Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Assist the head men’s and women’s cross country/track & field coach in coaching and leadership aspects of model men’s and women’s cross country/track & field programs as they relate to academic commitment, supervision of staff and personnel, practice organization and instruction, meet preparation, recruitment and budget management.
To direct all aspects of a model intramural program, providing a varied program that appeals to all students and balances the demands of study with an opportunity for exercise, recreation and leadership.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Three years of cross country/track & field coaching experience
• Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position
• Ability and willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays
• Willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the University
• Master’s degree
• Three years of collegiate cross country/track & field coaching experience
Founded in 1920, University of St. Francis (USF) is a Catholic Franciscan institution enrolling approximately 3,900 traditional and adult undergraduate and graduate students. The University offers 86 undergraduate majors and minors, 19 masters programs and 2 doctoral programs. USF is rooted in the liberal arts and promotes a welcoming community of learners engaged in a continuous pursuit of knowle...dge, faith, wisdom, and justice. The University’s main campus is set on 24 acres in a residential area; the state-of-the-art nursing facilities and classrooms are located two miles away; and a downtown Joliet campus is home to the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center which supports programs from the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Business & Health Administration, the USF Art & Design department and the USF Art Gallery. USF also operates a campus in Albuquerque, N.M. US News & World Report has consistently ranked University of St. Francis among the best universities on both regional and national levels, as well as for best graduate, online, and veterans’ programs. USF is a highly competitive member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. USF’s proximity to Chicago (less than an hour) offers numerous cultural and educational opportunities to students and staff.