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Head Softball Coach

McPherson College is seeking a Head Softball Coach with the proven ability to manage a successful program and join a dynamic athletic culture where coaches and student-athletes strive for an excellent student athletic experience.  This position reports to the college’s Athletic Director.

This is a full-time, exempt 12-month position with full college benefits including a substantial retirement benefit after one year of employment as well as a full-tuition remission after two years of employment.  McPherson College was nationally recognized as a great college to work for 7 consecutive years.

This individual will be responsible for daily management, instruction, and administration of all phases of the Softball program in accordance with all NAIA and College regulations. Specific areas of responsibility include: instructing on practice, game preparation, and strategy; assistant coach and support staff supervision; recruitment of prospective student-athletes; retention of student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of the Softball student-athletes; preparation and oversight of budget; community outreach; and program-specific and departmental fundraising.

The successful candidate must possess and will demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, strong work ethic and self-motivation, the ability and willingness to be a positive role model, department member, and representative of the college.

Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters’ preferred; three years of collegiate coaching experience required.

McPherson College, in McPherson, KS, is a four-year church-related, career-oriented liberal arts institution with membership in the NAIA and the KCAC. Athletics supports the college’s mission to develop whole persons through scholarship, participation, and service.

Please complete the online application below with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

No phone calls.

This position is open until filled.

Women’s and Men’s Head Tennis Coach

McPherson College seeks dynamic and innovative applicants for the position of Women’s and Men’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.

Join a dynamic athletic department where the culture is focused on a stellar student athletic experience. Work for a nationally recognized great college to work for!

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 required.  Heading coaching experience preferred in a college setting.

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 online application below and include your cover letter, your resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

No phone calls.

Director of Annual Giving

McPherson College seeks dynamic and innovative candidates for the position of Director of Annual Giving. Work for a college that has the distinction of being nationally recognized seven consecutive years as a “Great College To Work For!”

The Director of Annual Giving opportunity is a full-time, 12-month exempt position and is eligible for the college’s full benefits program, including a tuition reduction benefit after two years of employment, as well as a generous retirement benefit after one year of employment. The position will report to the VP of Advancement.

Whether looking for your first director-level fundraising role or considering a change in workplace culture, this position offers front-line fundraising opportunities, freedom to try new strategies, and a college leadership team that is committed to long-term fundraising development.

Currently, in the second year of a four-year comprehensive campaign, the Building Community campaign has exceeded its $20 million goal. An ambitious goal to raise another $25 million for scholarships, programs, and a new campus center is underway in response to a record number of enrolled students.

A successful candidate will be able to implement and execute a donor-centric annual giving program that leads to meaningful, long-term relationships with constituents, allowing them to reach their greatest philanthropic potential. Additionally, this individual will be able to prioritize personal interaction, evaluation of data, implementation of industry best practices, and multi-channel fundraising, so all McPherson College constituents have an opportunity to be involved as donors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Three years of experience in Higher Ed or non-profit fundraising preferred; persons with sales/marketing/customer service experience encouraged to apply
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and customer/constituent relationship management software is preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a pre-employment background screen which includes a MVR

Please complete the online application below and attach a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three professional references.

Director of Student Life

McPherson College seeks dynamic and innovative candidates for the position of Director of Student Life.  Be a part of the vibrant and student-focused culture at McPherson College.  And work for a college that has the distinction of being nationally recognized for 7 consecutive years as a great college to work for!

The Director of Student Life opportunity is a full-time, exempt position 12-month position and is eligible for the college’s full benefits program.  The position will report to the Assistant Dean for Campus Life and Belonging.

McPherson College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution. It is located in McPherson, Kansas, about one hour north of Wichita, the largest city in the state. The college was founded in 1887 by members of the Church of the Brethren and remains committed to the values of the church: peace and justice, ethical behavior, and putting faith into action. The mission of McPherson College is to develop whole persons through scholarship, participation, and service.

A successful candidate must be a student-centered and assessment-driven individual, whose focus will be full-scale student life programming, international student support, service and spirituality, student conduct, and other duties to create a robust student life experience.  The ideal candidate will exercise a high level of discretion and judgment,  embrace diversity, and possesses strong problem-solving skills.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required (Education, Counseling, or Student Services preferred); Master’s degree preferred.

Please complete the online application below and attach a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three professional references.

