Coaching Intern - Track and Field
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Non Exempt (hourly)
Hours Per Week:
25 not to exceed 998 hours per year
Other (benefits ineligible)
Qualifies for relocation reimbursement:
Connecticut College, a highly selective private liberal arts college in New London, Connecticut and a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is conducting a regional search for a Coaching Intern Track and Field. This position is an academic year (35 week), part time (25 hours) term appointment with possibility of renewal. Compensation in addition to pay includes a limited College meal plan, and the opportunity to enroll in up to three courses at Connecticut College per semester at no charge if accepted as a Special Day Student.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
The Coaching Intern Track and Field will assist assist the head coach of mens and womens track & field with coaching/teaching during workout sessions, in-meet coaching and pre-meet preparation, student-athlete counseling sessions (academic progress, social parameters, role on team, skill/strategy development), recruitment, and operations management. The Coaching Intern will assist in coaching/teaching, including development of workout plans, teaching of skills and team concept to workout sessions, assist head coach in executing recruitment plan including hosting on-campus visits, development of prospect data base, frequent communication with prospects through e-mail, phone, and text messaging. Additionally the Coaching Intern will assist in daily program operations including communication with team on workout times, away game departure times, meeting times, coordinate team operations, coordinate travel plan- bus departure times, team meals, hotel room assignments, coordinate home meet preparations. The Coaching Intern will adhere to all NCAA, NESCAC, and College regulations and represent the institution with the highest professionalism.
Bachelor's degree and two years of track & field coaching experience preferably at the collegiate level and/or three years of collegiate track & field competition experience. Knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules; demonstrated leadership experience and effective communication skills; highest ethical standards regarding sportsmanship, integrity, and professionalism; must be a team player and have strong interpersonal skills in dealing with current and recruited collegiate athletes.
Cover Letter, Resume
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check will be conducted on the selected applicant.
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