Head Club Coach, Track

Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Head Club Coach, Track

Stevenson University

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide leadership as the Head Coach, Track Club. This position will provide leadership for the intercollegiate track club program; to administer and promote the program within the University mission. Evening and weekend hours in addition to travel for recruiting, scouting, evaluating as well as team competitions is expected. Preparation of training/practice sessions, pregame organization, scouting reports, team travel arrangements, monitoring student-athlete academic performance, recruiting, professional communication in regards to the coaching staff and individual players.

Department: Athletics: Intramural/Club Sports

Master’s Degree in Education preferred. Bachelor’s degree plus Collegiate level playing and/or coaching experience with a Commitment to Division III philosophy and experience with NIRCA or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver license with good driving record: must be insurable.

Excellent written and oral communication skills required and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching physical education. Skill in public relations; training or instructing student-athletes; interpersonal communication. Ability to manage a budget; analyze situations and develop solutions; provide leadership and direction. Ability to objectively evaluate physical skills in the areas of physical potential and mental capability for intercollegiate athletics. Working knowledge of NIRCA rules of and the ability to teach critical skills, regulations, and competitive track and training techniques. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures, as well as rules and regulations of the University, and NIRCA. Ability to effectively communicate both within and outside the College including, but not limited to, student-athletes, parents, recruits, coaches, faculty, administrators, athletic training staff, and athletic department staff. Ability to provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance. Travel is a requirement of this position. Ability to work a flexible schedule

Physical Requirements:
Medium work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Position involves both inside sedentary work and work on different fields and on other fitness environments while coaching and training situations with student-athletes. Evening and weekend hours in all types of weather, with travel between campuses is necessary. Lifting required (i.e., set-up of scorer’s table, etc.), some manual labor is expected. Because of the location of athletic facilities on each campus and off campus, organizing and some transportation between facilities is expected.

Essential Functions:
Provide leadership for the team; establish coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyze team performance and adjust strategies as needed. Implement and maintain a quality recruiting program that serves the coaching staff of Stevenson University. Manage the Track Club team to include: recruitment and supervision of student assistants; scheduling, counseling, equipment inventory, office work, budget preparation, working with sports information staff, public relations staff, student services personnel and athletics staff to ensure a quality track program. Work evenings and weekends where necessary to assist the Director, Campus Recreation in maintaining the athletic program and to assure that those programs are properly managed, coached, staffed and administered. Be available to travel with the Track Club team and work nights, weekends, and holidays, as necessary. Duties include recruiting staff for the Track Club program, oversee and supervise the staff, coaches, student workers, etc. Develop policies and procedures for student-athletes (and assistant coaches). Develop strategies to foster athletic and academic progress of student-athletes. May perform marketing or public relations duties to promote the program. Serve on committees as assigned such as: Athletic Advisory Committee. Maintain and care for uniforms and equipment. Perform related duties as assigned.

Reports To: Director, Campus Recreation

Work Location: Other

Position Category: Staff

Position Type: Part-Time On-Call (0 - 999 hours, 501100)

Months/Year: 12

Hrs/Week: variable

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stevenson.peopleadmin.com

EOE/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability


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