Head Cross Country/Assistant Track Coach – Keiser University

Institution: Keiser University

Location: West Palm Beach, Fla.

Salary: 34,000-38,000

Job Description

Keiser University is a regionally accredited, private, career university that provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. Through quality teaching, the University is committed to provide all students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment. Committed to a students’ first philosophy, Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education and career-focused general studies.

Inherent in our Mission is service to the community. This service includes community partnerships, involvement with various constituencies and various continuing education programs.

The Assistant Coach of Cross Country and Track & Field will report to the Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach and will be responsible for assisting in the recruitment, maintaining roster size, practice planning, game scheduling, and budget management of Keiser University’s Cross Country and Track & Field Program.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Coach of Cross Country and Track & Field will:
• Assist in the planning, organization and the on-going development of the athletic programming and activities of the program.
• Assist in the building of a cohesive and competitive program.
• Recruit academically and athletically qualified, full-time student-athletes to participate in the program.
• Promote the academic progress and graduation of student-athletes, including assisting with enforcement of a study program.
• Assist athletic department in athletic issues as needed.
• Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.

Expectations: We expect the Assistant Coach of Cross Country and Track & Field to:
• Submit all required assignments on or before designated due dates.
• Report any known violations or concerns to administration
• Conform to all Athletic Department policies and procedures as required.
• Represent Keiser University and the Athletic Department as a team player, as a professional, and as a role model for all student-athletes.
• Attend regularly scheduled Athletic Department Staff meetings.
• Possess a valid CPR Certification
• Communicate with all coaches/trainers regarding their game needs.
• Possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License and be responsible for driving Keiser University vehicles and/or rental vehicles when assigned for away contests.

Qualifications: We expect the Assistant Coach of Cross Country and Assistant Track & Field to:
• Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred.
• Have 1-3 years of advanced Cross Country and Track & Field coaching experience. College coaching experience preferred.
• Have strong service-oriented skills and the ability to have an exceptional customer service attitude.
• Have strong communication and organizational skills and can demonstrate ability to work independently.
This is a full time position that requires day, evening and weekend availability.

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