Assistant Coach, Track & Field

Riverside, Riverside County
Jul 24, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Assistant Coach, Track & Field
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Date Posted: 07/23/2014
8AM - 5PM
Position Information:
This is a 10-month per year, part-time position with a salary of $2,000 per month. The assistant coach is responsible for planning and conducting daily practice and competition schedule for the throwing event athletes including discus, hammer, javelin, shot put and weight throw. Travel for competition out of town for multiple meets each year, including weekends, approximately 12-16 days; Assist the recruiting coordinator with the recruiting of highly qualified throws events student-athletes. Assist the associate head coach with meet management for all home track & field competitions. Comply with all NCAA and Big West conference rules and regulations. Additional duties as assigned by the head coach.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree, plus one to three (1-3) years of throws event coaching experience in the sport of Track & Field.
USATF Level 1 Coaching Certification.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
administrative and organizational abilities.
Strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes.
Knowledge and understanding of NCAA regulations.
Ability to facilitate 5 event areas from September to June; and hold practice and travel for competition 12-16 days from late January to late June.
Ability to act as a mentor; experience working effectively in a culturally diverse environment.
General computer skills on software such as Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint; CPR/First Aid Certification.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Preferred Qualifications:
Two to three (2-3) years of NCAA Division I throws event coaching experience..
USATF Level 2 Throws Event Certification.
Master's degree.
Additional Information:
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

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