The Athletics Department at St. Cloud State University is seeking applications for an adjunct (part-time) Head Nordic Skiing Coach for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •Coaching: practice planning, including day-to-day organization, communication, and instruction; competitive preparation to include on-course coaching; timely organization and communication of team travel; organization of competitive travel schedule •Recruiting: talent identification and evaluation, correspondence, assistance with admission process and NCAA initial eligibility •Budget development and management, including athletic scholarship allocation •Student-athlete development: mentoring to include individual and team dynamics, team rules and conduct, leadership development; commitment to safety and well-being of student-athletes •Academic monitoring of student-athletes: collaboration with office of compliance and with academic resources available on campus •Compliance: demonstrating integrity in operations and adhering to all NCAA, and University policies and procedures •Public relations: occasional media and speaking engagements; deliberate contact with alumni and supporters; effective professional working relationships with student-athletes, staff, administration, alumni, and general public; engagement with departmental community service initiatives as appropriate •Fundraising: develop community support for the program, engage in Department of Athletics events, manage program fundraising activities including special events and camps/clinics
·Evidence of ability to manage all aspects of a collegiate women’s Nordic Skiing program
·Evidence of ability to recruit talented student-athletes to Division II program
·Commitment to academic success of student-athletes
·Evidence of the ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds
·Evidence of a valid driver’s license, or ability to acquire a legal driver’s license or qualify for a reasonable accommodation
·Progressive competition or coaching experience (e.g., student-athlete; high school/college coach)
·Knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations
·Familiarity with strength and conditioning
·Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication both orally and in writing
·Evidence of strong organizational skills, including basic accounting practices
·College and/or professional playing experience
About St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings.Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career.Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River. The St. Cloud metropolitan area is 24th on Forbes magazine's “Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers." St. Cloud State is ranked in Forbes magazine's "America's Top Colleges" and Money magazine's "Money's Best Colleges."