The Waldorf University Athletics Department is seeking qualified and interested candidates for Head Coach/Director of Men’s & Women’s Track/Field and Cross Country. Waldorf is a member of NAIA and the NSAA Conference. This is a full-time appointment with FT responsibilities August through May and as needed to support department, program and recruiting goals during the summer months. The Head Coach/Director of Track and Cross Country is responsible for all phases of the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs in a manner compatible with Athletics Department and Waldorf University philosophies. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to the mission of Waldorf University and be committed to the development of the student-athlete physically, mentally, spiritually and morally. The candidate must also demonstrate the ability and desire to recruit students, especially from Iowa and surrounding states. Coaching Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to) • Demonstrate strong organizational, communication and leadership skills with athletes and University staff/faculty; • Recruit quality cross country and track student-athletes, • Provide instruction of associated skill sets, fundamentals, coaching skills and psychological skills training; • Schedule practices, contests and work with Strength & Condition staff for team workouts; • Coordination of travel arrangements for team competition; • Set and maintain a high standard of compliance with all NAIA, NSAA and institutional rules and regulations at all times for self, coaching staff and athletes; • Meet administration, mentoring and retaining student-athletes goals, • Monitor annual sport budgets (fiscal responsibility) and fundraising; • Supervise coaching staff • Organize and manage camps and clinics • Contribute to department through active participation in meetings, serving on committees and any other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. To apply, submit materials through this link: http://www.waldorf.edu/about/careers
Waldorf University is a 4-year private college offering 20 bachelor degree programs in a variety of popular fields both residential and hybrid online.
Waldorf has upheld the Lutheran tradition of excellence in higher education since the college was founded in 1903. This tradition values service to the community, academic excellence, freedom of inquiry, a liberating education, and learning thro...ugh the exchange of ideas in open conversation.
In January 2010 Waldorf University came under the ownership of Mayes Education, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Southern University. This relationship has allowed Waldorf to reach new students through distance education programs as well as strengthen its residential programs.