Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track & Field (Throw) – University of Scranton

Institution: University of Scranton

Location: Scranton, Pa.


Job Description

Department Athletics

Job Purpose
Responsible for programing, and implementing and administering workouts for the throws event group. Applicant should adhere to the guidelines, rules and regulations of The University of Scranton, Landmark Conference and the NCAA.

Essential Duties

  • Lead training and practice sessions for throwers, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained
  • Perform throws specific coaching and instructional responsibilities during athletic events
  • Attend coach’s preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings
  • Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University, Landmark Conference and NCAA regulations
  • Scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance and direction of the head coach and coordinate all recruiting activities with the head coach and with appropriate departmental personnel
  • Work closely with athletic training staff to insure safety of all student-athletes
  • Represents the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the media, alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and the general public

Additional Skills Required: Maintain current certification in CPR, First Aid & AED and re-certify as needed on an annual basis

– Must possess current state driver’s license

– Must be capable of moderate physical activity and have the ability to work and display a cooperative attitude toward all other sports programs and other functions of the University and the Athletic Department

– Must have the ability to develop a positive working relationship with all support offices both in the department and on campus

– Must be able to stand for periods up to 6 hours

– Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

– Must be able to perform athletic fundamentals (running, jumping, kneeling, bending)

– Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Preferred Education
  • Minimum Job Experience Requirements
  • High School and/or Club coaching experience is required

Preferred Qualifications: Years of Experience

University Classification: Professional

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Schedule/Work Hours: Hours will vary due to nature of position

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time

Annual Schedule: 10

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Posting Number S0616P
  • Open Date: 07/01/2022
  • Close Date: 07/15/2022
  • Open Until Filled: No

Job Categories

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

How to Apply

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