Assistant Coach Track & Field - Throws

Fargo, ND
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Jun 09, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Description & Details:

Under the cooperative direction of the Director of Men's and Women's Track & Field, the essential functions and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: assisting in the recruitment of qualified student-athletes; organizing and planning practice, communicating with strength and conditioning staff and writing strength and conditioning program for team members; assisting with equipment ordering, scheduling, meet management, and other duties as assigned. Complying with NCAA, Summit League and University rules and regulations. Primary coaching emphasis is on throwing events.


Assist in the recruitment of qualified student-athletes.

Organize and plan practices.

Communicate with Strength and Conditioning staff.

Develop strength and conditioning program for team members.

Assist with the ordering of equipment.

Assist with scheduling.

Assist with meet management.

Other duties as assigned by the Director of Men's and Women's Track & Field

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree.

Strong background in intercollegiate track & field with a skill analysis and technique emphasis in the throwing events.

Strong background in strength and conditioning.

Thorough knowledge, understanding, experience and commitment to NCAA compliance.

Evidence of ability to interact positively with student-athletes, parents, colleagues and the public.

Evidence of strong organizational skills.

Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated professional behavior.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of successful participation as an athlete.

Evidence of successful experience coaching in a highly competitive intercollegiate Division I program.

Applicant Materials Required:

Formal letter of application (cover letter)


Names and telephone numbers of three professional references in a separate document attached

Screening will begin 6/22/21


NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

Land Acknowledgement

We collectively acknowledge that we gather at NDSU, a land grant institution, on the traditional lands of the Oceti Sakowin (Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda) and Anishinaabe Peoples in addition to many diverse Indigenous Peoples still connected to these lands. We honor with gratitude Mother Earth and the Indigenous Peoples who have walked with her throughout generations. We will continue to learn how to live in unity with Mother Earth and build strong, mutually beneficial, trusting relationships with Indigenous Peoples of our region.

Additional Information

No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. ยง 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

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