Gannon University, a Catholic university, invites applications for
a full-time, 12-month Head Coach for the Men's & Women's Cross
Country Program. Gannon's athletic program includes 21 varsity
sports, in which 18 sports compete at the NCAA Division II level.
The men's and women's cross-country programs compete in the
Pennsylvania State Athletic Association (PSAC). Responsibilities
include oversight of coaching, managing, and directing all aspects
of the University's competitive, NCAA Division II, intercollegiate
cross-country program during both the fall and spring seasons.
Supervises assistant coach(es). Candidates must be able to support
and promote the University's Mission.
Qualifications include a bachelor's degree (master's preferred) and
a valid driver's license. Successful candidates must have at least
three years of cross-country coaching experience at the
collegiate level and/or comparable competitive coaching experience
combined with competing at the collegiate level as a
; knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and
regulations; demonstrated ability to effectively recruit
prospective national and international student-athletes, to a
highly selective university; excellent organization, written and
verbal communication skills; and the ability to exercise
independent judgment, discretion, and flexibility.
Gannon University, located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania,
offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal
activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland,
and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer
Because Gannon encourages inclusiveness through diversity, the
University invites women and members of underrepresented groups to
apply. Application Procedures: Submit a cover letter, resume, and
the contact information for three professional references to
A review of applications will begin immediately, and this position
will remain open until filled. For more information about Gannon
visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity