Head Cross Country Coach/Assistant Track Coach (Distance) – Indiana Tech

Institution: Indiana Tech

Location: Fort Wayne, Ind.


Job Description

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We’re a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career/professional programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls approximately 1,600 students in its traditional programs on its main campus and nearly 6,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs at 17 regional locations and online. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Over 48% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. Indiana Tech’s picturesque main campus is located on 45 acres near downtown Fort Wayne. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Tech embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Indiana Tech community recently engaged in a comprehensive strategic planning process, designed to develop a roadmap for continued growth and development leading up to our centennial year in 2030. Learn more about our compelling plans for our future at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

The Warrior Community seeks a full time Head Coach Men’s/Women’s Cross Country and Assistant Track Coach – Distance. The Department of Athletics at Indiana Tech serves as an integral part of the university and is an important participant in its mission. The commitment of the Department of Athletics is to enhance the student experience and to provide quality programs that are competitive, fun and meaningful in an atmosphere that promotes success within the spirit of fair play, sportsmanship and integrity.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

*Plan, develop and administer all aspects of the Cross-Country program
*Formulate and administer team policies aligning with the philosophy of the institution
*Select, supervise and mentor assistant coaches for the Cross-Country program
*Recruit and retain specific enrollment numbers yearly
*Work in collaboration with the Head Track Coach during Indoor and Outdoor track season.
*Prepare students to meet eligibility qualifications for NAIA, WHAC and Indiana Tech
*Execute secondary duties within the Department of Athletics, including secondary role as site supervisor and game day operations as needed and assigned.
*Support the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Tech


Bachelors degree required, masters degree preferred.


3-5 years of college coaching or playing experience preferred

Working Conditions

Physical work and travel are required.

A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.

Application materials must include a cover letter and resume.

The position remains open until filled. For preferred review of materials please apply by January 5, 2020.

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