Essential Functions: Demonstrate an ability to teach and develop student-athletes to represent the University and department with an emphasis on good character, a winning attitude and the professional standards expected by the department.Responsible for teaching advance level skills, specifically all throwing events, and meet strategies related to Track & Field/Cross Country.Assist in the planning, preparation, & scheduling of practice and meets with direction of head coach, including booking travel and coordinating other admin duties. Fundraising responsibilities as well as team community serviceWill work with the strength and conditioning staff to develop and condition student-athletes. Work collaboratively with training staff, academic resource personnel and compliance staff.Proven ability to recruit high caliber student-athletes with an emphasis on the urban setting and the University's strong academic standards reflected in its Carnegie I profile, specializes in Throws recruiting.Demonstrate good judgment in advising and counseling student athletes including working with the department's academic services unit to graduate student-athletes. Adheres to the NCAA and Conference legislative/interpretative requirements and understands which reflects strong ethical conduct and control. Maintain a positive and informed approach with the athletic department's many internal complimentary services including: academic support, development, strength and conditioning, training staff and sport coordinator. Expected to be actively part the unit's head coaching leadership profile. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years job-related experience.Under the NCAA Bylaw 11.1.6 Sports-Safety Training, each head coach and all other coaches who are employed full-time at an institution shall maintain current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use.
Internal Number: 76_207155
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.