Assist the head coach with the organization, development, and implementation of a competitive NCAA Division I Track & Field program that competes at the highest level. This position will have a primary coaching responsibility to support the male and female throwers in all throwing disciplines. Applicants must have NCAA Division I coaching experience in the throwing events. Additional responsibilities include home meet management, recruiting, program administration, fundraising, community service, and alumni outreach. The Assistant Coach will be expected to develop and maintain effective interaction with students, colleagues, university staff, alumni, and the general public. The Assistant Coach will possess a strong knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and University rules and regulations as well as dedication to the full academic development of student athletes.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 111527. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. Application deadline is September 20, 2017. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree required along with Level I Track & Field certification. Direct coaching experience in the throwing events working with a NCAA Division I collegiate program required. Individual must have a strong communication skills and ability to use Microsoft Office, Internet, and Email. Excellent organization and time management skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment are critical skills. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to NCAA and Big Ten conference rules as well as University policies.
Demonstrated success working with a NCAA Division I collegiate program in the throwing events preferred along with other relevant background qualifications.
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Ath...letic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.