Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country Coach (Part-Time)
Warner Pacific University
June 8, 2018
Higher Education Institution
Warner Pacific University’s Mission: Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, liberal arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.
Warner Pacific University’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific University is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Summary Description: The Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country Coach is a ten-month part-time, benefit eligible position, reporting to the Director of Athletics. The Head Coach is responsible for administering the sport in the best interest of the University, in concurrence with the policies and regulations approved by the Board of Trustees and the practices and procedures of the University administration, as well as the Cascade Collegiate Conference and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) rules and regulations.
Manages and directs all aspects of the program.
Recruits student-athletes by following University and NAIA policies and meets University goals for roster size.
Maintains recruiting reporting with Athletics administration in a complete and timely manner.
Recruits and hires assistant coaches.
Creates practice plans and executes accordingly.
Maintains budget operations and follows expenditure procedures.
Coordinates fundraising efforts and follows University and departmental policies.
Coordinates team travel arrangements including reservation of vehicles, lodging, and meals with Athletics administration.
Builds and maintains good relationships with practice facility partners.
Monitors academic progress of student-athletes.
Establishes public relations efforts of the program.
Coordinates team community service activities.
Demonstrates interest in/aptitude for good sportsmanship, maintaining poise/self-control, teaching team to play hard yet fairly.
Serves as a welcoming host to visiting teams, coaches, officials, and spectators.
Disciplines student-athletes when necessary and communicates any community standards violations to Student Rights and Responsibilities personnel.
Ensures student-athletes practice good sportsmanship and abide by team/departmental policies.
Ensures knowledge and compliance of current University, Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), and NAIA policies and procedures.
Responsible for working with Athletics administration for meet management.
Follows departmental and University policies and procedures in regards to expenditures
Responsible for inventory of University-owned equipment and uniforms.
Orders equipment and supplies following proper procedure.
Works closely with Sports Information Director for meet management, results, releases, recommendations of student-athletes for awards and special recognition.
Works closely with Director of Athletics on all eligibility and compliance issues.
Responsible to report any potential NAIA violations directly to the Athletic Director.
Works closely with Athletic Training office for ongoing care, strength & conditioning, and injury prevention of student-athletes.
Successfully completes NAIA’s Character-Driven Coaches course within 90 days of starting position.
Contributes to the support and implementation of the University Strategic Plan.
Adheres to University policies and procedures.
Participates in USATF and Warner Pacific University professional development opportunities when appropriate.
Demonstrate commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the University and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
Exhibit commitment to inclusiveness and sensitivity in areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender, and disabilities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Coaching experience in a high school or collegiate environment
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written communication
Ability to travel 50-75% during the season
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity
Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently
Ability to multi-task with accuracy and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to adapt and work effectively in a varied-paced or fast-paced environment
Head or Assistant coaching experience in a collegiate environment
Experience recruiting student-athletes
USATF Coaching Education Level 1 or higher
Warner Pacific University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. We, therefore, encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our University. Warner Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
To Apply: In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at ww.warnerpacific.edu/jobs. Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application, and submit the following: 1. Resume 2. Cover letter with names/contact information for three professional references
About Warner Pacific University
Warner Pacific University is a Christ-centered urban liberal arts university dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world.
The University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. We, therefore, encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Warner Pacific provides equal opportunity for employment and advancement for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status and any other status protected by laws and regulations to which Warner Pacific is subject. All employment decisions, including hiring, promotions, compensation, benefits, transfers, and terminations are made in a manner that does not discriminate against individuals in the categories discussed above. Because Warner Pacific is a Christian liberal arts university, the university exercises its legal right to hire Christian employees to fulfill its mission and purpose.