Summary: The Head Coach of Acrobatics and Tumbling oversees all aspects of the program. Mars Hill competes at the NCAA Division II level and is a member of the South Atlantic Conference. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes in the program that leads to graduation through a positive collegiate experience. The Head Coach reports to the Director of Athletics.
• Responsible for compliance with NCAA, SAC and Mars Hill University policies and regulations • Organize individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport • Oversee day-to-day program administration • Recruit and award scholarships to quality student-athletes who are committed to the University’s mission • Schedule travel, officials and meals for team • Provide academic support and oversight for all student-athletes • Works with the Director of Athletic Communications regarding rosters, publicity, player awards and promotions • Oversee player development and evaluation • Responsible for fundraising and community service activities • Develop and maintain positive alumni relations • Manage the program budget • Hire and supervise staff • Inventory and order supplies and equipment • Manage travel to include booking hotels, vans, buses, etc. • Have a clean driving record and able to drive a van to transport teams to matches. • Daily maintenance of gym facilities and equipment • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate student-athletes • Represent the institution and the department in a positive and professional manner • Responsible for any other assignments or details required by the Athletic Director • Collateral responsibilities: o Participation in fundraising activities o Acceptance of service on University committees o Membership and active participation in professional organizations o Attendance at convocations, staff meetings, graduations, etc., if at all possible
Qualifications: Applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree with a successful coaching background in acrobatics and tumbling. Strong communication, organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to produce and manage acrobatics and tumbling programs are important. EMPLOYEEBENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to MHU employees, see the MHU Benefits Summary on the MHU website. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Position is open until filled. To apply, submit a letter naming the position, your resume and any other materials requested.
ADA Statement: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), MHU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources (see below). MHU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who fully support MHU’s mission. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
BACKGROUNDSCREEN: MHU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university’s financial and physical assets. Therefore, Mars Hill University conducts background checks. Depending on the position applicants may also be required to consent to a credit check as part of the background check process. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.
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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.Mars Hill’s small campus of approximately 1,200 students offers a warm and engaging environment, where students get to know each other, as well as professors and university staff. Mars Hill boasts a eclectic mix of students, and one of the highest percentages of minority students in the region. The university draws students from all over the United States, and the world.