Eastern Oregon University (EOU) is currently accepting applications for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Track & Field Coach who enjoys working with and developing students athletes. Position will report to the Head Men’s & Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Coach.
The following is a partial description of the job. For a full job description, please go to: https://eou.peopleadmin.com/postings/2046
The Assistant Track & Field Coach responsibilities include working with and supporting the Head Track & Field/Cross Country Coach on:
All phases of a competitive Intercollegiate Track & Field Program Recruitment and retention of 80 plus student-athletes Graduation of student-athletes Academic supervision & success Fundraising Developing and managing a competitive competition schedule Budget management Supervise & mentor Graduate Assistant Coaches Organizing and conducting all competitions and training sessions Adhere to all rules and regulations of the NAIA, Cascade Conference, and Eastern Oregon University Implement the NAIA Champions of Character Program within their sports
This position will help carry out the department’s mission, goals, and objectives. The department of athletics promotes core values that inspire academic excellence, athletic triumph, and community engagement through meaningful relationships and opportunities.
The Eastern Oregon University Assistant Track & Field Coach is expected to adhere to the NAIA Coaches Code and EOU’s Athletic Department’s guiding principles:
Support the physical, emotional, social, and mental development of student-athletes through a robust system of care and support that produces quality student-athlete experiences.
Support high standards for academic excellence, assisting in academic oversight.
A competent pursuit of athletic excellence shown by competing for Cascade Conference titles and participating in NAIA postseason play by advancing to the national championships.
Embrace the responsibility for equitable treatment and promotion of diversity, acceptance, and inclusion.
Encourage department innovation for enhanced success, and cultivate a mindset for growth, professional development, work-life integration, and department financial vitality.
Promote community engagement and student-athlete character development through respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship, and servant leadership.
Strictly adhere to the highest level of fiscal control and full compliance with all governing associations with transparency and integrity.
Engage EOU alumni through collaborative efforts that generate “Lifelong Mountie” loyalty and support.
Exercise Science, Communications, Liberal Studies, or related field.
First Aid/CPR Certified, Current and valid Driver’s License
Three (3) years of demonstrated successful coaching at the collegiate or high school level as an assistant or head coach.
Two (2) years of experience with sprints, jumps (long, high, and triple jumps), and multi’s
Demonstrate experience in recruiting at the collegiate level
Must satisfactorily complete EOU criminal and credential background check. Having a criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Eastern Oregon University will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.
Eastern Oregon University is located in La Grande, Oregon and serves as a regional center for education, culture and scholarship. Close to 25,000 people call Union County home and approximately 12,500 people live in the city. The community is a jumping-off point for many outdoor activities including skiing and hiking in the nearby Elkhorn Mountains, mountain biking along the Oregon Trail and fishing for trout and steelhead on the Wallowa River. The closest major cities are Portland, 260 miles, Boise, Idaho, 174 miles, and Spokane, Wash., 255 miles. EOU plays a vital role providing greater access to higher education in rural areas of the state. The small size of the campus and supportive learning community enhance the quality instruction and personal attention students receive. A broad choice of liberal arts, sciences and professional programs are available, all taught by dedicated faculty. Regional centers and off-site programs extend exceptional learning opportunities to students from nearly every part of the globe through the university’s nationally recognized distance education program.Students represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds and EOU is committed to fostering a ri...ch diversity in the university community. By participating in undergraduate research, internships and cooperative opportunities, international experiences and community service, all graduates are well prepared to succeed in today’s global environment. For more information about EOU and La Grande, please visit www.eou.edu/visitor/.