Assistant Coach (2 Vacancies) – Horizontal and/or Vertical Jumps – West Chester University

Institution: West Chester University

Location: West Chester, Pa.

Salary: $6,875 Stipend

Job Description

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Position Summary
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Athletic Department invites applications for two vacant positions for Assistant Track and Field Coach. West Chester University is a member of the highly competitive Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). The Department of Athletics prepares our student-athletes for life-long success by providing opportunities for them to excel in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

This is a position within the Division of Student Affairs, awarded as one of the “Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs” by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for the second year in a row.

WCU serves approximately 17,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 23% identify as Hispanic/Latino, Black, Asian, and Native American Indian nations, and 24% are eligible for Pell grants. With approximately 30% designated as the first in their family to complete a bachelor’s degree, WCU is the first to earn “First Forward Designation,” an initiative of NASPA and The Suder Foundation.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania, an NCAA Division II school in the PSAC, department of athletics invites applicants for the position of Assistant Track and Field Coach for Field Events, to include long, triple, high, and/or pole vault.


Assisting the head track and field coach in fulfilling all responsibilities associated with successful coaching at the college level
Coaching a combination of horizontal and/or vertical jumps
Organizing and administering the program and home meets
Recruiting student athletes
Assisting practice with running events over a range of distances
Participating in a minimum of three practices per week (2 to 5 PM)
Traveling to away meets
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree
Previous collegiate or scholastic coaching experience
Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in horizontal or vertical jumps
Experience coaching running events
Student athlete recruitment experience
Meet management experience
Special Instructions
This is a part-time, salaried, 12-month position. Salary is $6,875.

Candidates should apply online at

Electronic application allows for cover letter and resume (required). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must successfully complete interview process to be considered as a finalist. No phone calls please.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.

Job Categories

NCAA Division II, Part-Time, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Horizontal Jumps, Vertical Jumps

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