The Oberlin College Department of Athletics and Physical Education invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Track and Field. This is a full-time, twelve-month Administrative and Professional Staff position with benefits, reporting to the Director of Athletics and Physical Education and the Director of Track and Field.
This position will be responsible for assisting the Director of Track and Field in all aspects of coaching, recruiting and administering the men’s and women’s track and field program. Specific responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: (1) lead coaching of sprinters and hurdlers; (2) assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes; (3) assist in planning and coordinating meet and practice schedule; (4) assist in fund raising activities to subsidize the track and field program (may assist in marketing and public relations activities to promote the program); (5) scouting and recruiting; (6) counseling and advising; (7) conditioning and strength training; (8) assist in departmental tasks including building supervision, and (9) perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, two to four years coaching and/or relevant competitive experience; solid administrative and technologic skills (experience operating FinishLynx/meet management software is preferred), and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve administrative goals; excellent written and oral communication skills; basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the College, and the capacity to articulate that role and interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of athletics at Oberlin; high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.
Please see full description on the Oberlin College job site at; https://jobs.oberlin.edu/
Additional Salary Information:
Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, and includes an excellent benefits package.
Internal Number: APS150315PS
About Oberlin College and Conservatory
Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement.Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, Ohio, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources.Learn more at: http://new.oberlin.edu/about/