Assistant Cross Country and Track and Field Coach

Job description

Kenyon College seeks a full-time assistant coach for Cross Country and Track and Field. This is a full time, 10-month reporting position with benefits.  

Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1600 students, is a Division III member of the NCAA and is a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference. Kenyon offers twenty-two varsity sports, eleven for men and eleven for women. The college is located in the beautiful village of Gambier, 50 miles northeast of Columbus, Ohio.

Under general direction of the Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country program in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. All applications will be considered, but an emphasis will be given for this position to candidates with experience teaching and instructing student-athletes in the rules and fundamentals of the Throwing and Multi-Event groups, ideally with experience coaching the fundamentals of the Javelin.  Additional responsibilities include: recruiting, travel, equipment acquisitions and maintenance, as well as event management, facility overview, teaching and /or administration as assigned.

A Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree preferred. Prior successful cross country/track coaching experience is a pre-requisite preferably at the college level.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully on our website. 

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.




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Posted: 5/29/2018
Application Due: 7/28/2018
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Salary: commensurate with experience