Duties: Day-to-day coaching of student athletes; individual skill instruction; recruit athletic and academically sound, competitive student athletes that can compete on the NCAA Division II level; establish a strong working relationship with the University and surrounding community; follow NCAA, Great American Conference and University rules and regulations; assist with pre-meet preparations to include travel arrangements and player accommodations; Assist in community and public relations, promotion of teams within community; oversight of local practice facilities as well as serve as a positive role model for student athletes. Additional assignments may be given depending on qualifications and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred; demonstrate evidence of successful experience in coaching; record of success in collegiate and /or interscholastic track coaching/competing; excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information of five (5) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.
About Southern Arkansas University
Southern Arkansas University is a comprehensive regional university located in Magnolia, Arkansas. Southern Arkansas University provides quality four-year undergraduate programs offering 48 baccalaureate degrees, five associate degrees, in addition to selected master’s degrees. Other important information, including the university catalog, is available at the university website: www.saumag.edu.
Southern Arkansas University is a member of the Great American Conference, NCAA Division II, with men’s competition in football, basketball, track, baseball, golf, and cross-country. Women’s competition includes programs in basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross-country, and track.