The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for an Assistant Track & Field Coach. This is a full-time, 12-month position, salary commensurate, and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
The successful candidate will assist in administration of a Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s track & field\cross country program, recruit as permitted by NCAA rules, conduct on-the-field teaching and coaching, and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Track & Field\Cross Country. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below (working and extensive). For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) is required.
Demonstrated experience (1 year minimum) working closely with a successful collegiate program.
Extensive knowledge of and the ability to
demonstrate strong technical and tactical knowledge in teaching and coaching track & field, specializing in vertical jumps and multi-events (with coaching certification in one or more of these areas)
comply with NCAA rules and regulations
work constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds
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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.