Job Title: DIRECTOR TRACK AND FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY
Springfield, MO United States
Education, Sports and Recreation, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
DIRECTOR TRACK AND FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY
Missouri State University is accepting applications for the position of DIRECTOR TRACK AND FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY. Responsibilities: The Director, Track and Field and Cross Country is responsible for the management and administration of all activities related to track and field and cross country and exercises direct supervision of recruiting, training, and coaching student-athletes participating in both sports. The Director, Track and Field and Cross Country is fully responsible for compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations as well as conference rules and University policies governing intercollegiate athletics.
Qualifications & Requirements Description of Primary Duties
Coaches the track and field program and cross country, ensuring that both programs achieve the parallel goals of development of a quality, competitive athletics program and support of the individual educational goals of student-athletes by engendering a coaching philosophy which promotes those goals and establishes an environment conducive to both.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
Education: A Bachelorís degree is required; a Masterís degree is preferred.
Experience: At least three years of experience in coaching Division I track and field or cross country is required. Demonstrated knowledge of MVC and NCAA rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility and related functions is required. Experience in administrative functions, budgeting, fund-raising, promotional activities and public relations is required.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Management and organizational skills are required. A demonstrated commitment to the academic success of student-athletes is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
For required qualifications and application procedures: https://jobs.missouristate.edu or call (417) 836-4683. Pay Grade: Unclassified. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. EO/AA/M/F/VETERANS/DISABILITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION/GENDER IDENTITY EMPLOYER AND INSTITUTION.
Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Our purpose is to develop fully educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.
Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, JillPatterson@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, email@example.com, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)