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Asst Coach-CC/Track&Field - Distance (Contract)

Posted: 12/28/2022

Asst Coach-CC/Track&Field - Distance (Contract)


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Asst Coach-CC/Track&Field - Distance (Contract)


WORK LOCATION: Grand Rapids - Lettinga Campus


DEPARTMENT: Athletics-Coaches




TARGET HIRING RANGE: Actual pay offered will be commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience, and pay equity both internal and external.




This position has responsibilities that include assistant coaching, practice planning and recruitment. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, and values which include diversity, equity, and inclusion.




• Assist the Head Coach in providing instruction to student athletes regarding the specific skills needed to play the sport, to build and inspire great teamwork, and for their own character development.

• Assist in the planning, organization, and implementation of inter-collegiate games and practices.

• Assist the head coach to build a cohesive and competitive program.

• Assist supervisor in the monitoring of the student athletes academic performance.

• Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.

• Understand and abide by universal standards of confidentiality and ethical decision-making.

• Responsible for assisting the head coach with recruiting of student athletes.

• Responsible for taking a leadership role in the athletic program.

• Assist Athletic Department in athletic issues as needed.

• Understand and abide by all external and internal regulations and policies. This includes NCAA, GLIAC and national affiliations associated within athletics or other role specific regulations.

• Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers.

• Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values.

• Perform other duties as assigned.




• High School diploma required, Bachelor's degree preferred.

• Minimum one to three years of advanced coaching experience. College coaching experience preferred.

• Ability to work independently without direct supervision.

• Strong service-oriented skills and the ability to have an exceptional customer service attitude.

• Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems.

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.

• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.




As a part-time team member, you will be eligible for a robust array of benefits that include 403(b) with 10% employer contribution, tuition remission, generous paid-time-off, flexible work arrangements, professional development opportunities and more!


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