Serve as Assistant Men's and Women's Track & Field Coach under the direction of the Director of Cross Country and Track & Field (Head Coach). Plan and conduct daily practice and competition schedule for the throwing event athletes including discus, hammer, javelin, shot put and weight throw. Travel for competition out of town for multiple meets approximately 12-16 days each year, including weekends. Identify and recruit qualified throws events student-athletes that can receive regular admission with the university. Assist the assistant coach in charge of meet management for all home track & field & Cross Country competitions. Comply with all NCAA and Big West conference rules and regulations; manage all compliance activities including NCAA Time Management, CARA logs, recruiting logs for throws event athletes. Apply online at http://jobs.ucr.edu by December 20, 2017 for priority consideration.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training with a college-level program. Minimum of 2 years of related experience.
Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles. Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards. Demonstrated effective problem solving and communication skills, verbally and in writing. Demonstrated sound judgment and decision-making. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.
Bachelor's degree, plus 2 to 3 years of NCAA Division I throws event coaching experience and an understanding of NCAA rules compliance, including a proven track record of developing student-athletes to a conference championship or national level.
Experience working in a Division I Cross Country/Track & Field program
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and cultu...re. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #4 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2011). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 41st among top public universities (US News and World Report 2011) and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to workforce diversity.