Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country Coach – Baldwin Wallace University

Institution: Baldwin Wallace University

Location: Berea, Ohio

Salary: Based on qualifications

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of Track and Field and Cross Country and Head Track and Field Coach, works to assist, oversee, instruct, and implement the strategies, goals, and philosophy of the BW Track and Field and Cross Country program. This individual will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of recruitment and preparation for athletic competition and as a representative of the university, will act in a manner that supports and encourages both the University and athletic department mission statements. Additional responsibilities will be assigned within athletic department dependent upon successful candidate’s credentials and expertise to possibly include: athletic administration, game management, concessions, athletic fundraising/alumni relations or strength and conditioning responsibilities. All event areas encouraged to apply as we are looking for the most qualified candidate, a background in throws will be strongly considered.

Essential Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities: The following outlines the essential functions of the position and is not to be considered a detailed description of all duties inherent in the position.

• Evaluate and recruit student athletes that fit the BW profile by attending high school events and invitationals. Coordinate the staff, in coordination with the head coach, in recruiting efforts and meet recruiting goals and objectives of head coach. Assist in scheduling, coordinating and conduct of campus visits.
• Be a positive role model for our student athletes to emulate. Represent the University and program with a high degree of professionalism, sportsmanship and integrity
• Assists in the organization, preparation and implementation of appropriate training and practice sessions.
• Provides guidance and assistance to student-athletes on a range of personal issues, as required
• Implement strategies necessary for short and long-term success
• Assist our student athletes with their academic progress as assigned by head coach.
• Provides assistance in the coordination and administration of the overall program, as required
• Represents the athletic department and Track and Field and Cross Country program in a positive light to various internal and external constituencies
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and provide mutual support with all constituencies and colleagues.

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• Strength and Conditioning Certification preferred (CSCS, USTFCCCA)
• Previous collegiate playing or coaching experience preferred
• Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques
• Ability to lead, guide and be a positive role model for student-athletes
• Ability to follow directions, be organized, and carry out assignments effectively
• Understanding of NCAA Division III, Ohio Athletic Conference and Baldwin Wallace University rules, regulations and guidelines
• Ability to work with recruiting database system
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse environment
• Must be able to travel, and possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
• Must possess a strong commitment to diversity and inclusiveness

Conditions of Employment

• Exposure to unusual elements, heat, cold, loud noise, long hours, many people in a small area, physical activity such as running and carrying objects 20-100lbs
• Must successfully complete a background check
• Must maintain CPR/AED certification
• Must be able to secure and maintain certification to drive university vans and must complete Stewards of Children training program

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Full-Time, Assistant Coach, Cross Country, Track and Field

How to Apply

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