Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach. This is a part-time, ten-month coaching position with benefits.
Posting Date: April 11, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 15, 2017
Description of Responsibilities: Management of all aspects of a competitive Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country program including coaching, recruiting, and program administration, and assisting with the Track and Field program. Responsibilities will also include:
- All aspects of coaching and administration of a Division III Men’s and Women’s Cross Country program.
- Recruiting athletically and academically qualified student athletes.
- Organizing, scheduling, and conducting practices and competitions.
- Encouraging a commitment to academic excellence.
- Managing a budget and fundraising for the Cross Country program.
- Ensuring program compliance with all college, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
- Serving as an Assistant Coach with the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field program, events as assigned depending on area of strengths, skills and experience
In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Previous coaching experience
- Strong working knowledge of the sport’s skills and training methods
- The ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to the college
- Commitment to student-athlete success and to a competitive Division III Athletics program
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references electronically to:
If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:
Malcolm Huggins, Search Committee Chair
Official transcripts and successful completion of a criminal background check will be required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Description of Department: The Oswego State athletics department sponsors 24 intercollegiate varsity sports as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC).
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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