Assistant Cross Country & Track and Field Coach
Regular or Temporary
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Full or Part Time
Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts
and science college in the New England Small College Athletic
Conference ( NESCAC ), is seeking to fill a full-time assistant
coach position with a focus on cross country/distance coaching for
our men’s and women’s Cross Country & Track and Field programs.
Trinity plays competitively in the NESCAC conference and the New
England region. The candidate will be expected to help the programs
continue to grow and compete at the highest level in NCAA Division
III cross country and track and field.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing
demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse,
representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S.
students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than
90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly
selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution
located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100
full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the
college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a
vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location
in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be
among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong
connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions
and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a
preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity
College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead
- Assist the Director of Cross Country & Track and Field in
leading and organizing all facets of a NCAA DIII men’s and women’s
cross country and track and field program.
- Knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and NCAA rules,
recruiting, practice planning and execution, equipment maintenance,
and mentoring student-athletes.
- Promote and facilitate the College and Athletic Department’s
commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.
- The assistant coach will have administrative duties within the
- This position requires early morning and weekend availability
throughout the academic year.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Proven successful college cross country and/or track and field
coaching experience and/or college cross country and track and
- Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and
advanced social media skills.
- Candidate should be considering a career in college
All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume, cover
letter and 3 references.
Review of applications will begin three weeks after the role
Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination and
booster or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts
college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate
students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent
liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares
students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative
lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students,
faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the
intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class
liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many
opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse
faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should
request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to
participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate
equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts
context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their research, teaching, and service.