad opportunities and in professional internships related to their major. These experiences, among others, have resulted in Alverno College being recognized as the “Most Innovative School” among Midwest Regional Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 America’s Best Colleges guidebook. For the seventh consecutive year, Alverno was also ranked in the top four in the Midwest in the “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category.
Alverno is an equal opportunity employer and committed to workplace diversity.