Head Men’s & Women’s Track and Field Coach

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

 

 


Head Men's & Women's Track & Field Coach

Department
Athletics & Physical Education Department

Duration of Position
Academic year/Full time

Employee Type
Faculty

Posting Number
F022P

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Introduction
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Head Men's & Women's Track & Field Coach. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty, benefit-eligible ten-month position. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

AA Statement
Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

Position Description

Job Summary
The successful candidate will serve as the head coach in all aspects of a competitive and inclusive NCAA Division III men's & women's outdoor track and field program and will work with the Director of Athletics and Physical Education to fully explore the addition of an indoor track and field program. Duties include, but are not limited to:

 

 

 

 

  • The recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
  • Budget management
  • Meet strategies and competitive coaching
  • On-track instruction for practices and meets
  • Player and team development
  • Fundraising and community service
  • Equipment management
  • Travel
  • Competitive scheduling
  • Academic monitoring
  • Alumni engagement
  • Hiring and supervision of a assistant coach(es)
  • Additional duties in the department to be determined (i.e.: teaching, facilities, game management, strength and conditioning, student-athlete leadership development, etc.)

    The head coach will collaborate with the Head Men's & Women's Cross-Country Coach in areas such as recruitment, competitive scheduling, etc.

    The head coach is also expected to adhere to all NCAA, Liberty League and Vassar rules and regulations.

    How to Apply

    Required Qualifications
    Bachelor's degree; coaching experience at the collegiate level. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is mandatory and can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid driver's license, official academic transcript(s) and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Master's degree in a related field; minimum of 3-5 years coaching experience at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to recruit and retain student-athletes who are committed to academic and athletic excellence; experience with fundraising and/or alumni relations. The ideal candidate will have expertise in sprints and field events, strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as demonstrated success as an assistant or head coach at the collegiate level.

    Application Instructions
    Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, three references (with phone numbers and email addresses) and a diversity statement highlighting contributions to and/or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through coaching to: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2004. No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by July 12, 2021. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.

    Open Until Filled
    Yes

    For full consideration applicants should apply by
    07/12/2021

    Quicklink for Posting
    https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2004

    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. Contact Information for 3 References
    4. Diversity Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Transcripts (1)
    2. Personal Statement
    3. Transcripts (2)
    4. Transcripts (3)
    5. Other (1)
    6. Other (2)
    7. Other (3)
    8. Teaching Statement
    9. Student Evaluations

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