Assistant Coach (Part-Time) - Cross Country and Track

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleAssistant Coach (Part-Time) - Cross Country and TrackDepartmentDAL-Athletics Admin-500400Job LocationDallasFull Time/Part TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate with ExperienceDepartment Summary

The University of North Texas at Dallas Athletics Department is responsible for track and basketball athletics teams, meeting the requirements of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Position Overview

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applicants for the part time position of Assistant Cross Country (XC) & Track Coach.

The University – the first four-year public institution of higher education in Dallas – seeks an individual who will assist the head coach in leading the XC and Track teams. Position will require hands-on coaching, as well as some travel.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3 -5 years experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with young people, preparing them for success in life as well as athletically.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a Cross Country and/or Track athlete at the high school and/or AAU and/or, preferably, the intercollegiate level.

Coaching Cross Country and/or Track at the high school and/or AAU and/or intercollegiate level.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Hours are irregular and will include some weekends and evenings.

Driving University VehicleYesSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleAssistant CoachPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties


Recruit, mentor, coach and lead students who will represent the university and its mission of providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers.


Support a program that is expected to adhere to the highest standards of compliance, competitiveness, sportsmanship, and quality.


Expected to provide assistance in arranging for entry in meets against appropriate competition,


Coordinate travel arrangements.


Work with support staff as appropriate to assure the academic and personal success of the team’s student-athletes.

Posting NumberS1223PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references with their online application.

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  1. * What is your highest level of education attained?
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  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 1/14/2021
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