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Category

Part Time

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this position is June 21, 2024.

Department

Athletic Program

Contact

William (Bill) Kelvey – bkelvey@carrollcc.edu

Salary

$6500 for Part-Time, Seasonal (Aug 1 – May 31), 20 hours per week during spring track season (Jan – May).

Description

Department:   Athletic Program

Pay Grade:     N/A – Seasonal

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

The main responsibility of the head coach is recruiting and maintaining a roster of eligible student athletes for the men’s and women’s track and field program which requires relationship building through the county high schools to reach coaches, students, and parents. Also responsible for supporting the mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities of the college. This position will assist in developing strategies to implement and grow the track and field program. This position reports to the Athletic Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop strategies to recruit student athletes including building relationships with high school coaches, attending high school and county meets, as well as events such as open houses, etc.
  • Learn the NJCAA eligibility requirements for student athletes
  • Develop the Meet Schedule in consultation with the Athletic Director
  • Hold organizational team meetings
  • Develop regular practice schedule and organize practice time to develop to provide both individual and team development
  • Work with the Athletic Director and/or Athletic Trainer in scheduling facilities/venues for practices and competitions
  • Assist in recruiting and supervising assistant coaches
  • Coach and instruct students, individually or in groups, regarding rules, regulations, equipment and techniques of the sport
  • Observe students during competition and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement
  • Maintain standards of student athlete behavior and provides supervision of the athletes at all times
  • Monitor the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met; and encourages student athletes to maintain a high academic standard
  • Follow established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury
  • Follow state, regional, local and college regulations governing the athletic program
  • Model good sportsmanship behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards students, officials and spectators
  • Follow established procedures for the proper care , maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies and uniforms
  • Attend staff development and/or other professional activities to improve coaching performance
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One year’s experience coaching at the high school or college level
    • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree
  • Supervisory experience
  • Effective coaching techniques and skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with college staff and student athletes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years’ experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is normally light work requiring exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual acuity – Ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand, and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e., keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk – Able to move or traverse from one area to another. The ability to stand for long periods of time and to lift/move equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

College campus, outdoor track venues, athletic training facility; travel to meets and/or as required for recruiting student athletes. Part-Time, Seasonal (Aug 1 – May 31), 20 hours per week during spring track season.

College campus, direct contact with diverse students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms. Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing with some highly technical applications, complex software and new technology systems; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations and College policies; and observance of traffic laws when/if driving College vehicles.

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Directions to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a resume emailed to bkelvey@carrollcc.edu

The application deadline for this position is June 21, 2024.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process

Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.