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Assistant Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track Coach

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
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Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track CoachSchool/Division:Athletics Office:Cross Country/TrackFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.Description:Hofstra University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking a highly motivated individual for the full-time position of assistant men’s and women’s cross country and track coach. The assistant coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in ensuring the program’s success as it’s related to the skill development and performance of the student-athletes, as well as the recruitment, retention, and conduct of the student-athletes.

Characteristic duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Assists with the player development as it relates to proper technique, advanced skill instruction and competition strategy.
•Assists with evaluation and recruitment of student-athletes.
•Evaluates the performance, conduct, and abilities of individuals and groups as assigned by the head coach.
•Assists, develops, and participates in program planning, contest preparation, practice sessions, game day activities, and the coordination game and practice schedules.
•Monitors and assists in areas as assigned including strength and conditioning, recruitment, academic enhancement, equipment, financial planning and budgeting, purchasing, and fundraising.
•Available to participate in public relations activities and community outreach programs as well as marketing and development initiatives.
•Performs other duties as assigned by the head coach and/or athletic director.
•This position requires working weekends and holidays and attending athletic events as appropriate.

Candidates must be willing and able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, Hofstra Athletics, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), and the NCAA.
Qualifications:•Bachelor’s degree required.
•Strong organizational skills.
•Valid United States driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Collegiate running experience and/or collegiate coaching experience.
•Proficiency in Microsoft office.

Application Instructions:For consideration, please email a cover letter with salary requirement, resume and three references to:
Kevin DesLauriers
Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Finance and Administration
[email protected]
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 05/18/2022Posting Number: 898076-22


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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