POSITION’S ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Coaching/Teaching (60%) •Instruct, teach and coach student-athletes during practice and competition. •Plan practice and/or race day strategy for student-athletes in several events, either throws or distance. •Effectively use fiscal resources to coordinate team travel and recruiting. •Oversee and handles study hall hours and participation. •Recruiting (35%) •Identify, evaluate and recruit potential team members to KWU, recording transactions in FrontRush or similar university provided recruiting software. •Retain current KWU students as team members •Ensure that program meets annual squad size number •Ensure program recruiting activities adhere to University and NAIA Policies and Procedures POSITION’S OTHER DUTIES (5%): •Develop a network of high school and/or college coaches that can assist in the recruiting process. •Perform other duties as assigned by the position’s supervisor. POSITION’S PERFORMANCE MEASURES AND STANDARDS: This section lists the specific performance measures and standards (goals) upon which this position’s performance will be evaluated. Actual performance standards (goals) for each performance measure will be set in consultation with the position holder. •Recruiting – making the assigned number of recruiting contacts and recruiting the assigned number of students for the following year. •Position Coaching – ranking in the top half of the KCAC in key statistical measures for that position. •Student-Athlete Welfare – developing a mentoring relationship with at least 20 members of the track & field program.
About Kansas Wesleyan Unveristy
Situated on 28 beautiful acres in Salina, Kansas, Kansas Wesleyan University is a Methodist-affiliated liberal arts university, offering a high-quality education that prepares students for the workforce or graduate school. KWU’s close-knit community of faculty and staff are passionately student-centered and contribute to the education of KWU students as mentors, student job supervisors, advisors, and coaches. Located in Salina, Kansas—the retail hub of north-central Kansas—KWU offers employees a peaceful, community atmosphere in which to work. Salina, Kansas has a population of about 50,000, is a diversified economy and has garnered national attention for its quality of life and for being a great place to raise a family.