Trine University invites qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach. The University is a member of the NCAA Division III and competes in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The position of Assistant Coach for Cross Country/Track and Field will report to the head coaches for track and field and cross country. This position assists with various aspects of helping to build nationally ranked men’s and women’s teams. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Develop and implement training plans for various event groups in track and cross country Identifying and recruiting potential student/athletes for track and cross country Assisting in the development of a positive team culture Home meet management Travel with the team and may need to make travel decisions while on the road Manage social media presence regarding both the track and cross country teams Other duties as assigned
Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:
Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary Financial Insurance – employer paid Long Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness options are available Paid vacation and sick time Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
Salary The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Education and/or Experience
A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous experience as a collegiate student/athlete or coach is preferred. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, as he/she will be responsible for driving the team vehicles on occasion to and from meets. Strong organizational, communication, and computer skills are necessary. This position will require some travel and the incumbent must have the ability to work evenings and weekends.