Under the guidance of the Director of Track & Field/Cross Country, work as directed to support high jump, horizontal jumps, pole vault, and combined events.
Key accountabilities and responsibilities
Specific duties will include, but not limited to:
•Developing and implementing a year-round training program for the designated area.
•Recruit student-athletes that can contribute athletically to the program and also reflect the academic standards of UB.
•Interact professionally with support staff throughout the Division of Athletics (e.g., Student Services, Athletic Training, Sports Performance, Sports Information, Facilities, Business Office, etc.). Interact professionally with university faculty, staff and student body on a frequent basis.
•Must be able to travel and work nights and weekends.
•Various administrative duties will be assigned as the discretion of the Director which may include, but not limited to:
Program fund raising
Oversee academic progress and well-being of designated student-athletes. Monitor progress, meet regularly with student-athletes to review classwork, and meet with academic advisor.
Communicate with the equipment room manager and Director of Track & Field/Cross Country to order shoes for the team. Work with both parties to ensure accuracy of orders.
Bachelor’s degree. Experience coaching at the collegiate level. Demonstrate successful development of athletes. Demonstrate successful recruiting. Demonstrate a commitment to compliance with NCAA, Mid-American Conference, University and department rules and regulations. CPR/AED certification. Must maintain valid driver’s license. Computer proficiency in word, excel, publisher, PowerPoint.
Master’s degree in related area. Proven track record of developing student-athletes to a conference championship and national level. Experience working in a Division I Track & Field program. Understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience evaluating prospective student-athletes academically, athletically, and characteristically.
Internal Number: P1900044
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