St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of assistant cross country and track coach. The assistant coach will assist the university in meeting the specified goals of the mission statement and the athletic department through professional management of the cross country and track programs. The goals are to 1) provide opportunities and support for SEU student-athletes to achieve academically and athletically at the highest level and provide programming and resources that help build life skills, 2) provide every opportunity for the cross country and track programs to compete for Lone Star Conference Championships every year, 3) operate with quality and integrity in the athletic department's role as a focal point for school identity and spirit, 4) support the community through public service.
For qualifications, the candidate should possess a Baccalaureate degree, preferably in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or Exercise Science; Master's Degree preferred. The candidate may also have USTFCCCA Track & Field Technical Certification or higher preferred. Successful background in coaching and/running cross country or track; preferably at the NCAA level. Ability to successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within one month of hire.
Essential Responsibilities Include:
Actively assist in the planning and direction of the overall practice strategy and individual training for the team. Aspects of practice to include: instruct student-athletes in various event specific techniques instruct student-athletes in tactical strategies pertaining to a variety of events instruct student-athletes through the use of film review; practice and competition Make strategic decisions for competition situations for athletes in various events. Travel nationwide for competition and recruiting. Counsel student-athletes concerning academic progress. Assist in the overall recruiting strategy and implementation of evaluating, identifying and recruiting quality student-athletes; correspondence with prospective student-athletes. Other duties as assigned
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The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!
Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)
Dental - Sunlife Dental
Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan
Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance
Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave
Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%
Services & Discounts
An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.
In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.
We are not offering sponsorship at this time.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Reference #: J2020332
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