Under general direction, the Head Cross Country and Track and Field Coach oversees the management of the men's and women's Cross Country and Track and Field program to include: hiring and supervision of the assistant coaches, practice and game day coaching; identifying, evaluating, and recruiting academically qualified student-athletes and monitoring their academic progress; maintaining team Academic Progress Rate (APR) at 930 or above; developing a competitive schedule; adhering to university and departmental practices relating to expenditures; cultivating and maintaining effective relations with students, parents, faculty, staff, media and fiends of the university; and playing a leadership role in fundraising for the program, department, and University; and performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required. Five years of demonstrated men’s/women’s cross country and track and field coaching experience at the collegiate level; competitive athletic experience at the Division I level preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of and commitment to the enforcement of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Big West, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, and University regulations. Ability and specialized skills to: demonstrate coaching and recruiting success at the collegiate level; possess excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills; possess a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes; demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse student population; and act as a mentor and leader. Fundraising experience is desirable.
Internal Number: 7854
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