Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Wittenberg University is accepting applications for an Assistant Coach for Men's and Women's Cross Country & Track & Field. The person selected for this position will assist the Head Coach for Cross Country and Track & Field in leading all aspects of an NCAA Division III cross country and track & field program. This is a full-time, 10-month, salaried position. Candidates must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, be able to interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators, possess the skills to evaluate prospects, maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity, demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of Wittenberg University and Division III and to compliance with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures as stated in Wittenberg's athletics department, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Coordinate, attend, and supervise all daily practice sessions, workouts, team travel, and contests.
Recruit, retain, and monitor student-athletes for the academic demands required of students at Wittenberg University.
Ensure that all practices are conducted in a professional manner according to Wittenberg and NCAA time requirements.
Adhere to departmental procedures relative to purchasing and travel expenditures.
Maintain and have thorough knowledge of NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations.
Report any alleged violations of NCAA, NCAC, or institutional rules and regulations.
Supervise, monitor and submit all work study hours of student employees and contracts.
Attend all staff meetings and departmental luncheons.
Provide an opportunity for annual evaluations with student-athletes.
Participate in special projects and additional duties as assigned by the Vice President and Director of Athletics & Recreation.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
For this position, we require a Bachelor's Degree and 1 - 3 years of playing and/or coaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with training and experience with distance running in cross country and track.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, social media, and Front Rush.
Travel is required as well as some evening and weekend work.
A valid driver's license and proof of acceptable driving record is required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
We ask candidates to set-up an account and apply through our online system via this link:
As part of the application process, candidates will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.
1. Resume 2. Cover letter 3. Name, address, and phone number of three professional references.
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.
About Wittenberg University
Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,700 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.
Wittenberg is a NCAA Division III institution participating in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) and offers a broad-based intercollegiate athletics program with over 20 varsity teams and numerous club and intramural opportunities. Annually, Wittenberg places among the top four in the North Coast Athletic Conference All-sports standings.