Volunteer Assistant Coach (Track and Field/Cross Country) – Black Hills State University

Institution: Black Hills State University

Location: Spearfish, SD


Job Description

Black Hills State University, a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of a Volunteer Assistant Coach for the men’s and women’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

This is a volunteer position assisting the Cross Country and Track & Field coaches with all duties involving administering a high-level Division II program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with the coordination and planning of team travel (flights, hotels, buses, rental vehicles, meals) to meets and off-site practice during the fall cross country season, and winter and spring track seasons
• Assist in coordinating practice logistics and maintaining time-management calendar
• Assist with NCAA-permissible recruiting duties. Assist full-time staff in the on-campus recruitment of prospective student-athletes (PSAs), identification of PSAs, assessment of talent, and management of recruiting database
• Assist in enhancing program social media presence
• Assist in the management of uniforms and equipment
• Assist with in-competition coaching responsibilities
• Attend weekly staff meetings
• Other duties may be assigned as needed

Essential Skills:
• Strong written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
• Strong organization and time management skills
• Ability to plan, organize, and execute projects independently to completion
• Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
• Ability to consistently model positive and professional behaviors at all times
• Knowledge and experience of collegiate cross country and track & field and ability to transfer knowledge and skills to student athletes
• Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and NCAA Division II rules and regulations

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Ability to travel/work most weekends
• Collegiate track & field/cross country experience
• Must pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license
• Valid CPR/First Aid/AED Certification

Preferred Qualifications:
• Significant time availability (15-20 hours/week)

If interested, please send a resume and three references to Brian.Medigovich@BHSU.edu

Job Categories

Volunteer, NCAA Division II, Track and Field, Cross Country

How to Apply