Founded in 1830, Capital University is a mid-sized, comprehensive, private university whose community values of diversity, free inquiry, ethical reflection, and civic engagement are strongly promoted within the Lutheran tradition of higher education.
The University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs and serves a diverse student body of nearly 3,300, including traditional undergraduates, degree-completion, and graduate students. With 60 majors and more than 50 minors in the areas of Music, Arts and Communication, Business and Management, Education, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Nursing and Health, and Social Sciences, Capital shapes engaged citizens and purposeful leaders who improve their industries, communities, and society. Graduate degrees and/or post-degree certification is available in Education, Law, Theology, Nursing, Business and Music Education.
Capital is deeply connected to Columbus, the capital city we call home – a city that often makes “top 10” lists for livability, technology, opportunity, and jobs. As the third-largest city in the Midwest and the 15th largest in the country, Columbus affords its students unlimited opportunities for internships, research, and jobs. The city has a multitude of arts and entertainment options, exciting professional sports teams, vibrant neighborhoods, and beautiful metro parks. Home to many Fortune 500 companies, Columbus has earned recognition as the best big city in the Midwest; a Top 5 for work-life balance; a listing in the Top 10 percent for affordability; the best city in the U.S. for tech workers; and a Top 5 for entrepreneurs and startups.
Capital University’s Athletic Department anticipates hiring a Head Coach to oversee its Cross Country and Track and Field programs for 2021-2022. The primary purpose of this position is the management of the Capital University Cross Country and Track and Field programs. The responsibilities include recruiting student-athletes, teaching technical aspects of cross country and track and field events along with practice and game preparation, providing oversight to all administrative areas of the program, i.e. managing academic progress of student-athletes, budgeting, supervision of assistant coaches, facility and weight room supervision, game and travel scheduling, etc.
Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital’s dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.
For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu.
Capital University offers a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance and free parking.
Works well with men and women from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to learn Microsoft Office Suite.
Maintain ethical and professional relationship with students and student-athletes.
Collegiate track and field coaching experience preferred.
Motor vehicle license.
About Capital University
Capital University is an NCAA Division III affiliate institution and a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference. Capital sponsors 20 athletic programs and empowers more than 400 student-athletes both in the classroom and on the field of competition. Capital proudly boasts 92 All-American athletes and 41 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans that have donned the Purple and White. Capital Athletics promotes individualism, leadership and finding purpose both on the field of play and in life. At Capital you are more than a number; you are part of a support system across the entire university and beyond its gates, forever. We are Cap Fam.
Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.