This position assists the Head Coach in all aspects of coaching an NCAA Division II intercollegiate cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field program, with an emphasis on Sprint and Jump events. Assistant coach will be responsible for related administrative duties as well as assist with promotion and development of the program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Assist Head Coach in recruiting talented high school and transfer student athletes consistent with NCAA and conference rules. This includes attending high school, summer and JUCO competitions, as well as coordination and management of recruit on-campus visits. 2.Assist Head Coach with team pre-season and off-season strength and conditioning activities. 3.Assist Head Coach in implementing a training program that advances individual skill development and team performance. 4.Provide quality coaching and instruction during in-season practices and competition. 5.Assist in coordinating logistics for on and off campus practices. 6.Assist as needed with driving vans to transport team members to offsite practice venues. 7.Assist in travel arrangements, including team meals, hotel reservations, transportation for away competitions. 8.Manage CAi compliance monitoring of countable athletically-related activities and recruiting logs. 9.Help mentor student-athletes to foster athletic, academic, emotional, and social growth. 10.Assist with issue/return, inventory and ongoing care of College equipment and gear. 11.Assist with fundraising activities and marketing and promotion of the program. 12.Help foster involvement of the program alumni with the team. 13.Assist with home game management for selected varsity sports contests and post-season competitions. 14.Actively participate in Athletics Department meetings and support all Saint Rose athletic programs. 15.Assist with and support special events (ie. department fundraisers, alumni events, Hall of Fame) . 16.Exhibit the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the College is a member. 17.Maintain a good working relationship with all staff, student-athletes and external constituents through a positive and constructive approach to all assignments and respectful collaboration.
Previous coaching experience preferred, with emphasis on sprints and jumps.
Minimum 2 years of track and field competition at the collegiate level.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and leadership skills.
Experience with recruiting and/or monitoring academic progress of student-athletes preferred.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with diverse constituents.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, control and manage projects and tasks through to completion.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Intermediate-level computer skills using a Windows-based operating system, MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Current Driver's License, with no more than 2 moving violation convictions and/or accidents. within the past 40 months to meet the requirements for driving College vehicles.
Possess or ability to obtain Annual First Aid/CPR/AED Certification.
Ability to work/travel afternoons, evenings and weekends.
Must be able to provide indoor and outdoor coaching services for practices and competitions, sit and stand for long periods of time, and work in varying weather conditions for extended periods of time.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to a salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and eligible dependents, a 403(b) retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.
About The College of Saint Rose
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling approximately 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators and staff, focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year and transfer students and working professionals in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.
Guided by our founders and continuing sponsors, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across th...e nation and globe.
The College has a NCAA Division II athletics program that offers 19 varsity sports programs. There are nine men’s varsity teams and 10 women’s varsity teams with approximately 300 student-athletes. The College of Saint Rose is a member of the Northeast-10 Conference.