Responsible for the overall management of Colorado College’s competitive Division III Men's and Women's Cross Country programs. Emphasis is placed on teaching and coaching, recruiting qualified student-athletes to a highly selective liberal arts institution, and providing leadership while upholding the mission of the department and the institution. Responsibilities for this position include recruit and retain prospective student athletes, effectively teach, coach and train student-athletes in order to help facilitate their improvement as athletes and as people. Serve as an assistant men’s and women’s track & field coach, with an emphasis on coaching distance and/or middle-distance runners during the track season and assisting in other administrative capacities to that program. Organize and administer the appropriate pre-season, in-season, and post-season duties to include but not limited to scheduling, making travel arrangements and contracting officials. Hire, manage and evaluate assistant coaches and program staff. Support and actively contribute to the goal of achieving greater diversity, inclusion and equity at Colorado College and work effectively with all members of the campus community and work with staff members to develop community outreach programs, correspond with alumni and engage in fundraising and promotion of Colorado College.
A Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years cross country/track coaching experience at the collegiate or comparable level; experience with effective leadership, coaching and recruiting skills; excellent communication, interpersonal and managerial skills; demonstrated ability to recruit qualified student-athletes, and ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by Colorado College’s motor vehicle insurance carrier. Must be able to travel extensively, via ground transportation as well as air travel. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with diverse constituents and from different cultural backgrounds. Ability to develop antiracism terminology and language.
Required documents include a cover letter, resume and three professional references. Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
For questions regarding the search please email Greg Capell, Senior Associate Athletic Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Colorado College
ABOUT COLORADO COLLEGE:
Colorado College (“CC”) is a private, four-year, highly selective liberal arts college of 2,100 undergraduate students and a small master of arts in teaching program. It is located on a 99-acre campus adjacent to downtown, ‘Olympic City’, Colorado Springs. The campus sits on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains at the foot of Pikes Peak. The college operates an innovative curricular approach, known as the Block Plan, which entails students taking one course at a time for three and a half weeks, with the academic year divided into eight “blocks.” The Colorado College Department of Athletics sponsors 17 varsity programs. Fifteen programs compete at the NCAA Division III level and two at the Division I level. Division III programs are members of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), with the exception of Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Lacrosse, which compete as independents. Division I Men’s Hockey is a member of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and Division I Women’s Soccer competes as an affiliate member of the Mountain West Conference (MWC).
The Ed Robson Arena is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2021. This transformational ...3400 seat ice arena will serve as the first ever on campus home facility for the historic Colorado College hockey team. In addition, this project will support intramurals, club hockey, and figure skating, as well as community sports and regional, national, and international events.
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