Human Resources

Assistant Track and Field Coach-Recruiting Coordinator

Position Summary - Alma College is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) and the NCAA Division Ill. The position will assist with all daily aspects of the sport and will participate as an active member of the Athletics Department.

Position Duration — 12-month full-time position

Supervision Received— This position reports to the Head Track and Field Coach.

Essential Functions:
•Coaching and training Alma College student-athletes, developing and
conducting workout schedules.
•Commit to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set
forth for the team, College, the MIAA, and the NCAA with the utmost
•Work closely with fellow coaches to develop recruiting strategies and a
pool of admissible prospects.
•Oversee recruitment operations, including but not limited to front rush
management, visit management, and outreach.
•Maintain good relations with parents of prospective and current
•Responsible for helping with the administration and set up of the Scottie
Classic Track and Field Meet in the spring as well as any MIAA events
that may be a part of our rotation or high school events that may occur
using our campus facilities.
•Help with retention of current student-athletes, monitoring grades and
academic progress.
•Develop student athletes to be contributing members to the campus
community and the community at large.
•Help make travel arrangements for the team.
•Cooperate with athletic training staff, maintenance staff, transportation
staff and others who are involved in supporting the athletic program.
•Work cooperatively with personnel in athletic department, attend
department meetings and activities, and always represents the college
positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school, and
club coaches, media and general public.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors’ degree in a related field required.
• Experience coaching track and field.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
• Ability to analyze data and clearly communicate findings to internal and external
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Good organizational and analytical skills.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be physically able to lead practices program.
• Position requires working weekday evenings and weekends as well as some
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to
walk or sit for long periods of times.

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit an Alma College Application, letter of interest, a current resume and the name, address, email, and phone number of three professional references to Sarah Dehring, Athletic Director at
Applications accepted until position is filled. For an Alma College application please go to:

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduate and graduate students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa
institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

*Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Story published on November 04, 2022