Position Detail

Head Cross Country Coach and Assistant Track and Field Coach (#533)

Hiring Range:
$30,000 – $ Annually
Date Posted:
05/10/2017
Type/Department:
Staff in Academic Deans
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
Apply Now:
Would you like to apply for this position?

Part-Time Coaching Position Available

Part-time (30 hours per week) coaching position available to begin July 1, 2017.  The successful candidate is expected to lead and manage all aspects of a competitive varsity cross country program in the highly competitive NEWMAC conference.  This individual will also serve as an assistant coach for track and field. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement strategies to successfully recruit, yield, and retain a diverse group of academically and athletically talented student-athletes.
  • Organize, manage, and schedule practices, training programs, and meets.
  • Develop and manage sport and recruiting budgets for cross country.
  • Manage team travel and meals in consultation with department coordinator.
  • Complete administrative tasks and meet deadlines for a variety of items impacting other department colleagues (e.g., medical clearance, rosters, schedule).
  • Ensure replacement of equipment and maintenance of facilities in consultation with associate director of athletics for facilities.
  • Identify, develop, and supervise assistant cross country coach.
  • Assist with the development and supervision of the student-athletes in the track and field program.
  • Promote a culture of compliance by working with the associate director of athletics for programming to complete necessary NCAA paperwork, staying informed of sport and governance body rule changes to minimize violations, and in the case of violations or problems, reporting them without delay for immediate attention.
  • Promote a culture of health, well-being, and safety in all aspects of the varsity sport program.
  • Participate on department and College committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The position requires a demonstrated record of coaching success, the ability to work well with student-athletes and colleagues, a working knowledge and respect for NCAA Division III rules, and the ability to function effectively in a competitive liberal arts NCAA Division III college with highly selective academic standards.  A competitive applicant must demonstrate success in recruiting a diverse and talented team of student-athletes from a national pool.  Candidates with a Master’s degree (or current progress toward its completion) will receive strong consideration.

Salary

Twelve month position at $30,000 with benefits.

Application

Apply online at www.mtholyoke.edu/hr/employment.  Include letter of application, resume, and the names, titles, emails, and phone numbers of three references.  To be assured full consideration, all application materials should be received no later than May 31Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in education and employment.