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Asst. Coach, Track & Cross Country

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number FP494W
Role Code Title Prof/Lecturer/9-10 mth
Position Title Asst. Coach, Track & Cross Country
Position Summary

Teach and mentor student-athletes to develop their self confidence and leadership abilities as they work towards achieving their goals through individual hard work. Provide the leadership and direction for a highly competitive NCAA Division I athletic program, maintain a balance with academic excellence and uphold the standards of the College and the Athletic Department. Create and maintain a positive, nurturing environment for the student-athletes to advance their knowledge and skills, both athletically and personally.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree and a professional level of experience or specialized expertise.
• Skills or competencies related to the sport through previous playing and/or coaching experience
• Must exercise independent judgement and discretion in the instruction and coaching of student-athletes in individual skill instruction and small group sessions.
• Demonstrated leadership abilities gained through prior playing and/or coaching experience;
• Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills;
• Demonstrated ability to lead small and large group discussions;
• Strong computer skills and the ability to utilize the latest advances in technology.
• Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, and have the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.
• Current CPR certification or completed within 6 months of employment.
• Yearly completion of NCAA compliance certification.
• Completion of University van safety training.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree
• Sport specific coaching certification
• Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with experience
Department Athletics Central Administration - 831200
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Review Begin Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Professional FT
Position Term 10-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

• Must meet physical requirements for the job, including the ability to participate in and lead strenuous physical activities.
• Must work nights and weekends.
• Frequent overnight travel during week and on weekends on a monthly basis throughout the year.
• Prolonged period of sitting and standing indoor and frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.
• Yearly completion of NCAA compliance certification.
• Current CPR certification or completed within 6 months of employment
• Completion of University van safety training.
• Maintain a valid drivers license.
• This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least two years of experience coaching at the NCAA level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience coaching men’s cross country/track distance events?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience coaching women’s cross country/track distance events?
    • Yes
    • No

Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Doc
  2. Other 2