Duties, Expectations and Responsibilities:
a. Maintain a regional and national database of officials;
b. Assign all officials for all rounds of the championships, confirm those assignments with the divisional sport committees and host institutions;
c. Monitor that officials selected to work postseason are in compliance with the criteria set forth for selection (i.e. USA Track & Field certifications, working minimum number of NCAA contests, years of experience, background check information);
d. Notify officials of their assignments;
e. Work collaboratively with NCAA Track and Field and Cross Country secretary-rules editor and NCAA playing rules staff to ensure good communication as rules, interpretations and mechanics of the sports are reviewed and developed;
f. Work with the NCAA and USA Track & Field to disseminate to officials bulletins, points of emphasis, and rules updates/interpretations as provided by the NCAA secretary-rules editor;
g. Attend NCAA/USA Track & Field officials clinics (if requested);
h. Communicate travel, competition and meeting times, and lodging arrangements (if necessary) with each official;
i. Work with NCAA staff to develop an Officials’ Manual;
j. Provide annual report to divisional sport committees and NCAA staff;
k. Participate in conference calls with divisional sport committees, rules committee and
NCAA staff liasons as requested;
l. Attendance at both rules and sports committees annual meetings (if requested);
m. Travel to assigned championship final sites to evaluate the officials;
n. Shall not be an active NCAA coach, official, or conference coordinator/assignor; and
o. Other duties as assigned by NCAA staff and/or the NCAA Track and Field Championship Committees.
a. Bachelor’s degree.
b. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
c. Strong leadership skills.
d. Ability to relate effectively with coaches and officials on a national level.
e. Extensive knowledge of NCAA track and field rules and their relationship to officiating techniques.
f. Strong administrative and organizational skills.
g. Ability to use electronic mail as a means of correspondence.
h. Ability to use computer technology as a means of education, including but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
i. Five years of experience in track and field officiating at the collegiate level.
j. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
k. Accountable, self-starter, able to complete tasks with minimal oversight, and ability to devote 10-20 hours per week to the position.
l. A candidate shall not be an active NCAA track and field coach or official.
m. Perform other duties as assigned by the track and field committees and NCAA staff.
Application Process: Send a letter of application outlining your experience as it relates to track and field officiating and why you should be considered for the position, a resume and three track and field references not later than Friday, June 23, 2017 to:
Assistant Director, Championships and Alliances
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222