COVID 19 Response Coordinator

McPherson College is seeking applications for a COVID 19 Response Coordinator. This position serves as the college’s administrative liaison in its COVID 19 mitigation and response.

This is a part-time, 10-month, exempt position, which reports to the Athletic Director. This position is eligible for college benefits which include a graduate school remission benefit and housing.

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to serving as the centralized hub of communication for students, parents, and the college’s departments such as dining and custodial services; scheduling testing; coordinating details of quarantine, room assignments and keeping related databases and information up to date.  This position also maintains COVID 19 related supplies such as signage, personal safety supplies, and quarantine and isolation materials.  Other duties may be assigned by the Athletic Director.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree.

The ability to travel, as well as having a valid driver’s license, is a requirement of this position.

Applicants should submit their application materials to the online application below and should include a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references.

No phone calls accepted.

Position will be open until filled.

Financial Aid and Admissions Operations Specialist

The Financial Aid and Admissions Operations Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely creation and management of student records and supports the college’s student recruitment efforts. This position provides administrative support to the Financial Aid office by performing office and clerical duties such as processing grants, loans and work-study programs, composing correspondence, maintaining the financial aid filing system, and entering detailed data into several financial aid databases. Additionally, this position will also support our Admissions office by participating in student recruitment days, maintaining admissions databases, and providing backup to the Operations Manager.  Other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid.

Minimal qualifications include proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Outlook email. In addition, the successful candidate will be courteous and professional with their customer service skills and will have exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Additionally, the ability to navigate institutional technology is expected.

A high school degree or equipment is required.

One year’s experience in an administrative or office environment is required.

Alternative work schedule may include an occasional evenings or weekends.

Please complete the online application below and attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Position is open until filled.

Assistant Cross Country Coach

McPherson College, in McPherson, KS, is a career-oriented liberal arts institution with membership in the NAIA and the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.

This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position, which reports to the Director of Track and Field.  This position is eligible for college benefits.

The Assistant Cross Country Coach will assist the director in managing all aspects of the program in an environment of teaching and learning.   Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting the director with 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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and intercollegiate playing experience required.

Preferred Qualifications: Coaching experience at a higher education institution preferred.

The ability to travel, as well as having a valid driver’s license, is a requirement of this position.

Applicants should submit their application materials to the online application below and should include a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references.

No phone calls accepted.

Position will be open until filled.

Assistant Track Coach

McPherson College, in McPherson, KS, is a career-oriented liberal arts institution with membership in the NAIA and the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.

This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position, which reports to the Director of Track and Field.  This position is eligible for college benefits.

The Assistant Track Coach will assist the director in managing all aspects of the program in an environment of teaching and learning.   Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting the director with 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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and intercollegiate playing experience required.

Preferred Qualifications: Coaching experience at a higher education institution preferred.

The ability to travel, as well as having a valid driver’s license, is a requirement of this position.

Applicants should submit their application materials to the online application below and should include a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references.

No phone calls accepted.

Position will be open until filled.

Assistant Track Coach (part time)

This is a part-time, 10-month, exempt position, which reports to the Director of Track and Field.   This position is eligible for college benefits which include a graduate school remission benefit and housing.

The Assistant Track Coach will assist the director in managing all aspects of the program in an environment of teaching and learning.   Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting the director with 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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and intercollegiate playing experience required.

Preferred Qualifications: Coaching experience at a higher education institution preferred.

The ability to travel, as well as having a valid driver’s license, is a requirement of this position.

Applicants should submit their application materials to the online application below and should include a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three professional references.

No phone calls accepted.

Position will be open until filled.

Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor

McPherson College is seeking a full-time Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor.  This position is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position.  This position reports to the director of admissions and is eligible for college benefits.

Individual will actively seek, develop and expand avenues for recruiting prospective students. This counselor will provide information to students and their families about admissions, enrollment and financial aid.

The ideal candidate must have an enthusiastic understanding of the McPherson College philosophy on entrepreneurship and liberal arts and the ability to successfully promote them at a wide variety of outreach events.

Bachelor’s degree required; 1-2 years experience in a small college setting preferred.   Ideal candidate will be skilled at communicating with a diverse range of individuals, energetic in reaching out to prospective students and determined to set and achieve high recruiting goals.  Frequent travel required, including some nights and weekends.

Please complete the on-line application below with a cover letter, resume and one letter of professional reference.