Cornell College
  • 16-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

full-time benefits package


Cornell College, a residential liberal arts college, and a member of the Midwest Conference of the NCAA Division III located in Mount Vernon, IA, is seeking applications for an assistant coach - track & field sprints, jumps, & hurdles event coach.

This individual will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the program including but not limited to:

  • coaching and developing student-athletes athletically and assisting in their personal growth as young people;
  • recruitment of qualified student-athletes;
  • designing and implementing training;
  • home meet and equipment management;
  • travel planning;
  • other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach

This is a 12-month, full-time benefits-eligible appointment.

Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Qualifications

A bachelor's degree is required; experience in coaching at the college level is preferred. The successful candidate will have a solid knowledge of the sport, be eager to learn and assist with all aspects of coaching, have strong people skills, be dedicated to enriching the experience of the student-athlete, and be committed to the development and success of the cross country and track & field program. A valid driver's license is required.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of at least three professional references through Cornell College's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires the satisfactory completion of a background check.

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