Institution: Biola University
Location: La Mirada, Calif.
Salary: $20,000 + Optional Health Insurance
Summary of Position:
Under general supervision, assists in coaching, administrative, recruiting, fundraising, and meet management duties for Biola University Track and Field Teams. Ability to coach high jump, horizontal jumps, and potentially multis effectively at the collegiate level. A part-time position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Understand and agree to abide by the mission of Biola University and the Biola Athletics Department.
2. Assist head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition using sound principles and judgment consistent with the philosophy of the Head Coach and Biola Athletics.
3. Possess the ability to administer workouts and oversee workout groups during practice sessions.
4. Assist in supervising of strength and conditioning workouts; provide technical support and training to athletes, as appropriate to the sport.
5. Participate in various fundraising, marketing, and promotion activities if assigned by the Head Coach.
6. Assist in coaching at meets throughout the season as assigned by the Head Coach.
7. Assist in recruiting and following up with qualified student-athletes by phone, e-mail, or through on-campus visits. Within the framework of Biola and NCAA Division II policies, recruit prospective student-athletes who are of the level necessary to be successful academically and athletically.
8. Help in spiritual growth of student-athletes; ensure the physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes.
9. Have a valid California Class C license and be physically able to drive cars and vans as needed and assigned by the Head Coach.
10. Adhere to all institutional, PacWest, and NCAA Division II by-laws and regulations.
11. Effectively manage time in a demanding work environment.
Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
3. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
4. Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports and playing rules.
5. Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty.
6. Organizing and coordinating skills.
7. Knowledge of strength and conditioning programs and routines.
8. Skills in the use of first aid and CPR procedures.
9. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
10. Ability to help effectively arrange and manage home contests according to conference and NCAA requirements.
NCAA Division II
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