• Assist Director in day-to-day internal operations of men’s and women’s Cross Country and Track and Field programs. • Assist in coaching men’s and women’s middle and long distance athletes assigned by Director. • Identify and recruit prospective men’s and women’s middle and long distance athletes assigned by Director. • Oversee and mentor student managers and other student assistants. • Coordinate team travel, which includes but not limited to transportation, lodging, dining, logistics, itineraries. • Liaison to compliance; which includes but not limited to financial aid, rules interpretation, monitoring phone logs, recruiting logs, countable hour logs, eligibility status report, resident life. • Liaison to academic support, which includes but not limited to APR, degree progress, GPA updates, individual academic instances, attendance, etc. • Assist in the management of home meets • Assist in marketing, fund raising, promotions, community development efforts • Assists the head coaches in additional areas deemed necessary • Cultivate and maintain relationships with NAU boosters, alumni, and fans. • Sets up community service opportunities for team, coaches and players. • Creates monthly newsletter for coaches and alumni.
Experience competing in cross-country or track and field at the collegiate level.
Experience coaching or managing logistics and operations within collegiate or elite Olympic sports.
1 year of collegiate cross-country or track and field coaching at the college level.
Northern Arizona University has a student population of approximately 29,000, including more than 21,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU c...arefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
The Northern Arizona University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 15 men's and women's NCAA Division-I programs with more than 350 student-athlete participants. The university is a member of the Big Sky Conference for all sports with the exception of women's swimming and diving, which competes in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Last year, all 15 sport programs exceeded NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR).
NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.