Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
Augustana College, an NCAA Division III institution that competes in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), is seeking a full-time Assistant Men’s Cross Country/Track Coach. The Assistant Men’s Cross Country/Track Coach will partner with the Head Coach in various areas of responsibility including the recruitment of student-athletes, meet-day organization, ordering equipment, viable fund-raising, public relations and other duties as assigned by either the Head Coach or Director of Athletics. Additionally, there will be an expectation of teaching two or three Physical Education activity courses during the academic year.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. The qualified candidate should have a minimum of three years experience coaching competitive cross country and track and field, preferably at the collegiate level. Previous coaching experience at the NCAA Division III level is preferred. Additionally, a thorough understanding of and accountability to NCAA and CCIW rules and regulations is necessary. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete. This will be a 10-month appointment. Please forward a resume, cover letter, one-page statement of personal coaching philosophy and contact information for a minimum of three references to: Jake Shaver, Head Men’s Cross Country/Track Coach, Augustana College, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, June 18. Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates invited to campus for an interview will be subject to a personal background check. This job description is subject to change and is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.
About Augustana College (Illinois)
Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a selective four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences. Augustana is recognized for the innovative program Augie Choice, which provides each student up to $2,000 to pursue a high-impact learning experience such as study abroad, an internship or research with a professor. Current students and alumni include 161 Academic All-Americans, a Nobel laureate, 13 college presidents and other distinguished leaders. The college enrolls 2,500 students and is located along one of the world's most important waterways, the Mississippi River, in a community that reflects the diversity of the United States.