The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Athletic Department is seeking applicants for an Assistant Track & Field/Cross Country Coach. This is a full-time (92%), benefitted position starting August, 2013.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Minimum of 2 years previous coaching on the college level beyond a Graduate Assistant/Volunteer coaching position. National Coaching certificate a plus. Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple tasks. Excellent written and oral skills, knowledge of computer applications, organizational abilities, event/meet management, fund raising and recruiting ability. Must be able to work weekends/evenings and travel.
Will serve as recruiting coordinator and handle major administrative responsibilities including meet management, budget management, coordinate fund raising activities, travel etc. Event coaching responsibilities will be determined based on area of expertise or experience. Other duties as assigned to support the mission of the Athletic Department.
Qualified applicants are required to electronically submit:
- A letter of application addressing each of the qualifications required for the position;
- A current resume;
- A separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrating a commitment to addresses issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and
- A list of three references (name, address and telephone number).
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Applications must be submitted electronically by July 10, 2013, via the online application system.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/university/documents/student_policies/safety.html#crime_statistics. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.