Women's and Men's Cross Country and Track and Field Head
Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200
students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our
areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts &
sciences and business & communications. Chatham has
consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best
College" by U.S. News & World Report,
and--as the alma
mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is
perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United
States by Sierra Magazine
and the Princeton
Chatham's mission is: "to prepare students to build lives of
purpose, value and fulfilling work...by preparing graduates to be
informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize
and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to
live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed
to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working
environment for all members of the campus community.
Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School
of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science
and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional
Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities
and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct
locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham
Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of
the world's most sustainable campuses.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong
commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans,
individuals with disabilities, and members of other
underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham
University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, age, or national origin.
Chatham University is seeking applications
for a full-time Women's and Men's Cross Country and Track and Field
Head Coach. This position is a member of the administrative staff
of Chatham University, reports to the Director of Athletics, and
directly supervises the assistant coaches, student support
personnel and student athletes.
Qualified candidate will be responsible for the overall development
and maintenance of the Chatham University Women's and Men's Cross
Country and Track and Field Programs, which is a member of the NCAA
Division III and the Presidents' Athletics Conference (PAC). This
includes structural and administrative organization of the program
as outlined in the responsibilities listed below.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred
- Minimum of two years of full-time coaching experience in the
- Computer proficiency
- Valid driver's license
- Work collaboratively with the University to plan, organize,
implement and follow upon an extensive on-going recruiting effort
through written, verbal and personal contact with student-athletes
and their families.
- Oversee compliance with NCAA and PAC rules and
- Oversee the appointments and supervision of the assistant
coaches and support staff for the women's and men's cross country
and track and field programs.
- Coordinate athletic planning, program development and
assessment that focus on student-athlete's performances, personal
and leadership development:
- Build a competitive program with strong recruiting both
regionally and nationally.
- Strategically plan and execute scheduling as well as travel
arrangements of conference and non-conference games and tournaments
to advance the women's and men's cross country and Track and field
programs and maximize use of financial resources.
- Prepare student-athletes for competition through thorough
analysis and breakdown of scheduled conference and non-conference
- Develop, recommend and implement specific training/conditioning
programs and skills development programs.
- Recommend and enforce discipline of student-athletes for
infractions of rules, regulations and misconduct.
- Cultivate alumni and other constituents to further goals of the
women's and men's cross country and track and field programs,
athletics department, and Chatham University.
- Oversee budget and resources management for the men's and
women's cross country and track and field programs.
- Coordinate athletic events and programs are planned
intentionally to enhance campus community and school pride.
- Ensure proper safety precautions are always followed .
- Ensure adherence to rules, regulations and policies of all
governing bodies (Chatham University, PAC and NCAA).
- Work in coordination with the Director of Athletics, other
coaches and staff to support and achieve overall goals established
by the athletics department.
- Work with other students, faculty and staff to support the
retention of student-athletes and promote teamwork, set high
standards, support the academic, personal and leadership
development of its students.
- Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Athletics
Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits
package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a
generous retirement plan.
Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers
follow the instructions to complete the application process. To
ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing
the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and
contact information for three professional references.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Actively
Seeks Diverse Candidates