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Part Time Head Men’s and Women’s Bowling Coach

Apply now Job no: 493702
Work type: Administrative (Part Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Athletics

Job Title: Part Time Head Men’s and Women’s Bowling Coach

Reporting Relationship: Director of Athletics

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: Athletics-IWU Marion

Campus Location: Recreation & Wellness Center

Summary of Position:    The primary responsibilities are to direct, support and supervise a successful intercollegiate golf program representing student athletes. The Head Coach is responsible for the bowling budget, strategic planning, recruiting, facilities, policies, compliance, scholarships, promotion and leadership of the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage, and successfully coach bowling, to include scheduling, recruiting, equipment management, reporting scores and statistics, and website updating 
  • Manage and operate within budget parameters, without exception. Submit all receipts and budget reports on time as directed by Director of Athletics 
  • Ensure strict adherence to all Conference and NAIA by-laws and regulations 
  • Ensure adherence with established institutional compliance rules, policies, and procedures as well as ethical standards of behavior
  • Ensure satisfactory academic performance of student-athletes 
  • Ensure the spiritual, physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes 
  • Responsible for successful coaching, to include maximizing the team's potential/abilities, keeping athletes eligible, supporting the spiritual development of each player, and retaining athletes through graduation 
  • Manage all department fund-raising and booster events in accordance with University, Conference and NAIA expectations, and institutional rules, policies, and procedures 
  • Learn, understand, and adhere to all NAIA guidelines and maintain up-to-date rosters, squad lists and other information keeping compliance as a first priority 
  • Participate in long-range planning and assessment, attend all departmental training sessions and meetings, read and comply with all departmental policy manuals 
  • Plan and implement daily practice sessions 
  • Opportunity to develop sport camps and conferences as fundraisers and compensation supplement 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Must have an earned Bachelor’s Degree


  • Must have some level of experience in coaching and teaching that includes recruiting student-athletes, marketing, scheduling, equipment budgeting/management, and facility care

Required Skills

  • Must demonstrate a mature and expressive Christian faith commitment
  • Needs to passionately support and articulate the University mission and vision for athletics within the context of that mission
  • Need to be gifted in supervising and motivating others
  • Must be creative and innovative; discerning and a thorough planner
  • Must subscribe to the principles and lifestyle of the Wesleyan Church

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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