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Part-Time Assistant Coach

Marian University (IN)
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 26, 2024

Job Details

As part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks qualified applicants for a Part-Time Coach to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by providing exceptional service to students, faculty, and staff by acting as the primary point of contact for all communication for the Academic Commons. Providing assistance to the general operation for the following programs, baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, men’s bowling, women’s bowling, competitive cheer, game day cheer, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, men’s cycling, women’s cycling, competitive dance, game day dance, football, men’s golf, women’s golf, women’s lacrosse, men’s rugby, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, softball, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, men’s track and field, women’s track and field, women’s volleyball, and men’s wrestling. This non-benefit eligible position will be required to work evening and weekends throughout the year. Reporting to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will help provide leadership, management, and strategic planning for the program. Primary responsibilities will include assisting the head coach in practices and games.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Ensure compliance with NAIA recruiting rules and regulations
  • Assist with the supervision and organization of practices and games while complying with relevant NAIA rules and regulations
  • Maintain proper and appropriate discipline among students during athletic contests, practices and while on trips off campus
  • Attend campus, conference, and national meetings as necessary
  • Acts in the absence of the head coach
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, Marian University, Conference, and NAIA policies and procedures
  • Promote the philosophy and values of the Athletic Program and Marian University
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges, as well as Money magazine’s list of Top 10 schools in Indiana “For Your Money”. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back -to-back NAIA nation championships. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently hold 42 national titles.

Required Qualifications:
  • An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Prior coaching experience (high school, college, and/or studio/club)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must display excellent customer and staff relation skills
  • Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For Consideration All Applications Require:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Current resume or CV
  3. Contact information of three professional references. The reference contact information must be entered after the application is submitted in the "My Presence" section of the applicant profile.
  4. Responses to the supplementary mission & identity questions.

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Marian University

At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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