Assistant Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field Distance Coach
Northwest Nazarene University
May 24, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Coaching, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), which competes at the NCAA Div. II level, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field Distance Coach. The individual will be responsible for assisting the Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach in all details of the cross country program and the distance events for the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons. This includes, but is not limited to: development and implementation of training plans, individual athlete development, recruiting, race preparation, competition scheduling, budget management, academic and eligibility oversight, NCAA documentation, alumni and public relations, fund-raising, travel and camps planning, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach is expected to assist the Head Coach in promoting and developing spiritual formation and leadership, academic excellence, competitive spirit and athletic competitiveness, and community engagement. This position reports to the Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach. The position is a full-time, eleven-month (.92 FTE), exempt position.
Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply. The University may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable the performance of the essential functions and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws.
Cross country and distance coaching experience
Sufficient skills, knowledge and training to perform the essential functions of this position
The University requires that all candidates be Christians (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle requirements of NNU; candidates are asked to respond to the information items listed on the NNU Christian Mission requirements
High motivation and commitment to the University, organizational skills, the ability to self-start, be calm under pressure, meet deadlines, work without direct supervision, multi-task, problem solve, and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to pass the annual NCAA Division II recruiting exam
Ability to obtain and maintain current First Aid and CPR certifications
Ability to obtain NNU driving certification
Offer of employment is contingent on successful results from a background investigation
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Collegiate level cross country and distance coaching experience
Coaching Education Certificate for Track and Field/Distance
Proficiency in Front Rush or other recruiting software
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Application Process To be considered for this position, a complete application must be received. A complete application packet will include the following:
Two letters of recommendation from professional references
Letter of reference from current pastor
Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process; official may be required upon hire)
Please do not contact athletic department staff directly; they will not respond to email inquiries or voice messages.
Send or e-mail complete application packet to:
Human Resources Office Northwest Nazarene University 623 S. University Blvd. Nampa, ID 83686 Phone: (208) 467-8036 Fax: (208) 467-8587 Email: email@example.com
Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant and will be discussed with individual candidates as they are invited to interview for this position.Full-time personnel will be offered access to a benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance for employee and family, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits, opportunities for professional development and a retirement program.
About Northwest Nazarene University
Northwest Nazarene University, a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master's degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 85-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Idaho Falls, McCall, Twin Falls and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and 2,300 high school students through the concurrent credit program. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master's level universities in the west.
NNU athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division II level. NNU is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) which is comprised of the following eleven members: University of Alaska-Anchorage, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Central Washington University, Concordia University, Montana State University-Billings, Northwest Nazarene University, Saint Martin's University, Seattle Pacific University, Simo...n Fraser University, Western Oregon University, and Western Washington University. NNU offers the following eight sports for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track & field (indoor and outdoor) and volleyball. NNU offers the following seven sports for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and track & field (indoor and outdoor).