Coaching, Part-time Assistant Men's & Women's Track & Field/Cross Country - FA2020/SP2021

Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Serve as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach of an assigned College of DuPage Intercollegiate Sports team.

  • Provide coaching leadership that is consistent with the College of DuPage mission, vision and core values.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the sport, which include but are not limited to practices and games.
  • Must know and monitor all College of DuPage and NJCAA eligibility and academic progress requirements for student athletes.
  • In coordination with the Office of Admission, recruit prospective student athletes from high schools following guidelines in NJCAA manual.
  • Responsible for adhering to all college policies related to team budgets and over all college finance practices.
  • Assist in travel and transportation arrangements and handling of funds for team travel.
  • Monitor sportsmanship and conduct of student/athletes on and off field/court.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with college and athletic department policies, procedures and core values.
  • Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the Athletic Director or designee.
  • Attends coaches department meetings, as scheduled.

Associates degree, or a combination of education and coaching experience, equivalent to 2 years. Demonstrated knowledge of innovative and proven coaching strategies and techniques. Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a commitment to developing and maintaining a positive and productive playing environment for all team members. Proven ability to provide mentoring and leadership to student-athletes and a commitment to student-athlete welfare. Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to NJCAA rules/requirements relevant to the conduct of an intercollegiate program. Proven ability to work effectively with diverse groups. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent analytical and decision-making skills. Ability to work and/or travel a flexible schedule to include evening, weekend, or limited overnight assignments.

Must be able to work extended hours during specific sport seasons for practices, games and recruiting.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Must have or acquire any coaching certification or license required for coaching.

This position is subject to a criminal and motor vehicles background check.