Assistant Coach

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department

About the Unit
The University of Chicago is one of the nation's leading institutions of higher education and research. Campus and Student Life (CSL) is comprised of 20 departments that serve the University's 15,000 college, graduate, and professional school students, as well as the campus community more broadly. CSL is importantly charged with the dual task of supporting all students in the University, graduate and undergraduate, and managing multiple campus departments and services that serve the entire campus community. CSL's programs and services focus on supporting student academic success, providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership development, developing community and engagement through the residential housing and dining program, and in areas such as artistic expression, community service, spiritual exploration, and athletic competition. The University of Chicago community includes approximately 5,600 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate, professional, and other students and there are over 300 recognized student organizations working together to create a vibrant and dynamic student life. The University of Chicago is a member of the University Athletic Association and the NCAA (Division III). The University sponsors 20 varsity sports. The Department of Athletics & Recreation maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to thriving academically and athletically. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a holistic education. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.

Job Information

Job Summary:
  • Assist the Head Coach in all aspects of running an NCAA Division III Track & Field program by teaching and coaching student athletes, recruiting highly selective high school athletes, developing and implementing competition strategies, and leading practices. A preferred emphasis on a background working with the jumping events


Responsibilities:
  • Writing and implementation of track & field workouts. Preferred background in the jumping events.
  • Foster a positive and competitive environment.
  • Recruiting of qualified student athletes.
  • Comply with institutional, University Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Assist in meet management of home meets.
  • Assist with cross country as needed.


Competencies:
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Familiarity with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication required.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently required.


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

Education:
  • Minimum of two years of significant and relevant playing or teaching/coaching experience in Soccer at the professional, collegiate, or high school level required.


Education and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.


Technical Knowledge and Skills:
  • Proficient in computer skills; Microsoft Office and other software.


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Note: When applying, all required documents must be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
Yes

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-07-11-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2019-01-11-08:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR02070

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