Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania invites applications for an Assistant Track and Field Coach. The assistant coach will assist head coach with organization and supervision of the men and women’s track & field programs including: recruitment of qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success; compliance with NCAA, PSAC, and SRU rules and regulations; planning and implementation of practices and meet management; counseling and mentoring student-athletes throughout the academic year; recruiting; budgeting management; fundraising activities and promotions; organizing and directing camps and clinics; and other duties as assigned.
Minimum 2 years of successful collegiate track & field coaching experience
Experience working with diverse populations
Successful performance in an interview and passing a criminal background check
Successful track & field coaching experience with a focus on throws, jumps and multi events
Experience building and maintaining a recruiting database and managing the operations of a NCAA Track & Field and Cross Country program
Knowledge of/commitment to NCAA rules specifically regarding recruiting
Experience developing and motivating students for athletic and academic success
Demonstrated ability in coaching and in recruiting and monitoring for NCAA compliance at the NCAA Division II level
Internal Number: N00757
About Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Slippery Rock University, with a student population of nearly 8,500 and some 950 employees, is a wonderful place to work no matter what your career aspirations are. The University prides itself on being inclusive, welcoming and small town friendly. The campus blends beauty and history and is expansive, with over 600 rolling acres. Slippery Rock, while convenient to major metropolitan centers such as Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie, offers a rural surrounding area with much to see and do. SRU employees appreciate how convenient the University is to things they value such as housing, education, medical care, shopping and recreation.
As a member university of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, SRU employees are state employees of the Commonwealth. Slippery Rock University offers competitive salaries and wages, a comprehensive benefit package, and a number of retirement options.