Niagara University invites applications for a part-time Assistant Women's Track and Field Coach. The Assistant Women’s Track & Field Coach will assist the head coach in developing student athletes academically and athletically for the outdoor track and field program, and contribute to the educational mission of the University by offering direction and instruction in the area of track & field. Candidates should have a strong knowledge/background within the hurdling events as the position will entail working predominantly with this group; knowledge/experience of the jumping events is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working within a collaborative and dynamic environment.
Required Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree or high school diploma with high level amateur or professional playing and/or coaching experience required. At least one year of experience coaching track and field at the high school, college or higher competitive experience preferred. USATF Level 1 certification preferred, but not mandatory if the candidate possesses commensurate high-level athletic experience and demonstrates advanced knowledge of the sport. Must take NCAA recruiting test within 30 days, must pass within 120 days of hire. (four months). A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. The successful candidate must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.
Desired Qualifications include strong interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Advanced knowledge of hurdles and sprint technique. Knowledge/experience in jumps a plus. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone. Ability to travel when necessary. Knowledge of recruiting techniques and ability to effectively use them. Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine and fax. Knowledge of academic eligibility rules. Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business.
Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Clery Act, a copy of the annual security report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
Founded by the Vincentian Community in 1856, Niagara University is a private liberal arts university with a strong, values-based Catholic tradition. Its four academic divisions include the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. Located on the Niagara River overlooking the Province of Ontario, Canada, the university is located at t...he northern limits of the City of Niagara Falls, N.Y., about four miles from the world-famous cataracts. More than 4,200 students are enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate programs.