Randolph College, located in Lynchburg, Virginia, seeks a full-time Associate Head Coach for our track and field program. Randolph College is a co-ed liberal arts college that competes at the Division III level of the NCAA and Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist in team operations, management, and coaching of student-athletes, including the recruitment of students for the program; make decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals; actively participate in practices and competitions, including, but not limited to, game preparation (including developing strategies and game plans), practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scouting opposing teams and players (including analyzing their strengths and weaknesses), scheduling, weight training and fitness programs; evaluate prospective student-athletes; perform additional duties such as monitoring of student-athlete academic performance; conducting, advising, and counseling student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifying and addressing student-athlete welfare issues; and representing the College in donor/alumni public relations and community programs. Qualifications include 1-3 years previous experience either coaching or participating in track and field at the collegiate level; knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the sport of track & field - experience in the sprints, jumps and/or throws is preferred; knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes; general knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal management. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s license and CPR/First Aid certification.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications including a cover letter, resume, and 3 references should be forwarded to Director of Human Resources, Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503 or via email (preferred method). The Randolph community values and supports diversity and an inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in hiring candidates who will enrich the diversity of our campus. Randolph is an EOE employer.
About Randolph College
Randolph College, founded as Randolph-Macon Woman's College in 1891, is committed to excellence in the liberal arts. The College became co-educational in 2007, and the beautiful campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia.