Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
This is a full-time (10-month appointment) benefits eligible position. The Director of Track and Field and Cross Country/Head Coach Track and Field/Physical Education & Wellness Instructor responsibilities will include the management and oversight of all facets of the MIT Track and Field and Cross- Country programs. This position will also serve as primary coach for sprint and hurdle events. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: administration, budget management, alumni stewardship, recruiting, scheduling of competitions, meet management, including hiring officials, team travel, weekly practice sessions, advising of students, and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. In addition, this position will include teaching responsibilities and instruction in the required physical education and wellness activities program. Additional responsibilities may include department wide duties as assigned.
Five to seven years coaching experience preferably at the college or university level. A Bachelor's degree is required: a Master’s degree is preferred. Degree(s) in Physical Education and Wellness or related field is highly desirable. Previous experience in teaching physical education and wellness activities is also preferred. Proven experience in recruiting to a highly selective institution desirable. Administrative, interpersonal/communication skills and computer skills are essential. Appropriate certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and Biohazards are required within 30 days of hire. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.
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