McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.
McDaniel College invites applications for a Head Track and Field Coach. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.
Reporting to the Director of Athletics, The Head Track and Field Coach directs and manages all phases of the varsity intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Track programs. This includes but is not limited to program administration, practice and meet preparation, coaching, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, management and supervision of all assistants, budget management, proper utilization of facilities and equipment, and scheduling for practices, athletic contests and designated special functions. In addition, the head coach will serve as lecturer in the required physical education program, reporting to the Chair of the Kinesiology Department and be assigned a departmental administrative duty.
Successful collegiate Track and Field coaching experience is preferable
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong, detail-oriented, organizational skills
Computer literacy and adaptability in all Microsoft, Recruiting and NCAA software
Strong knowledge and experience working with college athletes, teams and programs is required
A self-motivated leader/worker
Ability and interest in sports and a willingness to work with college students.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, coaching staff, student athletes, vendors, alumni and general public
Ability to manage and supervise staff including training, scheduling, and evaluating
Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a flexible work week schedule including evenings and weekends along with overtime in busy periods during the academic year.
Knowledge of basic budgeting and record keeping procedures
Ability to read and comprehend documents such as instructions, manuals, rulebooks, safety rules, policy standards, student time cards and memos.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence for varied campus groups.
Ability to speak effectively, present information one-to-one and in small group situations.
Valid driver’s license with two or less points.
For a complete job description including qualifications and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications begins Friday, June 21, 2019.
McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.
About McDaniel College
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “ Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.