The Athletics Department at St. Catherine University invites applications for an Assistant Track and Field Coach, Throws. The Assistant Track and Field Coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of running a competitive NCAA Division III track and field program and will serve as event group coach for the throws. The work will have a specific focus on student-athlete development, retention, and creating a strong, positive culture within the team. The Assistant Track and Field Coach will also actively help recruit qualified student-athletes to St. Catherine University and assist in team operations. This is a part- time position that does not include benefits. Hours may vary, evening, weekends and the ability to travel required.
Responsibilities: •Assist the head coach with planning training and practice sessions based on the strategy and philosophy of the program. •Perform all practice and competition coaching responsibilities for the throws group and will provide skill instruction and student-athlete development. •Be a mentor and leader in generating a positive experience for student-athletes. •Follow MIAC and NCAA guidelines and regulations while being a positive ambassador for the athletic department and the University.
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. A successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. Review of applications begin immediately, position is open until filled.
St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Our University is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree. • Coaching experience or collegiate playing experience. • Available evenings, weekends and the ability to travel. • Strong organizational and communication skills. • Ability to build and strengthen cross-campus relationships. • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable employees who enjoy working a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the University’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.
Internal Number: 20190062
About St. Catherine University
St. Catherine University educates students to lead and influence. Inspired by its visionary founding in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, more than a century later the University serves diverse students, with a baccalaureate college for women at its heart and graduate and associate programs for women and men.
At all degree levels, St. Catherine integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic tradition, emphasizing intellectual inquiry and social teaching, and challenging students to transformational leadership. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine University develops ethical, reflective and socially responsible leaders, informed by the philosophy of the women’s college and the spirit of the founders.
To be a leading Catholic university distinguished by its innovative spirit and premier baccalaureate College for women.