The assistant coach is responsible for assisting with various coaching, management, and administrative duties of the track and field/cross country program as assigned by the head coach. The assistant coach will have primary responsibilities working with pole vaulters in a combined gender program. The assistant coach is responsible for conducting any duties or activities with integrity and within the rules of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Missouri Valley Conference and/or Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVC or MVFC), the state of Illinois, Illinois State University, and the Athletics Department.
1. Bachelor's degree 2. Advanced knowledge of techniques and strategies 3. Proven ability to teach and coach fundamentals and advanced skills 4. Thorough knowledge of NCAA Recruiting Rules 5. Proven organizational and leadership ability
Preferred: 1. Master's degree 2. Experience recruiting at the collegiate level 3. Experience coaching male and female pole vault 4. Experience with organizing team travel, campus visits, and home meet management, or other team management duties
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.