Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
Ripon College invites applications for a Director of Cross Country/Track and Field beginning July 1, 2017. Ripon College is completing a $22 million expansion of athletic facilities, including 65,000 square foot fieldhouse designed to be the best Division III indoor track and field facility in the upper Midwest. With this new facility in place, Ripon College intends to build a premiere track and field/cross country program, and seeks a Director with the vision to realize that ambition. The Director is responsible for the management and administration of Division III Cross Country and Track and Field programs including serving as head coach for track and field and/or cross country, scheduling and overseeing the track and field/cross country budgets, developing, conducting, and supervising regular practice sessions and contests, assigning responsibilities to and supervising all work for assistant coach(es), mentoring and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, and recruiting prospective student-athletes (year-round) The Director is responsible for compliance with NCAA, MWC, and Ripon College rules and regulations, responsible for planning and conducting summer track and field/cross country camps and clinics, and for performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
The Director will ensure competitive performance of the team and satisfactory growth and development of student-athletes. Candidates should have an understanding of the role of athletics in a liberal arts setting as well as having demonstrated college level coaching in cross country and/or track. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.
Candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to: Brooke Kalman, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.
Ripon College is recognized nationally for its quality liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and competes in Division III athletics as part of the Midwest Conference. The College is uniquely focused on a personal approach to education, close student-faculty relationships, small classes, robust co-curriculars and a comprehensive ...liberal arts and sciences curriculum.
The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes Ripon College as a “Great College to Work For.” In its most recent survey of employees of colleges and universities around the country, Ripon was applauded in four categories: Healthy Faculty-Administration Relations, Collaborative Governance, Work/Life Balance, and Connection to Institution and Pride.
Ripon is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.