Rank and Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Master’s degree with at least 5 years of coaching experience preferably on the collegiate level. A successful candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic and a high level of integrity and honesty. Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, must be attentive to detail and accurate in record keeping and possess an ability to work with a diverse constituency including students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff administrators and outside contacts. The individual filling this position must be an active Christian, fully supportive of the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 (http://www.sbc.net/bfm/bfm2000.asp) and the goals and objectives of the institution. The successful candidate must teach and coach from a Christian Worldview and set a Christian example for students.
Responsibilities: The position is full-time and carries all faculty responsibilities for teaching along with assumption of other head men’s basketball coaching duties, as well as the duties commensurate with full-time faculty status. The position carries full fringe benefits of College employment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: managing all aspects of coaching men’s basketball (i.e., thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies, teaching skills, techniques, and player development); program planning and organization; recruitment of prospective student-athletes; ability to serve as a spiritual mentor and lead weekly Bible study; and ensure compliance with both NAIA and Truett-McConnell rules and policies.
General Information: Truett-McConnell is a private, four year liberal arts college affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention. The campus is located approximately 75 miles NE of Atlanta, in the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Web pages: www.truett.edu; www.tmcbears.com.
Application: Please submit a completed application, three letters of recommendation, resume, transcripts, and evidence of active church membership to:
Dr. Stacy Hall
Director of Athletics
100 Alumni Drive
Cleveland, GA 30528
Deadline: Applications received beginning March 3, 2014. Review will begin March 17, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.
Truett-McConnell College does not illegally discriminate against any individual for reasons of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status; however, the College may discriminate on religious grounds in its employment practices in order to fulfill its mission. It is the policy preference of Truett-McConnell College to hire employees who are Christians, active in their churches and supportive of the goals of the College. Preferences in hiring exist for persons of the Southern Baptist faith. The College is also committed to building a more ethnic and racially diverse faculty.