Marietta College seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Track and Field Coach/Instructor for Jumps. Under the supervision of the Head Coach and the Athletic Director, this position performs and assists with a wide variety of coaching duties in order to accomplish the overall goals and objectives of the men's and women's track and field program. Particular preference will be given to candidates with experience in jumping events.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coach long jump, high jump and triple jump
Instruct in concepts of overall physical health, and individual and team safety
Serve as a recruitment coordinator by monitoring and recording the recruitment efforts of the entire track staff
Recruit sufficiently to meet overall enrollment goals by gathering prospects, igniting interest and arranging enough visits and applications to net eight to ten new student athletes
Assist with home meet management for both indoor and outdoor track & field competitions as well as cross country meets, including use of FinishLynx timing software, Hy-Tek scoring software and Hy-Tek team manager software
Develop training cycles for group and individual workouts with the head coach's review
Academic monitoring of current student athletes
Assist with travel arrangements
Assist with scheduling
Supervise work-study students
Other duties will be assigned by the Athletic Director and the Physical Education Department Chairperson. These duties may include a lifetime fitness class or aspects of athletic administration.
This is a full-time, ten month appointment, with a typical coaching cycle running from August 1 through May 31.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted via this online process. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted via mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.
Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. Veterans and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Experience as a track athlete
2 to 4 years of experience coaching track
Specific knowledge in the events listed above
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Proven ability to work in a team environment while motivating student-athletes
Proven ability to identify and recruit student-athletes to a selective liberal arts college
Certified in CPR/AED
Insurable to drive for College business
Clean criminal and sexual offender background check