Duties: day-to-day coaching of student athletes and individual skill instruction; recruiting athletic and academically sound, competitive student-athletes that can compete on the NCAA Division II level; establishing a strong working relationship with the University and surrounding community; follow NCAA, Great American Conference and University rules and regulations; assist with pre-meet preparations to include travel arrangements and player accommodations; assist in community and public relations, promotion of teams within the community, oversight of local practice facilities as well as serving as a positive role model for student-athletes and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in related field; evidence of successful experience in coaching; record of success in collegiate and/or interscholastic track coaching/competing; effective communication, excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail; interpersonal skills and commitment to total success of students. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for five (5) persons who may be contacted as references to: The Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University 100 E. University 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753 or HR@saumag.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, review begins immediately. Applicants must show proof of U.S. employment eligibility. Non-listed references may be contacted. SAU is an AA/EEO and encourages applications from women and underrepresented populations.