Head Coach M&W Cross Country and M&W Track & Field
Mary Baldwin University
Location: Staunton, Virginia
Coaching - Cross Country
Coaching - Track & Field
Mary Baldwin University (MBU) seeks a head coach for the men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track & field teams. The head coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics.
Located in Staunton, Virginia, Mary Baldwin recently grew from college to university status reflecting its growing range of bachelor’s, master level, and doctoral programs. MBU is a very diverse entrepreneurial institution with a record of innovation aspiring to meet the evolving higher education needs of society.
The successful candidate will oversee all facets of MBU’s NCAA Division III men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track and field programs, including:
Utilizing well-developed professional and interpersonal communication skills, work closely with many campus constituencies, including the athletic department staff. Recruit highly-motivated student-athletes to compete in each program.
* Develop and implement practice and competition schedules that challenge the student-athletes and build strong programs
* Contribute to a diversified and inclusive campus that features equity through Title IX compliance
* Monitor and promote academic and athletic success and excellence
* Endorse and support throughout the programs MBU, NCAA Division III and USA South Athletic Conference rules and policies
* Develop budget and travel plans that provide for a quality student-athlete experience to enhance student retention for the institution
* Encourage student-athletes to fully develop as well-rounded members of the campus community that will grow into leadership roles upon graduation
* Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Collegiate cross country and/or track & field coaching experience at the collegiate level. Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules. Valid driver’s license and ability to establish driver eligibility under the University’s Driving and Motor Vehicle Policy. The successful candidate must pass all required background and reference checks.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Head coaching experience in collegiate cross country and/or track and field. Previous history of relationship-building and cultivation of former student-athletes and other program stakeholders.
Interested candidates must apply by sending cover letter, resume, references and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone call inquiries will be considered. Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1842, Mary Baldwin University has a proud legacy of innovating to best serve our students as the world changes.
MBU is a small, coeducational university offering a range of degree programs from bachelor to doctoral. We serve a vibrant student population on our main campus in historic Staunton, Virginia, Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences in nearby Fishersville, and MBU Online.