The Head Men and Women’s Track & Field Coach is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the Men and Women’s Track and Field program at the University of Pikeville by performing the following responsibilities:
Recruit and retain qualified student athletes.
Coaching the team during scheduled practices and competitions.
Demonstrating competitive accomplishment.
Providing leadership and direction for team members.
Maintaining responsibility for expense control with all program expenditures.
Mentoring student athletes in their academic performance to assure timely progress toward degree completion and graduation.
Directing the program within the NAIA rules and regulations.
Develop a schedule for competition.
Oversee volunteers and work study students.
Manage budget, supplies, equipment and inventory.
Maintain receipts and reconcile department credit card monthly.
Organize travel, accommodations, and team meals.
Ensure the health and safety of athletes and staff.
Schedule events for team community service.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
Demonstrated success in coaching collegiate track and field.
Ability to operate a collegiate track and field program within budget parameters.
Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Must be willing to deal with student athletes, university personnel and member of the off-campus community.
Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
Must be able to perform simple calculations.
Must be familiar with ordering office supply and making travel arrangements online.
About University of Pikeville
Founded in 1889 by Presbyterians, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and sciences education. This foundation provides opportunities for students to develop their full academic and personal potential and prepare for specific careers.
The University of Pikeville is located in Pikeville, a vibrant community in East Kentucky. Pikeville is one of the state's leading financial centers and has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Small Towns" in America.
The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is the leading higher education institution of Central Appalachia, maintaining a commitment to Christian principles and respecting a variety of religious expressions. Students may earn either associate or baccalaureate degrees in a variety of majors with a liberal arts and science foundation; master's degrees may be earned in Business Administration (MBA) and Education (MA); and doctoral degrees may be earned in osteopathic medicine (DO) and optometry (OD).