Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field and Cross Country

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 13, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track and Field and Cross Country

Position Number: S00847P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 44 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Intercollegiate Athletics
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Unit: Track-Men
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Cory Erdmann
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
To assist the Head Coach and all other Assistant Coaches and Staff in the administration of a Division I intercollegiate men's and women's Track and Field and Cross Country program that complies with the mission, guidelines, rules and regulations of the University, the ASUN and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). More specifically, this person is responsible for, but not limited to, coaching student-athletes who participate in distance and/or middle distance events and cross country, recruiting, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, interacting with internal and external constituents, administration of camps/clinics, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach, sport administrator and/or Director of Athletics.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree is required

Minimum Experience:
Three years of related work experience

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:
Master’s degree and/or

Five years or more of experience coaching track/cross country at the NCAA Division I level or equivalent

Experience as a track and field/cross country student-athlete; experience at the NCAA Division I level preferred

Job Functions:
Recruiting future Student-Athletes to EKU; evaluating potential student-athletes; appearing at high school events and coaching clinics
Coaching - working with individual Student-Athletes and Student-Athletes in a group setting; developing training plans; working with other coaches to develop and implement training for Student-Athletes
Preparing and guiding Student-Athletes at competitions
Working on compliance and academic issues related to Student-Athletes
Engaging in administrative task and completing other duties as assigned.

Posting Number: S00847P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 07/08/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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