PRIMARY DUTY: The Assistant Track & Field Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Track & Field / Cross Country Coach in all phases of highly competitive Division II programs including but not limited to: practice and meet preparation, organizing and running meets, camps, and clinics; recruiting; alumni and public relations; and adherence to the rules of the NCAA, MIAA, and Northwest Missouri State University.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.Demonstrate a professional philosophy that supports student-athletes’ welfare and is in compliance with the missions of Northwest Missouri State University and the NCAA 2.Responsible for home track meet planning, organizing, and management for cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field meets 3.Responsible for the coaching of 1-2 position groups: organization, planning, and conducting practices, workouts, and competitions. 4.Assess talent and recruit prospective student athletes for cross country and track and field programs 5.Assist with team travel for track and field programs 6.Assist in all equipment control and inventory for track and field programs 7.Assist in academic monitoring and mentoring for track and field programs 8.Engages in fund raising activities as assigned 9.Performs other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Playing or coaching experience
Education: Master’s degree
Experience: Multi-events, hurdles, or jumps coaching/competing experience of 2+ years at the collegiate level or higher
About Northwest Missouri State University
COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy, and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the website at www.maryville.org.
UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of about 7,100 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.
Founded in 1905, Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory School, National Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.
The University is a national model for student success and ...career placement. In addition, 97 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, names Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.
Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organizations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $7,400 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program. Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was named one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”
For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.