Classified - Assistant Coach Track and Field, Athletics Department

Code: 065 Posted: 09/04/2014

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Athletics

Position Location: Southeastern wi

The Athletics Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applicants for an Assistant Coach. This position is a full-time, entry-level, 12 month appointment.

Responsibilities

The Assistant Coach, under the direction of the Head Coach, will be involved in all elements included conducting and intercollegiate track and field program. This entry level position will be responsible for teaching fundamental skills, techniques and strategies; recruiting; monitoring student –athlete academic progress; community engagement and fundraising. Under the direction of the Head Coach, this position will be focused on recruiting and coaching the sprints, short relays, hurdles and jumps.

This position requires the ability to travel and work extended hours on nights and weekends during the cross country and track seasons.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a competitive collegiate track & field athlete or graduate assistant coach of relevant areas

  • Strong communication, leadership and computer skills

  • Valid driver license

University and Community: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.

Salary:Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.

Review of Applications: Applications received by September 12, 2014 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: go to http://my.wisconsin.edu

Click UW Careers for job listings. Then click "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login."

If you have questions about how to apply from the Self Service Careers site, please go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544.

Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included:

  • Cover Letter addressing required qualifications

  • Current Resume

  • Names and contact information for 3 references

  • Copies of academic transcripts (may be unofficial)

If you have application questions call or email:

 

Contact Name: Nancy Franzen

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2245

Contact Email: franzen@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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