Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Lenoir-Rhyne University (Hickory, NC) a NCAA Division II and proud member of the South Atlantic Conference, seeks qualified candidates for its head men’s and women’s cross country/track & field coach vacancy. This position directs the development, organization and management of all phases of both the men’s and women’s cross country/track & field programs. Duties and tasks include, but not limited to:·Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student athletes at Lenoir-Rhyne University.·Direct and coordinate the activities of the both the men’s and women’s cross country/track & field staffs in the planning, organizing and coaching of the Lenoir-Rhyne men’s and women’s cross country/track & field teams; ensure compliance with the university, conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.·Direct the men’s and women’s cross country/track & field staffs in the preparation of analyses of opposing teams; analyze meet statistics and technical data of opponents and prepare meet plans accordingly.·Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with University administration and faculty for resolution of problems required.·Assign geographical areas to and supervise the men’s and women’s cross country/track & field staffs in the strategic recruitment of new players; determine recipients of both the men’s and women’s cross country/track & field scholarships in accordance with University admissions policies.·Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditures of budgeted funds.·Direct various personnel functions including, but not limited to, hiring, merit recommendations, and promotions.·Study, evaluate, and implement innovations in cross country/track & field strategy and equipment, and facilities.·Serve as the track and field facility coordinator with the goal of increasing hosting opportunities with local and regional partners.·Represent the Lenoir-Rhyne University athletic department in professional, civic and alumni events.·Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein, as assigned by University administration, if mutually agreeable.To complete the online application process (required), candidates are directed to: http://www.lr.edu/employment. While completing the application process, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application and Resume (including the names and addresses of three references). The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Kim Pate, Director of Athletics (Kim.Pate@lr.edu).Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its main campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000, and additional campuses in Asheville and Columbia, SC. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne’s Hickory campus is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and/or Asheville. In August 2012, the University opened its Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville. The Center is located in a state-of-the-art facility near the heart of one of the nation’s most beautiful and prosperous cities, providing students from across the region affordable, quality graduate education emphasizing professional preparation through excellent teaching and mentoring. Lenoir-Rhyne University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
· Bachelors degree, Masters Preferred · Three years of collegiate level experience with a preference for head coaching experience · Strong communication skills · Knowledge and familiarity with NCAA DII Rules
Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its main campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000, and additional campuses in Asheville and Columbia, SC. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and/or Asheville. By combining the... liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with approximately 60 undergraduate majors and 18 master’s degree programs. With record enrollments each of the last four years, the institution now enrolls over 1950 students at its three locales, and it intends to continue managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.