Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for an Associate Head Cross Country/Assistant Track & Field Coach. This is a full-time, 12-month position, salary commensurate, and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
The successful candidate will assist in administration of a Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s track & field\cross country program, recruit as permitted by NCAA rules, conduct on-the-field teaching and coaching, and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Track & Field\Cross Country. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below (working and extensive). For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) is required.
Demonstrated experience (minimum of 3 years) of successful collegiate coaching in cross country and track & field.
Extensive knowledge and the ability to
demonstrate strong technical and tactical knowledge in teaching and coaching student-athletes in cross country and/or track & field distance events
comply with NCAA rules and regulations
work constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds
Extensive (5 or more years) experience coaching distance runners at the NCAA Division I level and/or elite level is highly preferred.
Graduate work in a related field of study (Sports Administration, Exercise/Sports Science, Health and Human Physiology, etc.)
Demonstrated experience in international and domestic talent assessment and proven ability to recruit elite level student-athletes.
Additional coaching certifications in track and field or strength and conditioning
Working knowledge and the ability to:
utilize a video analysis system or other sports science tools used for training purposes;
plan and administer a budget;
Application Procedure: To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #71267.Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go here to learn more about “Why Iowa?”
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
The University of Iowa is a comprehensive public university committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service. Founded in 1847 in Iowa City, Iowa, as the state's first public institution of higher learning, the University enrolls more than 30,409 students and offers several top-ranking programs. Iowa fans enjoy Big Ten and NCAA Division I action for 22 Hawkeye varsity squads, including 12 women’s and 10 men’s teams.