McPherson College is seeking an energetic multi-tasker to join its Center for Academic Development (CAD) team. The Athletic Academic Support Specialist will help develop and implement academic support services for the college’s undergraduates with a special emphasis on at-risk student-athletes. The Athletic Academic Support Specialist is a full-time, exempt position. The successful applicant will be eligible for college benefits and will report to the Director of Academic Development. The ideal candidate is capable of engaging diverse student populations in a fast-paced environment and working across the campus community to foster and support student persistence. The Athletic Academic Support Specialist’s responsibilities will include collaborating with athletics to help support and monitor the academic success of student-athletes; assist in the development and implementation of a peer mentoring program for at-risk student-athletes, working with peer tutors to coordinate supplemental instruction, individual tutoring, group tutoring, writing center services, and academic workshops; helping to provide academic support services for students with disabilities; and assisting in Early Warning Team and department retention efforts. The ideal candidate would possess at least one year of experience working with at-risk students from diverse backgrounds in residential life or academic support in a higher educational setting and have earned a bachelor’s degree. Experience as a college student-athlete and with peer mentoring programs is preferred. College-level writing, math, and science skills are expected. Additionally, excellent interpersonal communication skills are essential and a proficiency in using Microsoft Office products is expected. Advanced-level ability with Excel is desirable. Please complete the on-line application at: https://www.mcpherson.edu/jobs/athletic-academic-support-specialist/ and include cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references.
Position is open until filled. No phone calls. In accordance with state and federal law, McPherson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all College programs, activities, and services, including, but not limited to, academics, athletics, other extracurricular activities, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing.
About McPherson College
McPherson College seeks dynamic and innovative applicants for the position of Men’s and Women’s Head Tennis Coach. This position reports to the Athletic Director and is a full-time, exempt position, eligible for college benefits. This is a 12-month position.
The Head Tennis Coach is responsible for a focus on student/athlete instruction in athletic performance, physical health, and sport team concepts specific to tennis. The coach is responsible for developing and guiding the tennis program by mentoring, teaching and providing the guidance and support necessary for the student athletes to be successful in their athletic and academic endeavors. The coach will represent McPherson College, its mission, and the Athletic department’s program and goals in a positive manner.
Duties include but are not limited to the recruitment and retention of student-athletes; scouting; scheduling; team travel; community service; academic monitoring with integrity; enforcement of team policies and procedures; off-season conditioning; leading training sessions and knowledge of and adherence to college, conference and NAIA rules and regulations.
Experience: Previous coaching experience require...d. Heading coaching experience preferred.
Education: A baccalaureate degree. Master’s degree preferred.
Interpersonal Skills: Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills are necessary.
Other Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is required and working with budgets.
Travel is a requirement of this position.
Please complete the on-line application below and include your cover letter, your resume and one professional letter of reference.
No phone calls.