This is a 10 month, benefits eligible internship/assistant track and field coaching position that includes duties within the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) as well as duties as an assistant track and field coach. The coaching responsibilities include coaching, recruiting and development of the sprints/hurdles/relay events. Other duties will include but not limited to: overall responsibility for management of recruiting; assistance with logistics during cross country season; management of team social media accounts; counseling of student-athletes; and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. Additional responsibilities within DAPER will include various short-term projects for respective units as well as assistance with general administrative duties such as assistance with physical education class registration, NCAA compliance, Engineering Success (student well-being program) and other department wide duties as assigned.
2-4 years coaching experience preferably at the college/university level. A Bachelor's degree is required preferably in a field related to physical education and/or proven instructional experience. Master’s degree is preferred. Certification in sprints/hurdles/relays required, preferably recent USTFCCCA specialty. Proven experience in recruiting to a highly selective institution is desirable. Strong administrative and interpersonal/communication skills and computer skills are essential. Appropriate certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and Biohazards are required within 30 days of hire. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.
Applications will be accepted until July 14, 2017. Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 names and contact information of three references. Applications will be accepted via email to
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