Description UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. UC San Diego Athletics is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Serve as Assistant Coach- Men’s and Women’s Cross Country for the NCAA Intercollegiate Athletics program. This is a vital position within the Athletics program and has a 12-month contract with core level benefits (catastrophic health coverage). Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University. UC San Diego has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence. The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive Men’s and Women’s Cross Country program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes and also strives for athletic excellence. Follow athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UCSD Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. Assist Head Cross Country Coach in all of the following: recruiting, organizing and conducting practices, preparation of scouting reports, conditioning programs, utilize video software, competitive and fundraising events. Assist with administrative responsibilities, including scheduling, budgets, inventory, coordination of team, professional & recruit travel and team equipment purchases. Prepare statistical analysis and reports. Assist with coordinating contest, event and tournament management, and with recruitment of student-athletes, and basic knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA regulations. The incumbent is responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, Big West and UC San Diego rules and regulations.
•Work schedule will be arranged with Head Coach, but often includes evenings, weekends and holidays.
A complete application will include an online resume and cover letter.
Demonstrated ability to teach specified sport to individuals and the team as a whole.
Ability to follow work schedule as outlined by Head Coach and department.
Strong demonstrated knowledge of sound principles and rules governing specified sport.
Demonstrated ability to use all athletic equipment and computer software programs needed to perform job duties.
Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience
Good interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility.
Outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to relate to a wide diversity of faculty, staff, students and community members.
Ability to speak before large and small groups with evident poise and enthusiasm and ability to effectively motivate team members.
Demonstrated ability to provide statistical analysis and reports in regards to the specified sport.
Demonstrated ability to complete forms thoroughly and to keep them current.
Strong administrative and organizational skills, with ability to follow up and review, to insure that no details are overlooked and that all arrangements have been made.
Demonstrated writing skills to prepare clearly understandable correspondence and reports.
Ability to utilize video software to analyze critical moments in games by athletes and opponents and communicate those to the coach(es) and team.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics, as well as to understand the needs of students balancing the requirements of academics and athletics.
Experience recruiting at a like institution.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.
Additional Salary Information: Includes core level benefits (catastrophic health coverage)
Internal Number: 93895
About UC San Diego Tritons
"A Proud Tradition of Academic and Athletic Excellence." That is the slogan most often associated with the UC San Diego Athletic Department. Since becoming a member of the NCAA less than 25 years ago, the UCSD program has backed up those words with achievement. UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600 student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University. The 23-sport athletics program is subject to NCAA regulations and must demonstrate compliance to Title IX which is recorded in the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) annual report to the Department of Education. Our Division II program is evolving into one of the premiere NCAA athletics programs in the nation; setting the standard in all aspects of competitive success, academic excellence, ethical conduct, student-athlete experience, campus pride, the development and retention of coaches and staff, and the establishment of lifelong relationships. Athletics enhances campus, alumni, and commu...nity pride while fostering collaborations that increase our profile and visibility throughout the region. Since moving to the NCAA Division II level in 2000, UC San Diego has placed in the top seven programs in the country on ten different occasions and finished second overall twice. UC San Diego has also won five out of the last six California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Commissioners Cup titles, an award that recognizes the best overall athletics program in the conference. In 2010, UC San Diego was ranked first in Division II and twenty third overall in the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA) Collegiate Power Rankings, which comprehensively measures student-athlete graduation rates, academic strength and athletic prowess. UC San Diego was also the top-ranked Division II institution in 2008.