ABOUT GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS: Our Mission: To provide a competitive experience that breeds athletic excellence, academic success and Christ-like character.
As Oregon's premier Christian university, George Fox offers a wide variety of opportunities to serve in a Christian community that delivers the promise that each student will be known - personally, academically and spiritually. In athletics, our mission is to take the student athlete and foster them in a competitive environment so that when they leave campus and head into the world, they are high achievers who expect excellence in all they do. Our hope is that through athletics, young men and women learn essential life skills that prepare them to be Christ followers and world changers.
POSITION OVERVIEW: George Fox University is seeking a proven winner who is prepared and excited to rebuild one of its marquee sports into a perennial conference powerhouse. In addition to a sustained and consistent level of coaching success, the ideal candidate for head coach will be a person of integrity, a spiritual leader and a source of inspiration to student athletes, fans and alumni and will be able to oversee all areas of game management to a level of excellence.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (HEAD COACH):
Build a culture of competitive excellence in Bruin Women's Soccer that will lead to conference, regional and national honors. Recruit and retain talented, high caliber student athletes who perform on the field and in the classroom as well as contribute to the mission of the university. Organize and administer practice and game strategies, schedule games, manage program budget, organize travel arrangements. Set a high academic standard within the program and manage student athlete academic success, teaching good study habits and running study tables as needed. Adhere to the stated philosophy, mission statement and established guidelines set forth by George Fox University, the Northwest Conference and the NCAA Division III. Oversee and manage assistant coaches. Coordinate alumni outreach efforts. Organize community service and campus outreach strategies. Lead fundraising efforts to enhance the student athlete experience. Develop and run successful youth camps. Other duties as assigned in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (GAME MANAGEMENT):
Be in attendance at assigned home contest for Winter and Spring sports (basketball, swimming, baseball, softball, lacrosse, track & field and tennis). Meet weekly with student managers to set schedule, provide mentorship and plan for upcoming events. Assist in the recruitment, training and management of game day volunteers.
A strong Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle as described in our website. Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and evidence a mature Christian faith, be in agreement with the University's statement of faith, be committed to the integration of Biblical principles in instruction and be willing to invest themselves in the development of staff and students. Successful coaching and recruiting experience required, preferably at the collegiate level. Extensive knowledge of women's soccer required, including strong familiarity with NCAA rules and guidelines. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.
For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:
A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population Free Fitness Center membership Free parking Rich employee benefits We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!
George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.
Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.
We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.
We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.
Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.
**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.
About George Fox University
Our promise: At George Fox, each student will be known – personally, academically and spiritually.