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Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country Assistant Coach (#759)

Hiring Range:
$29,170.00 – $ Annually
Date Posted:
10/08/2018
Type/Department:
Staff in Physical Education & Athletics
Search Status:
Position Filled - not Accepting Applications
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Mount Holyoke College seeks a 10 month, full-time assistant track and field and cross country coach. The assistant coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach with the organization, development, and daily function of the NCAA Division III program competing in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. Strong preference will be given to candidates with track and field sprints and jumps experience.  There will be additional administrative responsibilities assigned outside of track and field and cross country.  Assignments will be based upon the needs of the department and experience of the candidate.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record. Strong preference will be given to candidates with at least two years coaching experience at the collegiate level. The candidate should have a desire to pursue a career in coaching and possess strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, computer/media skills, knowledge of NCAA rules, and the ability to attract high quality student-athletes. The candidate must have a flexible schedule and possess the ability to work in a high energy, fast-paced, and constantly evolving setting. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: the recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes; academic monitoring; travel logistics; individual instruction; team training; player management; administrative duties; assistance with team non-competition events such as community service, fundraising, and alumnae events; and assist the head coach in overseeing a program that abides by all NCAA, NEWMAC, and Mount Holyoke College rules and regulations.

Salary: $29,170 (10 month, full-time position with benefits).

Application deadline: Applications are currently being accepted and interviews will begin immediately. This vacancy will remain open until a qualified candidate is identified. Preferred start date is October 29, 2018.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty members, over half of whom are women and one-fifth of whom are persons of color. With a long history of strong science programs and vigorous student-faculty research, the College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River Valley and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst through which the campuses share courses, faculty members, and many academic programs. The College is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply.  

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.