Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach-Men’s/Women’s XC/Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field for Rutgers Athletics. The assistant coach reports directly to the Head Coach of Cross Country. This position assists in the coordination of the intercollegiate cross country/track and field program. The position is responsible for working, as directed, with the Head Cross Country coach with recruiting, training, planning, and managing of all distance athletes to create a successful distance program.
Among the key duties of this position are the following: Assists in organizing and conducting practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and success with the men’s and women’s distance teams. Recruits high level academically and athletically skilled students to attend Rutgers and to participate on the men’s and women’s Cross Country/indoor & outdoor track & field team. Performs general office and administrative work as assigned by the Head Coach of Cross Country and Director of Track & Field / Cross Country. Assists in establishing and maintaining a nationally competitive intercollegiate men’s and women’s cross country & track & field team in the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA. Assists as needed fundraising, volunteering, and public relations events that support the objective of the program and allow for program enhancements. Develops, teaches, and instructs student-athletes in conditioning, skills and techniques on the track and course.
Impeccable organizational skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Full Microsoft Office Suite competency (ex. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Social Media creation and management competency (ex. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook).
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver’s license would be required for this position.
Internal Number: 21ST1802
About Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
The Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutgers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.