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Assistant Mens

Vassar College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Vassar College

Assistant Mens & Womens Track and Field Coach

Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time
Work Schedule:
Employee Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 09/20/2023
Union Representation:
Posting Number: AS422P
Pay Rate:
Compensation: The salary for this part-time academic year position is $6,750.

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape.Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other historically underrepresented groups.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach. This is a non-benefit-eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive and inclusive NCAA Division III track and field program including, but not limited to:
  • On-field instruction for practices and meets
  • Creation of practice plans
  • Student-athlete and team development
  • Meet strategies and competitive coaching
  • Team travel
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and coaching and/or track and field experience at the high school or collegiate level.
  • A valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations.
  • Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.
  • A valid driver’s license and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience with field events, including throws and multis.
  • The candidate should also possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral
    communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

All applicants must apply online at:


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