Position Summary: The Assistant Men's and Women's Track & Field Coach is responsible for assisting the Director of Track and Field with all facets of conducting successful men's and women's track and field programs. The position reports directly to the Director of Track and Field. Duties include: coaching of throwing events during practice and competition for men's and women's programs, meet preparation, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Track and Field. This individual must be knowledgeable of and in compliance with all NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations, and must display professional integrity. The mission of Idaho Track & Field and Cross Country is to create and foster a culture that thrives on excellence in character, academics, and athletics, while focusing on the process in a positive and collaborative environment. Team is a small, intimate roster size. Throws facilities include: newly built exclusive indoor throwing room, 300m indoor track with indoor throws cage in season, and outdoor track with well-laid out throwing facilities (2 adjacent shot put rings, 1 hammer/discus circle, 1 javelin runway, set of 3 concrete circles into throwing net). Position involves travel, working weekends, and working hours outside a normal work week.
Throwing event coaching experience in shot, discus, and either hammer or weight throw.
A satisfactory driving record and ability to operate University vehicles.
Less than 9 points in driving record within last 36 months – required to certify to drive University vehicles.
Computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
Employment may be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background and/or driving investigation.
Coaching philosophy consistent with the head coach.
Successful intercollegiate coaching experience in all throwing events.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to comply with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.
Concern for the character, academic and athletic preparation of student-athletes.
Desire to work in a collaborative environment and to learn and grow.
Experience recruiting national caliber track and field student-athletes.
Ability to establish good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, department members, administrators, university faculty and staff, professional colleagues, and the general public.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP001868P
Posting Date: 06/29/2018
Closing Date: 7/15/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.