Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Track and Field and Cross Country. The Director of Track and Field and Cross Country is responsible for the management and administration of all phases of a varsity intercollegiate track and field and cross country program and team, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of the University, Conference and the NCAA.
Support the Mission and Core Values of the Department
Recruit individuals who have exhibited high potential to perform according to Department, Conference and NCAA standards
Reinforce academic achievement and graduation as our top priority
Use Departmental resources for education, interpretation and advice
Responsible for full compliance with University, Department and NCAA regulations
Diligent in their preparation to compete aggressively to win championships
Collaborate on development of a responsible budget for their sport
Responsible for the efficient use of all Department resources
Understand that the logo is always on as they model professional behavior
Represent their Sport, the Department, and the University with class
Collaborate with Athletic and University support units to ensure Student-Athlete health, safety and well-being
Committed to ongoing professional development and lifelong learning
Fully-engaged in supporting community service activities
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor's degree required/Master's preferred. Possess (5) or more years of coaching experience or equivalent. Must have extensive knowledge of the sport of track and field and cross country. Ability to recruit and retain quality track and field and cross country student-athletes. Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete. Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the athletic department. Strong commitment to the University, OVC and NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.
A complete application will include a letter of application, resume and contact information of three references. Send application materials to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/90175. For questions regarding the search, please contact Mark Bonnstetter, Deputy Athletic Director & Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University is a Division I - FCS program that competes in Ohio Valley Conference for all sports except for Men's Soccer and Swimming that compete in the Summit League