Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach

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Posting Number S140617 Position Title Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach Department Athletic Department Division Student Development Classification Support Staff FLSA Classification Exempt Union/Non Union Non Union Full Time / Part Time? Part Time Hours per week 28 Temporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 02/13/2019 Closing Date 02/24/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

Advertising Summary

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays

Link to Human Resources website


Job Description

STATUS:Part time
DIVISION:Student Development
REPORTS TO:Director of Athletics
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 7

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Responsibilities include but not limited to administration and promotion of the program consistent with the goals and mission of the college, and consistent commitment to the recruitment of student-athletes. The candidate should have a complete knowledge of the sport and the ability to teach and motivate student-athletes to be successful academically and athletically.

1.Recruit, train, and coach students-athletes.
2.Organize, schedule and supervise practice sessions.
3.Schedule games.
4.Coordinate team travel.
5.Perform administrative tasks including budget management.
6.Order and inventory all equipment.
7.Generate additional funds for support of the program through fundraising.
8.Hire and supervise assistant coaches.
9.Provide a high quality of moral and ethical leadership.
10.Ability to work with diverse populations.
11.Assist JJC Institutional Advancement (Foundation) office with the annual 5K race.
12.Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives.
13.Perform related duties as assigned.

1.Bachelor’s Degree.
2.Three (3) years of coaching experience.
3.Valid IL Driver’s License.

1.Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management, and organizational skills.
2.Computer experience and technology skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

1.The employee is often required to stand, walk, run, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch. Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.
3.Ability to travel in state and nationally.

1.Duties are performed indoors and outdoors daily, as weather conditions permit, in the athletics environment. Noise level can be moderate to loud.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2019

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least three (3) years of college, high school, or 16u-18u club coaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid IL Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 2/14/2019
Application Due: 2/25/2019
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