Assistant Men's and Women's Cross Country, Track and Field Coach - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1306 - Unclassified - FT

To assist in the administration of a Division I program in the sport of Men’s & Women's Cross Country/Track and Field consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference). 

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


  • Participate in the administration of the cross country/track and field programs as follows:  Assist in the recruitment of all prospective student-athletes; Coach, mentor, and instruct athletes in the middle distance and distance events, including cross country; Assist the Director of CC/Track & Field in coordinating and supervising all daily practices; Assist in administrative duties for the program as assigned by the Director; Assist in developing competitive schedules; Assist with all contacts of Miami University cross country/track and field alumni and parents of past and present team members; Assist in organizing and implementing all home meets and alumni events; & Perform other coaching functions and duties as assigned by the Director of CC/Track & Field
  • Assist the Director of CC/Track & Field in conducting the cross country/track & field programs in accordance with all NCAA, Mid-American Conference and university rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA Certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA regulations
  • Participate in departmental activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled meetings
  • Serve as liaison to academic advisors, trainers and strength & conditioning staff
  • Market the program through public speaking assignments and community service projects
  • Participate in activities as requested by the Red and White Club
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of CC/Track & Field and/or athletic administration.  

Minimum Qualifications

1.  Bachelor’s degree

2.  1-3 years DI or DII or DIII collegiate coaching experience in distance; middle distance

3.  Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations  

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
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  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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