This is a part-time position that reports to the Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Coach and is responsible to assist in all phases of the University’s track and field program. This position is primarily responsible to coach and recruit vertical/horizontal jumps student athletes and promote sportsmanship in all phases of a successful intercollegiate track and field program.
1. Effectively assist in coaching a competitive DI track and field program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, Northeast Conference, and institutional rules and regulations; 2. Effectively conduct and develop training sessions for vertical/horizontal jumps student-athletes. 3. Effectively promote Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students and assist in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the athletic program. 4. Ensure that student athletes associated with the Track and Field program are eligible under NCAA and Northeast Conference regulations; 5. Assisting the Director in developing and implementing clinic(s) and summer camp(s), 6. Effectively monitoring student athlete academic progress; referring or counseling where appropriate; 7. Establishing and maintaining a professional demeanor with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the community and the media; 8. Share the Bryant vision, and promote public awareness of Bryant University, its cross country/track and field program, athletics, and academics with emphasis on public relations. Participate enthusiastically in fundraising efforts; 9. Other duties as assigned
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.
This position is filled best by an individual with an undergraduate degree and related collegiate Track and Field experience including successful recruiting, coaching and administering a track and field program. Special considerations will be given to applicants to experience coaching the horizontal/vertical jumps and/or sprints. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills; experience motivating and supervising student athletes, and a thorough understanding of and experience with NCAA and Northeast Conference rules and regulations. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background and division of motor vehicles check. This position has non-standard hours.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.