Assistant Track & Field Coach / Recruiting Coordinator – Millsaps College

Institution: Millsaps College

Location: Jackson, Miss.

Salary: To be determined

Job Description

Responsible for assisting the Head Track & Field and Cross Country Coach in implementing and directing all phases of a competitive NCAA Division III program at Millsaps College. This includes recruiting quality student-athletes, organizing and planning practices and meets, scouting, coaching, scheduling, budgeting and planning team travel in compliance with Millsaps College, the Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Essential Functions Statement (s)
Understand and comply with NCAA D-III, conference and University rules and regulations.
Demonstrate a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes.
Demonstrate sensitivity to individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds and a commitment to a diverse community.
Along with the head coach, implement a comprehensive recruiting plan for the identification and recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
As directed by the head coach, develop and implement plans and strategies for practices and competition.
As directed by the head coach, schedule meets, make transportation and lodging arrangements for team travel.
Monitor student-athletes’ academic progression.
As directed by the head coach, develop and coordinate community service and team fundraising events.
Other duties as assigned by the Head Track & Field coach and / or Director of Athletics.
Competency Statement (s)
Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Adaptability Skills – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledgeable/skill areas. Willing to receive constructive feedback and make adjustments that support efficiency, effectiveness and overall success.
Consensus Building – Ability to bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.
Diversity Oriented – Commitment to valuing a variety of different experiences, encouraging input and collaboration from campus stakeholders, including being mindful of experiences related, but not limited to: age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, LGBTQ, and/or job type.
Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
Relationship Building – Ability to effectively build relationships with students, co-workers, Alumni and community.
Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety and uphold safety standards.
Team Builder – Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.
Training – Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.

Cover Letter
3 references

Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
Knowledgeable with sprints, hurdles, jumps or throws.

Communication/Language: Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups.

Math ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Computer Skills: Frontrush, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, Google Apps…

Certificates & Licenses: A valid US driver’s license is required. Certification in first aid, CPR and AED must be current at all times.

Other Requirements:

Excellent communication skills.
Commitment to and history of strong belief in mentoring students and demonstrated experience working with young adults.
Desire to work in a small-college environment devoted to providing liberal arts education, building community, and helping students prepare for their future careers.

Job Categories

NCAA Division III

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