Assistant Track and Field Coach

Cornell College invites applications for a part-time assistant track and field coach. The assistant coach will assist the head coach with all aspects of the program. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coaching and developing student athletes athletically and assisting in their personal growth as young people, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, designing and implementing training, home meet and equipment management, travel planning, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach. The successful candidate will have coaching/athletic experience in some or all of the following events: hurdles, high jump, pole vault, and multi-events. A bachelor’s degree is required; experience in coaching at the college level is preferred. The successful candidate will have solid knowledge of the sport, be qualified to work with male or female athletes, be eager to learn and assist with all aspects of coaching, have strong people skills, be dedicated to enriching the experience of the student-athlete, and be committed to the development and success of the track and field program.

Cornell College: Cornell College is a nationally ranked, highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college of 1,200 students distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. One Course At A Time offers unparalleled academic rigor and focus, flexibility for experiential study, and highly personalized mentoring—attracting a diverse student body that is intellectually curious, academically motivated, adventurous, and passionate. Cornell is one of 40 colleges featured in “Colleges That Change Lives,” was identified by the New York Times as one of 20 "stealth powerhouse" colleges, and is one of only 270 colleges in the United States to host an active chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell was the first campus named entirely to the National Historic Register. It is located in the picturesque town of Mount Vernon, Iowa– a town distinguished by its vibrant local art scene and recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns.”

Send resume, letter of application, and contact information for three references to:

Vickie Farmer, Director of Human Resources

Email (preferred):

Mail:   Cornell College
           Attn: Human Resources
           600 First Street SW
           Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act and participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility.