Lewis-Clark State College
  • 13-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Athletics
  • 43000-46207
  • Salary
  • Full Time

93 percent employer paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for employees and dependents; Generous tuition discount which includes $5 per credit for employees and spouses, as well as 50 percent off of tuition for dependent children up to age 26; 12 days sick leave and up to 4 weeks vacation leave per year; 12 paid holidays; 8 weeks paid parental leave; A generously matched retirement; A free onsite fitness facility with a strong wellness program that allows LC State employees to live healthy, balanced lives; and more. Join the LC State community today!


LC State invites applications for the position of Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach.

Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications: $43,000 - $46,207

Degree Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of NAIA or NCAA rules and regulations.
  • 3 years of Collegiate coaching experience or 5 years of high school coaching experience in the sport of track and field.
  • Experience coaching short sprints, long sprints, hurdles and relays.
  • Outstanding skills in communication and organization.
  • Ability to multitask effectively; demonstrates sound judgment and decision-making; is an effective problem solver and effectively communicates verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to travel and work nights and weekends and extended periods of time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related field from accredited college or university.
  • Experience coaching horizontal jumps, vertical jumps and pole vault.
  • Experience with event timing as related to cross country and/or Track and field using IPICO and related sport specific software.
  • Experience in fundraising and marketing activities including but not limited to fun runs, sales, camps and clinics.
  • USA Track & Field and/or USTFCCCA Coaching certifications.

Responsibilities:

• Evaluate and recruit prospective student-athletes to LCSC by identifying academically qualified and athletically talented prospective student-athletes, communicating and building relationships with prospects, prospect parents, and prospect coaches. Encouraging prospect application and matriculation.
• Coordinate campus recruiting visits. Instruct team members, individually and in groups, in sport-related skills and techniques, particularly in skills and events as assigned by the Head Coach.
• Assist in planning and implementing of all aspects of the track and field program, including team organization and composition, athlete selection and evaluation, practice planning and supervision, and competition planning, scouting and strategy.
• Participate directly and/or advise the Head Coach on matters related to team discipline, athlete counseling, etc., requiring discretion, sound decision-making and independent judgment.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or supervising athletic administrator.
• Organize, market, and coach at youth camps, youth clinics, and other camps as needed.
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Application Procedure: Please upload all of the following documents, or your application may not be considered for review:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information or Letters for three (3) Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts requested upon hire)

This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before October 1, 2022 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check and may also be subject to an education verification. LC State is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

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