Assistant Coach Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Assistant Coach Men’s and Women’s Indoor-Outdoor Track and Field (Sprints, Hurdles, Multis)
Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking an Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Indoor-Outdoor Track and Field (Springs, Hurdles, Multis) to assist with all facets of men’s and women’s cross and men’s and women’s indoor/outdoor track and field including recruiting, organization and planning of practices, meet strategies and monitoring academic progress.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
Understanding of, and adherence to, the Utica College Athletic Department philosophy, NCAA and Empire 8 rules and regulations; Recruit and retain prospective student-athletes giving them an opportunity to compete, and better themselves as athletes and individuals. This includes cross-country runners, throwers, jumpers, sprinters and all appropriate track and field student-athletes; Assist with planning and running daily practices sessions to ensure student athletes are organized and prepare; Provide leadership to ensure that student-athletes have a positive experience andassist with monitoring student-athletes’ academic success, providing direction when necessary; Assist with managing equipment usage, order and maintain uniforms, hurdles, etc. – Assist Athletic Director with game scheduling, transportation, and work with Sports Information department to ensure all statistics and publications are accurate and updated; Will be required to assist with the set-up and breakdown of all track and field events in the Hutton Dome; Will be required to attend van training annually; Responsible for working with supervisor and other team members to achieve successful results on all established individual and departmental goals and key performance indicators; May perform other related duties as assigned; Will be required to attend van training annually.
Utica College supports 25 intercollegiate sports – baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, football, golf, men’s and women’s hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, women’s volleyball, and women’s water polo. The College’s athletics program has grown in number from 12 to the current number of 25 since 1998. In that time, the College has also constructed the multi-sport stadium Charles A. Gaetano Stadium, the Harold T. Clark Sr. Team Facility, the Pioneer Hockey Facility at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, and a track and field throwing facility.
The College is a member of the Empire 8 conference and ECAC West Hockey League.
Bachelor’s degree required; 3-5 years experience preferred; Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; CPR Certification.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment.
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.