Assistant Coach - Track and Field

Denton, Denton County
Jul 11, 2014

University of North Texas

Assistant Coach - Track and Field

Department Overview
UNT competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Conference USA. North Texas' athletic programs are classified as NCAA Division I, the largest and highest division among all colleges and universities.

The 46,000 square-foot Athletic Center located off South Bonnie Brae Street is the centerpiece of North Texas athletics. Athletics strives to conduct a competitive athletics program that promotes faculty, staff, student and community affiliation and participation with North Texas Athletics. Also, to provide facilities which attract the highest level of talent and allow student athletes to perform at the highest level in practice and in competition.

Job Description
Under direct supervision of the Head Coach of the respective athletics team, is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the management and administration of the sports program and team.

List of Key Activities:
*Coaches practice sessions or workouts as assigned; may be assigned to work with a specific group of student athletes on a regular basis. Assists in coaching during athletic events. May assist in maintaining statistics and coordinating with officials.
*Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations and complies with the same. Assists in briefing student-athletes and monitoring adherence to above.
*Assists in scouting and recruiting activities; may be responsible for specific geographic area. Performs specific recruiting duties as assigned.
*May assist in the implementation of the academic program including monitoring of individual student-athlete progress to ensure academic eligibility, enforcement of study hall program, and providing referrals to the appropriate University resources.
*Works with student-athletes and monitors their adherence to rules and regulations concerning conduct, appearance, and punctuality.
*May be responsible for coordinating one or more administrative functions as assigned.
*Works with Athletics sports medicine and strength and conditioning personnel, and with physicians as needed to implement team wellness and conditioning programs.
*Speaks to service groups and alumni organizations as assigned.
*Must comply with all NCAA and C-USA rules and regulations.
*Performs other duties as assigned by Head Coach or Athletics Director.

UNT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (including provisions for training, development, transfer and promotion) for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required and any combination of three years experience as a coach in the respective sport, ideally at intercollegiate Division I level, or as a Collegiate or Professional athlete in the respective sport.

*Valid Texas Driver's license or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Masters degree and experience at intercollegiate Division I level preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with the online application.

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