Cornell College Assistant Football Coach in Mt Vernon, Iowa
Assistant Football Coach
08-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
Mt Vernon, IA, USA
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Cornell College, a residential liberal arts college, and a member of the Midwest Conference of the NCAA Division III located in Mount Vernon, IA, is seeking applications for an assistant football coach. This is a 12-month, benefits-eligible position.
This individual will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the program including but not limited to:
coaching and developing student-athletes athletically and assisting in their personal growth as young people;
recruitment of qualified student-athletes;
designing and implementing training;
home meet and equipment management;
other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach
Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here (https://www.cornellcollege.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/) .)
About Cornell College
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries.
External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa (https://www.icriowa.org/) region.
A bachelor's degree is required; experience in coaching at the college level is preferred. The successful candidate will have solid knowledge of the sport, be eager to learn and assist with all aspects of coaching, have strong people skills, be dedicated to enriching the experience of the student-athlete, and be committed to the development and success of the football program. Valid driver's license is required.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of at least three professional references through Cornell College's online application system.
Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.