Head Cross Country/Assistant Track & Field Coach – University of Minnesota Morris

Institution: University of Minnesota Morris

Location: Morris, Minn.


Job Description

The University of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics Department is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s – Women’s Cross Country Coach and Assistant Track and Field Coach. This is a 100% time, 10 month position.

The Head Men’s / Women’s Cross Country Coach – Assistant Track and Field Coach is responsible for leading and directing all aspects of a NCAA Division III cross country program that advances the mission of intercollegiate athletics and the University. The head coach supervises assistant coaching staff; leads student recruiting and retention efforts; coaches student athletes and fosters their skill development; leads coaching plans and implementation at practices and competitions; provides for students’ safety, health and wellbeing; assures compliance with NCAA, UMAC and university policies; provides sound fiscal management; supervises equipment oversight, scheduling, travel planning, and summer camps; oversees off-season programs and athlete development; and coordinates program communication and fundraising efforts with the Athletic Director, Communications and Marketing, and Advancement. The head coach will build an effective coaching staff with a shared vision, coordinate a comprehensive recruitment program for student athletes working collaboratively with the Office of Admissions, build and retain a diverse and talented team, foster good sportsmanship and a climate of respect, and provide an environment that supports students in achieving their athletic, academic and life goals.

A Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated effectiveness playing and/or coaching cross country/track and field is required. A Master’s degree, college coaching experience and/or participation at the collegiate level are preferred. Required qualifications include excellent organization, oral and written communication skills, an appreciation for the philosophy of the NCAA Division III, strong program management skills, the ability to recruit and retain qualified and talented student-athletes, a demonstrated commitment to students’ athletic and academic success, the demonstrated ability to build, motivate, and retain a diverse, inclusive, successful team with sensitivity to individuals of all cultural backgrounds, and the capacity to be a visible and engaging leader. The successful candidate will demonstrate an appreciation for the mission and value of a public liberal arts college, be self-directed and motivated, work with integrity, and bring skills and abilities needed to advance Cougar men’s and women’s cross country, the athletic program, and the University.

How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please Apply on Morris.umn.edu Please complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Head Coach, Cross Country, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Distance

How to Apply

Other Instructions
Apply via https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job