The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach and Associate in Physical Education. RESPONSIBILITIES: •Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach. •Recruiting student athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach. •Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Ivy League Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations and/or Code of Ethics. •Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student athletes. •Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities. •Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge. •Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student athletes. •Completing all assignments made by the Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach including but not limited to budget management, scheduling and fundraising. •Contributing to the development and maintenance of good working relationships. •Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education.
Knowledge and experience in Track and Field in the areas of sprints, hurdles, jumps.
A high level of competency in Track & Field (sprints/hurdles/jumps) skill instruction and motivation, and understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment.
Strong recruiting, teaching and coaching skills.
An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse group of student athletes, staff and alumni.
Demonstrated success in coaching Track & Field (sprints/hurdles/jumps) preferably at the NCAA Division 1 level for a minimum of 3 years.
Proven skills in fan, friend and fund-raising.
Valid Driver’s License
Internal Number: 00002478
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