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

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID#  1557.  Unclassified - FT

To assist in the administration of a Division I program in the sport of Men’s & Women's 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 track and field programs by:
  • Assist in the recruitment of all prospective student-athletes for the track & field program
  • Coach, mentor and instruct athletes in the sprints, hurdles, jumps and other duties as qualifications allow
  • Assist in coordinating and supervising all daily practices
  • Coordinate and supervise the fall track and field program under the supervision of the Director of CC/Track & Field
  • Assist in developing competitive schedule
  • Coordinate, supervise, and conduct the selection of officials for all home cross country and track meets
  • Coordinate all home meets
  • Assist with all contacts of Miami University cross country/track and field alumni and parents of past and present team members
  • Arrange transportation and lodging for all away meets
  • Perform other coaching functions and duties as assigned by the Director
  • Assist the Director in conducting the men’s & women's 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 and/or athletic administration.  

Minimum Qualifications

1.  Bachelor’s degree

2.  1-3 years DI, DII, or DIII collegiate coaching experience in sprints, hurdles, and jumps

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
  • Assistant Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • 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
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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