Head Cross Country Coach, Assistant Track and Field Coach

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

We are one growing team with one powerful goal — and as a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. That is why we’re committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all our employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Together, we will shape the future of education by transforming lives beginning with yours.

This position is based in the following office location:

Manchester, NH

The Opportunity

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), a NCAA DII institution and proud member of the Northeast-10 Conference, is excited to invite applications for the position of Head Cross-Country Coach / Assistant Track & Field Coach. You will report to the Director of Cross-Country and Track and Field, contributing their expertise to lead the Men and Women's Cross-Country teams and the Women's Track & Field mid-distance/distance student-athletes (please note that men's track and field is not sponsored at SNHU). #LI-Onsite

In this Role You'll Get To:

  • Lead the assessment, identification, and recruitment of qualified student-athletes while collaborating with admissions and financial aid.
  • Maintain a year-round schedule, covering individual meetings, workouts, pre-season, post-season, in-season, and off-season training programs.
  • Oversee summer program workouts for men and women's distance student-athletes.
  • Maintain the cross-country roster size as established by the Director of XC/TF.
  • Manage the budget and travel arrangements with the Director of XC/TF.
  • Help us engage prospective student-athletes and alumni through several social media platforms.
  • Maintain memberships and active participation in athletic conferences, sports associations, and affiliations.
  • Provide mentorship and support for student-athletes, focusing on their academic, athletic, and personal development.
  • Ensure compliance with all NCAA, NE10 Conference, and SNHU policies and regulations.

What we're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ year experience with collegiate running teams or with women's distance running and training.
  • 1+ years experience coaching students or teams.
  • USTFCCCA or USATF coaching certifications are a plus.
  • Hold a valid driver's license and be insured by the university's auto insurance carrier.
  • Be able to drive and transport student-athletes to and from practice or competitions.

Work Hours:

This is a 12-month position, and it requires travel and variable hours, including nights and weekends.

Thinking about the job, but not sure you should apply? We still want to hear from you.

We recognize that not everyone enters the world of work with the same advantage, opportunity, and privilege. This is why your skills and experiences are important to us. Take the leap and apply, you just might be the person we are looking for!

Are Benefits Important to You?

We offer exceptional benefits, many available starting on the first day of employment:

Anthem BlueCross affordable, low-deductible Medical insurance available on day one

Low to no-cost Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options

5 weeks of Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day one & Paid Holidays

A Retirement Plan with a 9% Employer Funded annual contribution

Tuition Benefits with family offerings

Who Are We?

SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners. By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we’ll shape the future of education by transforming lives—beginning with yours.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Please note that a background check is required for employment.