Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Southern Vermont College, an NCAA Division III institution, is seeking an energetic Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country & Track and Field. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August – May), reporting to the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will effectively manage all aspects of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field programs including, supervision and mentoring of assistant coaches and student athletes. Additional administrative responsibilities include recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, and monitoring academic progress of student athletes.Specific Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:•Strategic recruitment of prospective student athletes to meet roster management, retention and graduation rate goals set forth by athletic administration. •Budget management and fiscal accountability of the cross country and track and field programs.•Management of uniform and equipment inventory, including purchase, assignment and maintenance•Management and scheduling of meets and events. •Planning and management of all aspects of team travel including transportation, lodging and meals.•Driving school vans to off-campus meets. •Planning and directing all aspects of practice, individual and team meetings•Scouting opponents and preparing race plans; race strategy and bench decorum•Management and guidance of student-athletes in academia and campus life, including tracking academic progress and behavior, with frequent student-athlete consultation•Creating a safe and comfortable athletic and professional environment for student athletes and with athletic department staff•Compliance with policies and rules of Southern Vermont College, the New England Collegiate Conference, and the NCAA.
Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred.
Three years of cross country, or track and field coaching experience at the collegiate level, head coaching preferred
A record of accomplishment in recruiting at the collegiate level.
Excellent organization, computer and communication skills with the ability to work well with all members of the campus community, alumni and college stakeholders
Knowledge of NCAA and the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) policies and rules
Certification in CPR/AED/Basic First Aid within three months of hire
Current valid driver’s license and clean driving record
To apply, e-mail a letter of interest, current resume and the names and contact information of three professional references to the attention of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of candidates to start immediately. Position is open until filled. Southern Vermont College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.
Founded in 1926, Southern Vermont College offers a career-enhancing liberal arts education with 17 academic degree programs for more than 550 students. SVC recognizes the importance of educating students for the workplace of the twenty-first century and as successful leaders in their communities. SVC’s athletic teams are part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and ...the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC). The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Community-Engagement Classification institution. For more information about SVC, visit the Web site, www.svc.edu.