Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Intern

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Position TitleCross Country/Track & Field Coach InternAbout Susquehanna

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary

Job Summary
The Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Intern reports to the Head Track & Field Coach and may have a second report relative to an assigned secondary duty. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan workouts and coach SA’s in specific events; assist in the management of home indoor/outdoor meets; and recruit qualified student-athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University. In addition, a secondary responsibility will be assigned that could include: game management, intramurals and club sports, facilities management, or strength & conditioning. The position appointment is for one year, renewable up to a total of three years.
Specific Responsibilities
•Assist the Head Coach in identifying and recruiting academically qualified student-athletes in both the off-campus and on-campus recruiting efforts
•Assist the Head Coach in developing and conducting organized practices
•Assist the Head Coach with meet management responsibilities
•Assist the Head Coach with fundraising opportunities
•Assist the Head Coach in counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis
•Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations
•Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as the entire SU community
•Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach
•Perform secondary duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. A valid driver’s license is required. Desire to pursue coaching is expected.
Bachelor’s Degree required as well as a valid driver’s license is required.
Physical Demand
Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach the sport. Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires frequent lifting, stooping, crouching and bending. Working conditions are indoor and outdoor.

Preferred Qualifications

Collegiate participation in cross country and track & field is desired.

Special Instructions to the ApplicantBenefits EligibleYesNumber of Months10 monthsOther Number of MonthsFull-Time/Part-TimeFull TimeWork Schedule/Hours per WeekOther - 38 hpwPosting date06/05/2019Closing date07/05/2019Open Until FilledNoAnticipated Start DatePosting NumberAH00595Supplemental Questions

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  1. What is your highest degree earned?
    • Doctorate Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Bachelor Degree
    • ABD
    • Associate Degree
    • Some college courses
    • High School Diploma
    • GED
Documents for ApplicationRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
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Posted: 6/12/2019
Application Due: 7/7/2019
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