State University of New York at Oswego — Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach

The Department of Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a part time, term position.

Posting Date: December 11, 2019

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/UUPPTbenefitsummary-Nov-2019.pdf  or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/

Date of Appointment:  As soon as possible

Description of Responsibilities:
The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach will assist in all aspects of a competitive Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field program including recruiting, program administration, and coaching all throwing events.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Organizing, scheduling, and conducting practices and competitions.
  • Managing a budget and fundraising for the program.
  • Ensuring program compliance with all college, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Assisting with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home meet management, monitoring academic progress of students, roster management, collaborating with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment, and providing the Sports Information staff with appropriate information for publications and press releases.

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego’s Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/). As such, the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree at time of application
  • Previous collegiate track and field experience as an athlete or coach (throwing events)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong working knowledge of the sport’s skills and training methods
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion within the team and athletic department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • USTFCCCA and/or USATF certification

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications including how you see yourself contributing to diversity, inclusion and equity in this position or at SUNY, resume, copies of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references to:
https://oswego.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=118957

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:
Eric Summers, Search Committee Chair
315-312-3303
eric.summers@oswego.edu 

Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment. 

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The Oswego State athletics department sponsors 24 intercollegiate varsity sports as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), the Empire 8 (Men’s Golf), and the ECWC (Men’s Wrestling).

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/non-discrimination-policy

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. 

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.   

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery):  https://www.oswego.edu/police/annual-report.

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov. 

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