College of Saint Mary (CSM) invites applications for the position of Head Track & Field Coach. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, and reports to the Director of Athletics. CSM is a private, all-women’s college of approximately 1,100 students, committed to the development of students through excellent academics that combine professional and career preparation with the liberal arts.
The College is currently in the final phase of a $16.5 million facilities renovation and Wellness Athletic Center project to be complete in the summer of 2021. The new Wellness Athletic Center will be an 80,000 square foot facility with a 200 meter collegiate track including a pole vault, weighted throw and long jump areas. CSM is located in Omaha, a city with a metropolitan area population of 850,000 and is located within walking distance of the thriving Aksarben shopping area.
Responsibilities: The Head Track & Field Coach position will oversee all aspects of recruiting, retention, instruction and managing a successful collegiate track & field program. The head coach’s primary purpose is to recruit and retain quality student-athletes who can successfully compete at the college level while also maintain academic excellence in the classroom. The role should complement the overall goal of the Athletic Department to enhance the overall student-athlete experience. See full job description at www.csm.edu/employment-1.
Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred in an appropriate field of study with a minimum of two years of successful head coaching/student recruiting experience at the college level. Required bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of study with three years of successful head coaching/student recruitment experience at the college level or five years head coaching at the high school and/or club level. Must be currently First Aid/CPR/AED certified. Also must display excellent communication, administrative and organizational skills combined with the ability to manage multiple priorities and sound decision making to maintain confidential information. The position requires budgetary oversight of the operation expenses pertaining to the track and field program.
Additional Salary Information: Free access to the campus recreation facilities including a full gym, pool and walking trail.
Our university’s Wellness Program allows for employees to dedicate 45 minutes, twice a week to wellness activities on-campus, during office hours.
Professional development opportunities and university benefits available.
About College of Saint Mary
College of Saint Mary is a Catholic university providing access to education for women in an environment that calls forth potential and fosters leadership. The University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other status or condition protected by applicable laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.Located on 40 acres of land, College of Saint Mary is near a popular walking trail, parks and a newly developing area consisting of a variety of shops, professional buildings and apartments. The University is within easy driving distance of the revitalized downtown area that showcases art, music, theatre, spectacular gardens and a world-famous zoo. Omaha is home to the NCAA Men's College World Series and hosts the Olympic Swim Trials.