Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator – Otterbein University

Institution: Otterbein University

Location: Westerville, Ohio

Salary: Part-time


Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Track Intern/Recruiting Coordinator

Job Class: Administrative Staff

Department: Athletic Department

Reports to: Head Coach/Athletic Director

FLSA status:

Approved Date: July 2021

Approved by: Dawn Stewart

SUMMARY: Assist Head Track Coach by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Main responsibilities will include successfully recruiting student athletes to the XC/TF teams.

Assists the Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach in conducting a successful intercollegiate track and field program, ensuring that the program provides positive athletics experience while promoting sportsmanship for its participants, enhances campus life and operate within University, NCAA and OAC conference regulations.

Assists the head coach with the daily competitive operation of the track & field program including but not limited to: teaching sport related skills and strategies, conducting film study, observing student-athletes during practice and games, and preparing practice plans.

In addition, this individual will assist with ensuring and monitoring the academic success of the track student-athletes.

Assist with the supervision and coordination of strength and conditioning programs as directed by the head coach.

Participates in the planning and monitoring of such activities, including equipment and facility supervision.

Responsible for working with the athletic trainers and team physicians for the medical well-being and protection of the student-athlete during preseason, regular season and post season activities; each athlete must receive a medical evaluation prior to participation; athletic training hours will be posted for preventative care and rehabilitation; emergency procedures must be reviewed, established and followed for practice and competition.

Operate the program in a liberal arts Division III philosophy, giving attention to academic success,

moral character of staff and athletes and community involvement.

Assists in the attraction and retention of student-athletes while promoting a diverse campus environment. Off campus identification and evaluation of prospective students. Communicate with high school coaches and prospective student-athletes on the benefits of Otterbein University, while monitoring their progress through the admission process.

Responsible for the personal conduct of self as well as student-athletes and any others associated with the program.

Must be familiar with the Otterbein University Student Code of Conduct and the Student Athlete Handbook and manage to the standards of good conduct and image that will reflect positively on the sport program, the Athletics department and Otterbein University. In addition, the promotion of a diverse and inclusive culture throughout the team, Athletics program, and University is essential.

Any additional administrative assignment will be assigned at the discretion of the Director of Athletics.

Abide by Otterbein University, OAC, and NCAA policies.

Confer with the Director of Athletics and the Head Track Coach concerning all departmental

and conference policies.

Must be able to transport teams via van if necessary. Online testing required through institution.

Responsible for physical appearance and person conduct of self as well as players and any others

associated with the program. It is understood that these areas of interest will be kept in line with

the standards of good conduct and image that will reflect positively on the program, the Athletic

Department and Otterbein University.

Must be knowledgeable of Otterbein University policies concerning but not limited to: Hazing, Substance Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Discrimination and Intimidation and FERPA

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: BS/BA Degree; Master’s Degree preferred; experience and demonstrated success in teaching, coaching, recruiting and mentoring. Open to all event specialties – special considerations to individuals with pole vault/pole vault coaching backgrounds.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: N/A

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written English skills including grammar.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be competent in general math.

TECHNICAL SKILLS: Knowledge of general program procedures. Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills. Must take pride in and be thorough in quality of work produced.

REASONING ABILITY: Must possess excellent attention to details; must be a team player and interact collegially with co-workers and other constituencies. Must possess excellent customer service skills. Must possess strong organizational skills. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in unusual or new situations. Must be able to work independently and must retain confidential information.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear, sit, reach and use repetitive motions of hands and wrists. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop or bend. Must be able to meet regular and predictable attendance standards. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are performed primarily in an environmentally controlled athletic facility setting; exposure to noises common during athletic events.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind of level of difficulty.

Otterbein University is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Part-Time


How to Apply

Email
dford@otterbein.edu

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