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Job Description

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field. This position will be responsible for assisting in all phases of a Division I program, reporting to the Director of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and field.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Assist Head Coaches in all phases of the Cross Country/Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Programs
•Coaching at all practices and both home/away meets
•Conditioning and training of student athletes, with the ability to teach and coach fundamentals and advanced skills
•Recruiting and evaluating prospective student-athletes who best fit the University, including maintaining an efficient and effective tracking and evaluation system
•Assist with administrative duties, including coordinating travel and equipment
•Assist in home meet management
•Assist with academic supervision
•Assist with social media, public relations, and fundraising
•Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of and compliance with state and federal laws, university policies/regulations, conference rules/policies, and NCAA rules, and report to the Director of Athletics your knowledge of any violation of NCAA, conference and/or institutional rules
•Represent the University on a high professional level, with dignity, integrity, and strength of character. Respect the rights and dignity of each student-athlete, display sensitivity to diversity issues and work to create an inclusive and welcoming environment

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and relevant competition and/or coaching experience at the college level. Applicant must have strong communication and organizational skills, initiative and good judgement. Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules, ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test. Applicant also should be proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and have a valid driver’s license. Evening and weekend work will be expected. He or she must be able to successfully complete a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree preferred. A sense of humor.

Physical Demands
Salary Information

Non benefited position.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0080FY17
Open Date 06/15/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

A comprehensive land-, sea-, and space-grant university, UNH is the state’s flagship public university and is ideally located in the rural town of Durham, with ready access to the Maine and New Hampshire seacoasts, Boston, and the White Mountains. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and shared spirit of inquiry. UNH has just under 13,000 undergraduate students and 2,200 graduate students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents