Since 2018, the Track & Field and Cross Country program at Ripon College has seen tremendous growth in attracting quality student-athletes and we are seeking the addition of a full-time Assistant Track & Field Coach and Recruiting Coordinator to build on recent success. The $23 million renovation of the Willmore Athletic Center and Fieldhouse in 2017 has allowed Ripon College to be a destination for Track & Field Student-Athletes as well as Indoor Track & Field competitions.
Under the supervision of the Director of Track & Field and Cross Country, the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:
•Recruit and retain student athletes for the Track & Field and Cross Country Program by continuing to grow the exposure of the college through Track & Field, recruiting quality student-athletes, and assisting with on-campus and off-campus recruiting events. •Be responsible for direct supervision of an event group in the Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams, with preference to the jumping and/or sprinting events. This position will write and implement training programs, mentor student-athletes, attend all home and away meets, practices and meetings. •Coordinate home Track & Field competitions at the collegiate and high school level •Assist the Athletic Department based on experience of candidate, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Track & Field and Cross Country or the Director of Athletics
Candidates should send a letter of interest that includes your experience working with diverse populations, current resume and 3 references to Ryan Kane, Director of Athletics at firstname.lastname@example.org . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to and the ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education, a high level of energy, and an ability to work independently and contribute as a member of a team. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and should have knowledge, understanding and adherence to Ripon College, Midwest Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
About Ripon College
Ripon College is recognized nationally for its quality liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and competes in Division III athletics as part of the Midwest Conference. The College is uniquely focused on a personal approach to education, close student-faculty relationships, small classes, robust co-curriculars and a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences curriculum.
The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes Ripon College as a “Great College to Work For.” In its most recent survey of employees of colleges and universities around the country, Ripon was applauded in four categories: Healthy Faculty-Administration Relations, Collaborative Governance, Work/Life Balance, and Connection to Institution and Pride.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, to provide a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our students, athletes, faculty and staff, and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
We are proud to offer comprehensive benefit packages to our faculty and staff.