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

Florida Memorial University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 7, 2023

The Head Men's and women’s Track and Field Coach shall have the primary responsibilities of being responsible for the overall management of FMU’s Men’s and women’s Track Coach program, establishing and adhering to policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines in compliance with the policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines of all University, NAIA, State, and Federal laws. The Head Men’s and women’s Track Coach will meet the goals of guiding, leading, and continuing the success of a nationally competitive and elite-level NAIA program with effective roster management: as well as promoting academic achievement and character of the student-athlete, fans, and within the University community. This position will report directly to the Deputy AD of Compliance and Student Success.

Essential Functions:
  • Formulate an effective philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete in alignment with the University’s mission.
  • Recruit elite-level prospective student-athletes who will excel within the University framework and make successful progress toward graduation.
  • Monitor academic progress and the retention of students affiliated with the Men’s & Women’s Track Coach program, implementing action plans in collaboration with the Faculty Athletic Representative and Student Academic Success office.
  • Assume responsibility for sportsmanship, conduct, and academic progress of all students and staff affiliated with the Men’s & Women’s Track Coach program.
  • Plan coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NAIA and Conference regulations.
  • Manage all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the Men’s & Women’s Track Coach program.
  • Promote the athletic program and sport through attending community events, public speaking, fundraising, revenue generation, and marketing. Including various South Florida business functions, industry conventions, business seminars, and meetings as directed.
  • Comply with NAIA, conference, and FMU rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Participate in institutional professional development and training. Display behavior consistent
  • with professional ethics and FMU's faculty and staff handbook.
  • Provide administrative efforts, events and programming, game operations, research, and presentation. This also includes but is not limited to team communication and hospitality to guidelines.
  • Ability to travel and work some nights and weekends.
  • The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that logically relate to the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional
    manner. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal
  • Effective analytical and decision-making skills. Excellent communication (oral and written),
    organizational, and time management skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents.
  • Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability.
  • A creative self-starter with team player capabilities.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Banner financial system.
  • Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Lifting is required (i.e., set-up of scorers’ table, etc.), and some manual labor is expected. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • CPR and AED Certified.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects of average weight up to fifty (50)
    pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), those functions of the job
    that are identified as essential are required to be performed with or without reasonable
    accommodations. Requests to facilitate the performance of essential functions will be given
    careful consideration.
Minimum Requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree with 2+ years of coaching experience. Experience in intercollegiate athletic program administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • This position will require the individual to travel and work some nights and weekends.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule that may include working nights and weekends .
Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Criminal background check.
  • Drug testing.
Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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