The Director of Track & Field and Cross Country is responsible for all phases of both programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the planning, development, and implementation of activities in the following areas: planning and supervision of team practices and contests; scheduling meets and planning the spring trip; management of budget; control of equipment and supplies; and recruiting, retention, and advisement of student-athletes. The Director is accountable for modeling a professional demeanor as is inherent in higher education and athletics as well as for mentoring student-athletes. This position is responsible for ensuring that all Track & Field and Cross-Country activities support the mission of the College and are in compliance with all College, Ivy League, and NCAA rules and policies.
Strong knowledge of track & field/distance training programs, skills and strategies, particularly in the distance events.
Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to recruit effectively with no athletic grants and highly selective admissions standards.
Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Six years competitive experience and/or coaching track & field at the collegiate level.
Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
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