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Head Cross Country Track and Field Coach for Women

Ball State University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Head Cross Country Track and Field Coach for Women

Additional Information

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community



Administrative Exemption



Length of Assignment

Fiscal Year - FT Contract

Position Function

Direct all phases of the women’s cross country/track and field program.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution by date of employment.

Minimum Experience

At least three years of coaching experience.

Minimum Other

Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Master’s degree from accredited institution.

Preferred Experience

At least five years of coaching experience at the collegiate level.

Preferred Other

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a Drivers License check, Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Assistant Coach Cross Country/Track and Field for Women.

Required Certifications

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.



Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Perform duties in all areas of the program at the direction of the Athletic Director or sport supervisor.



Job Duty

Successfully plan, develop and administer all phases of the women’s cross country/track and field program.



Job Duty

Properly administer the budget, including preparation and its management in a fiscally sound manner.



Job Duty

Schedule team travel; coordinate travel arrangements.



Job Duty

Recruit and select athletes and grant-in-aid recipients.



Job Duty

Support the promotion and marketing of the program, including public speaking, camps, clinics, special projects, and engaging with alumni.



Job Duty

Work with the athletic communications department and the media in increasing visibility of the program.



Job Duty

Select, supervise and evaluate assistant coach(s).



Job Duty

Direct and coordinate along with Student Athlete Support Services the successful progress of the student athletes.



Job Duty

Show commitment to and responsibility for, adherence to all rules and regulations of Ball State University, the Mid-American Conference and the NCAA ; pass the NCAA certification examination on an annual basis.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts

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