Institution: DePauw University
Location: Greencastle, Ind.
DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Part-time Assistant Coach for Track and Field is responsible for assisting the Head Track and Field Coach in implementing and directing all phases of a competitive NCAA Division III track and field program at DePauw University. This includes recruiting quality student-athletes, organizing and planning practices and game strategies, scouting, coaching, scheduling, budgeting and planning team travel in compliance with University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Understand and comply with NCAA Division 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 games, make transportation and lodging arrangements for team travel
Assist with managing the track and field operating budget
Assist with evaluating program effectiveness
Monitor student-athletes’ academic progression
Other duties as assigned by the Head Track and Field Coach and/or Director of Athletics
Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Analytical Skills — Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
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 motivate and guide others to ensure performance in accordance with clear expectations and goals. It involves attracting, supporting, developing, and retaining a talented and diverse workforce.
Relationship Building – Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport and cooperative relationship with students, co-workers, Alumni, and community.
Responsible – Ability of the individual to be trustworthy or answerable for their conduct.
Safety Awareness — Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety and uphold safety standards.
Team Builder – Ability to help ensure that team members are invested in team activities and decisions, and that the team works together to achieve a goal.
Training – Ability to develop a particular skill in others to bring them up to a predetermined standard of work performance.
Required Supporting Documents
Sep 25, 2020
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree) required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience: Collegiate experience in track and field highly desirable. Must maintain certification in first aid/CPR/AED throughout entire appointment.
Basic: Ability to read, listen to and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write and communicate simple correspondence.
Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, Google Apps, other programs as determined by specific sport responsibilities.
Certificates, Licenses & Registrations: A valid US driver’s license is required. Certification in first aid/CPR/AED is required by first date of appointment and must be maintained throughout appointment.
* 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 rural, small-school environment devoted to providing liberal arts education, building community, and helping students prepare for their future careers.
NCAA Division III
How to Apply