| Clarke University, a NAIA institution and member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference, invites applications for the full-time position of Head Football Coach. The Head Football Coach will lead the start-up of the University’s first football team to begin scrimmage competition in fall 2018 and varsity competition in fall 2019. The position reports to the Director of Athletics in the Division of Student Life. |
The successful candidate is responsible for staffing the program with competent and character driven assistant coaches; recruiting and retaining student athletes; and assisting with academic success and character growth of student athletes. The head coach will also be responsible for organizing and administering practices and game strategies, scheduling games, ensuring compliance with NAIA rules, managing budgets, and overseeing all operational components of the program.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Five years of successful football coaching experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to start and manage an intercollegiate football program.
About Clarke University
Clarke University is a small Catholic, Liberal Arts University in Dubuque, Iowa founded in 1843 by Mary Frances Clarke and the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose core values of freedom, education, charity and justice still guide the institution. The University's 1,100 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, fine arts, pre-professional, and professional studies. Clarke offers 40 majors through its traditional undergraduate program, as well as several masters and doctoral programs. In their 2017 ranking, U.S. News & World Report named Clarke one of its top-20 regional Midwest colleges. At Clarke University, students find a place where they are empowered to live, lead, and learn for themselves and their communities. At Clarke University, we are so committed to the common good that it is integrated into the curriculum campus wide. More information can be found at www.clarke.edu.
Nestled along the bluffs of the Mississippi River at the intersection of Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois, Dubuque is a growing city in a beautiful space. Among its most recent recognitions, Dubuque was awarded first place in the 2016 National League of Cities' City Cultural Diversity Awards, was designated as a "Climate Action Champion" in 2014 by the White House, and was identified as one of the three "Best Cities to Climb the Economic Ladder" by John Wasik of Forbes in February 2016.
To apply, upload a current resume and letter of interest at https://clarke.applicantpool.com/jobs/. Review of applications will begin February 1.