As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks a qualified highly energetic and ambitious Head Women’s Soccer Coach. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Women’s Soccer Coach promotes Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan Mission & Identity by providing leadership, management, and strategic planning for the women’s soccer program.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: •Actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan Intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services. •Organizing and conducting a recruitment program that will retain qualified student-athletes at the NAIA level by managing visitations. •Cooperating with the admissions and financial aid departments in a coordinated effort to attract student-athletes. •Supervising student-athletes’ academic, personal and athletic development. •Planning practices and game preparation. •Managing the women’s soccer budget. •Implementing and enforcing the department and university policies concerning sportsmanship and school representation. •Promoting the women’s soccer program to the public. •The Head Women’s Soccer Coach will also assist in community relations and will be responsible for raising funds for the women’s soccer program throughout the academic year. •Other duties may be assigned by the athletic director.
Marian University women’s soccer has a history of great success, with two final four appearances and have won the conference regular season championship. These standards are expected to be upheld with the hire of the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.
Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University
An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and experience in coaching soccer.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: P070S
About Marian University
Marian University is located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges, as well as Money magazine’s list of Top 10 schools in Indiana “For Your Money”. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 10 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015 in 9 years of existence. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 46 national titles.