Assistant Track & Field Coach - Pole Vault (Part-time)
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Head Coach and Athletic Director as appropriate
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Student athletes as appropriate
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Track & Field Coach is responsible to support the efforts in conducting a representative program in the sport. This position is principally for coaching pole vaulters, and additional duties specified below will be the responsibilities for which the Assistant Track & Field Coach will be paid. A variety of other activities (for example, recruiting, team meetings, assisting with other event groups, etc.) will be offered to the Assistant Track & Field Coach for participation on a voluntary basis. If an Assistant Track & Field Coach elects to participate in any additional activities on behalf of the individual sport or the Athletic Department, it is with the understanding that these are strictly voluntary actions that will not result in additional compensable hours.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist Head Coach with practice organization and meet day coaching, predominantly with pole valuters.
- Assist in the development of student-athletes by advising, educating, and motivating.
- Help Head Coach with team building and character development of student-athletes.
- Help lead Head Coach with other coaching, recruiting and/or administrative responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the head coach.
- Performs other duties and special projects that may be assigned.
- The candidate must be available to coach pole vaulters two days per week (those days may be flexible) and most track meets, which are typically held on Saturdays from January until as late as the end of May.
- Experience: Coaching at the intercollegiate level preferred; related coaching experience in other event groups/levels considered (directly related personal experience or college courses may be substituted equally for up to one year's experience); or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential to deal with all constituencies within and outside of the University community including but not limited to students, parents, staff, and faculty.
- Familiarity with USTFCCCA coaching and training models for track and field is preferred.
- Flexibility of time necessary to make commitment to varying time needs of the position.
TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to the online application by clicking "Apply Now". Please attach documents as a PDF file.
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