Bethel University

Assistant Forensics Coach

2 weeks ago
# of Openings
Communication Studies

Job Summary

The Department of Communication Studies is seeking an individual to be responsible for assisting the Director and Assistant Director of Forensics in coaching and preparing for competition.


A commitment of 6-8 hours per week of coaching and/or other assigned duties is expected. While the hours are somewhat flexible, the ability to coach during the day is highly desirable. The assistant coach travels with the team (and drives a Bethel vehicle, as needed), supervises students, and judges at tournaments. The assistant coach is expected to participate in at least 2-3 tournaments per semester on weekends as well as occasional Tuesday afternoons. Travel to national tournaments (especially in March) is highly desirable.


Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University and demonstrate commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring students. The candidate should be comfortable in a team environment and demonstrate the capacity to be a self-starter. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to contribute to Bethel's anti-racism efforts and cross-cultural understanding.


One to two years of prior competitive forensics experience, either as a competitor or coach, preferably on the college level.


Bachelor's degree required.

Additional Information

The position is considered the equivalent of one academic course per year. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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