Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country – Monmouth University

Institution: Monmouth University

Location: West Long Branch, N.J.


Job Description

Position Summary:

Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country in the Athletics department. This is a 40 week position.

The candidate would be expected to: coach student-athletes who participate in middle distance and distance events in cross-country and track; plan and direct practices for student-athletes who participate in middle distance and distance events; keep a log of all calls, contacts, and evaluations for potential student-athletes; assist in scheduling and planning for competitive meets away from campus, including assisting in making travel arrangements for the team and arranging for overnight travel and meals when needed.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree, Valid Automobile Driver’s License in your state of principal residence, CPR and NCAA recruiting certification must be attained within six months from date of hire

Required Skills or Software:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must have an understanding of the University’s concern for academics as well as athletic excellence

Required Years of Experience: 1

Other Requirements:

Cross-country/track and field coaching experience at high school or collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Competitive experience as a track and field/cross-country student-athlete at the collegiate level.

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Posting Date: 10/02/2019

Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the University’s student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Job Categories

NCAA Division I, Assistant Coach, Cross Country, Track and Field, Distance

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