McPherson College is seeking a collaborative and dynamic individual eager to serve as Director of Athletics. The position is responsible for directing all athletic activities, events and personnel and is actively involved in student-athlete enrollment and retention efforts. The successful applicant must be comfortable mentoring athletic staff, being a campus leader, managing a budget, and actively fundraising on behalf of the athletic department. The recommended applicant should be prepared to direct a robust athletic strategic plan that aims to “Consistently compete to win the KCAC Commissioners Cup without compromising our values.”
The Director of Athletics position is an exempt, full-time, 12-month position and is eligible for college benefits. This position reports to the college president and is a member of the college’s leadership team.
McPherson College’s athletic department consists of 15 varsity teams, of which five currently have junior varsity rosters. McPherson College was 4th in the Commissioner’s Cup standings (KCAC) and 87th in the Director’s Cup standings (NAIA), the college’s highest finish on both lists. Currently of the 850 students enrolled, four hundred (400) are student-athletes.
The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years experience in collegiate sports management and coaching at the college level. Outstanding written, oral and interpersonal communications skills are necessary. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
Additional information about McPherson College’s life-ready, career-focused campus community is quickly available at www.mcpherson.edu.
The position will remain open until filled with initial screening of candidates will begin the week of January 20, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Questions and inquiries can be directed to Dr. Kurt Patberg, Senior Vice President of Athletics Staffing and Consultants at email@example.com
McPherson College is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diversified workforce.
About McPherson College
Founded in 1887, McPherson College sits on a beautiful 27-acre campus in a town that is 13,000 strong and is one of the top 100 small towns in the U.S. McPherson has an enriched and diversified economic base and is located in the heart of central Kansas, 50 miles north of Wichita. Filled with many beautiful city parks and a booming downtown, McPherson offers a dynamic school system and an affordable small town way of life. McPherson College, which is one of the most diverse college campuses in Kansas, offers 21 majors with over 40 emphases and 10 pre-professional programs. The campus community weaves the entrepreneurial mindset into its academic curriculum and student life programming. McPherson College is proud to be the only school in the US to offer a bachelor’s degree in Auto Restoration Technology.
In 2019, The Chronicle of Higher Education honored McPherson College as an Honor Roll member of Great Colleges to Work For.