Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
Position overview: This position reports to the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field and is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the Cross Country and Track and Field programs with specific knowledge in the sprint, jump, or hurdle events. This person will also be responsible for the organization and implementation of recruiting efforts as directed by the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field.
Essential job functions:
Teach, demonstrate and develop Cross Country and Track and Field theories and skills in student athletes
Teach physical health and safety to student athletes
Teach team-concepts and team-play to student athletes
Lead and direct the Cross Country and Track and Field academic studies program
Design customized work-out and practice instructions for individual student athletes
Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times
Teach and follow the rules for Track and Field of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University
Successfully complete the NCAA Division III Rules Test online
Teach and assure appropriate safety precautions and practices during team practices, games and travel
Maintain appropriate office hours, files and paperwork
Drive campus fleet vehicles to away competitions (on-site training provided)
Attend athletic and campus-wide staff meetings
Secondary job functions:
Coordinate team service projects
Coordinate recruiting travel plans
Coordinate academic success plans
Coordinate team competition travel
Coordinate team fundraising efforts
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field and Director of Athletics
Work Schedule:This is a full time, twelve (12) month, exempt position. Workday schedule varies. Evenings, weekends and travel will be required, including weekend evening work. Hours will be determined with current coaching staff upon hire.
To apply: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator.
Extensive knowledge of Cross Country and Track and Field, previous coaching required in the sprints/jumps/hurdles events
Additional Salary Information: Includes a 20-meal plan when classes are in session
About Manchester University
Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.
Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.
We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.