Under general supervision, assists in coaching, administrative, and recruiting duties for Biola University Track and Field Teams. A part-time, stipend position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Understand and agree to abide by the mission of Biola University and the Biola Athletics Department.
Have a valid California Class C license and be physically able to drive cars and vans as needed and assigned by the Head Coach.
Adhere to all institutional, PacWest, and NCAA Division II by-laws and regulations.
Effectively manage time in a demanding work environment.
· Help in spiritual growth of student-athletes; ensure the physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes.
Training and Competitions
· Assist head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition using sound principles and judgment consistent with the philosophy of the Head Coach and Biola Athletics. Primary focus will be throwing events.
· Possess the ability to administer workouts and oversee workout groups during practice sessions.
· Provide technical support and training to athletes, as appropriate to the sport.
· Assist in coaching at meets throughout the season as assigned by the Head Coach.
· Communicate with prospective student-athletes about the throws program as assigned by the Head Coach.
· Complete all NCAA D2 University mandatory courses annually, prior to participating in any CARA activity or contact with prospective student-athletes
· Ensure CARA hours of the throwers are logged on ARMs on a weekly basis.
· Respond to coaching emails, texts, or calls within 24 hours.
· Complete any other tasks assigned by the Head Coach in a timely manner.
Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
3. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
4. Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports and playing rules.
5. Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty.
6. Organizing and coordinating skills.
7. Skills in the use of first aid and CPR procedures.
8. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
9. Ability to help effectively arrange and manage home contests according to conference and NCAA requirements.
Hours Per Week: 15
Months Per Year: 9
3-4 years successful coaching at high school level and/or experience competing at collegiate level; Experience coaching the throws
Preferred: 1-2 years coaching throws at the collegiate level
Internal Number: req1652
About Biola University
Biola University is a private Christian university located in Southern California. For over 100 years, Biola — a community where all faculty, staff and students are professing Christians — has been committed to biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development and vocational preparation.
With more than 145 academic programs through its six schools, Biola offers degrees ranging from B.A. to Ph.D.