Buena Vista University, a NCAA Division III institution and a member of American Rivers Conference (A-R-C), is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Track and Field and Cross Country Coach. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all aspects of daily operations of the men’s and women’s intercollegiate track and field/cross country programs, specifically recruiting student-athletes, supporting student-athletes throughout their collegiate careers, assisting with meet management, helping to develop and maintain alumni relations, establishing civic engagement opportunities in the community, and fundraising. There is particular need for this assistant coach to emphasize on distance training. Also, as a member of the athletics department there may be other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics. A bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree in health, exercise science or a related field is preferred.
A background check will be completed on the final candidate.
About Buena Vista University
Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa is a regionally acclaimed four-year university providing a comprehensive curricular and co-curricular experience for its student body that relentlessly focuses on learning through innovative and imaginative programs. With an enrollment of 800 full-time residential students, the school is located on the shores of Storm Lake in the ethnically diverse community.
Buena Vista literally means “Beautiful View.” It offers an inspiring, lakeside setting in which to learn and create new and long-lasting friendships. Nearly half of residential students participate in more than 20 athletic teams, while even more join dozens of student-led organizations, fellowship groups, and become engaged in the local community. Storm Lake’s downtown area—just a few blocks from campus—is bustling with new businesses, tasty restaurants, and shopping. The lake offers locals and visitors the opportunity to enjoy miles of bike trails, water sports, incredible fishing, and a waterpark resort unlike any other in the state. Lakeside concerts and events, golf courses, community organizations, and K-12 activities keep residents entertained all year long.
BVU Benefit... Highlights
-Market competitive salaries
-Excellent health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options
-Employer contribution into retirement plan
-Generous paid vacation
-Undergraduate degree tuition grant and tuition exchange opportunities for employees and dependents
-Master’s Degree tuition grant for employees