Friends University is seeking to fill the Head Coach Men’s Soccer position in Wichita Kansas. This position will oversee all areas of the Friends University intercollegiate men’s soccer program. This includes budget management, personnel management, practice and game planning, recruitment and retention. Friends University Is a Christian University of Quaker heritage. Its mission is to equip students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual, and professional lives. Any person serving in the role of Head Coach should be active in the Christian faith, embrace and celebrate our commitment to our mission by adhering to the University’s RISE Core Values (Respect, Inclusion, Service and Excellence). Primary among the responsibilities associated with this position is stewardship of the University's mission as a Christian University and furtherance of that mission in all areas of responsibility including the direction of other employees in service of the mission. The mission of the University is:
Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.
2-4 years of as a college assistant coach and/or head coach preferred; NAIA head coaching experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred.
The position requires strong financial management, time management and personnel management skills. The individual must possess acute understanding of sport preparation and facilitation. Some experience and skill in fundraising and summer camp development will be considered. The individual must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 35 pounds.
Please visit our employment site at www.friends.edu/employment to apply. Only applications submitted through this Friends University website application process will be accepted.
Internal Number: 21 E 1601
About Friends University
Friends University, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive, independent university situated in an attractive, park-like campus in the heart of Wichita, an urban city of 500,000 persons, rich in arts, education, leisure, and commercial resources. The University is one of the largest independent institutions of higher learning in Kansas and currently enrolls about 1,800 students and provides a welcoming environment for both traditional and adult students. Friends is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Though no longer formally affiliated with the Society of Friends, the University’s Quaker/Christian heritage continues to shape its ethos and values and is a key element of its present-day identity and mission.