Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Cross Country and Indoor & Track & Field

Salisbury, MD

Salibury University

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Coach, Men s & Women s Cross Country & Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field.

Primary Job Duties: Develop and instruct student-athletes through day-to-day academic and athletic goals associated with University. Organize and pursue administrative strategies pertaining to the recruitment of student-athletes. Assist head coach with day-to-day operations of the cross country/track & field programs. Recruit prospective students to the University. Assist head coach with day-to-day operations during non-traditional practices. Secondary duties within the athletics department to assist with daily operations of the entire athletics program.

Minimum Qualifications: 1-3 years of related experience and a Bachelor s degree in Education, Liberal Studies, Business or a related field. Must have previous college coaching experience and a strong knowledge of the rules and regulations of NCAA cross country and track & field.

Must have exceptional problem solving, planning, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills with sensitivity to a diverse population; ability to effectively motivate student-athletes. Must be detail oriented and have excellent customer service, prioritization, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience instructing and coaching jumping and/or sprinting events.

This is a full-time exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Applications received by May 26, 2022 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

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Posted: 06/24/2022