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Employer: Garden City Community College
Job Title: Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Plan, develop and directs strategy for recruiting, counseling and coaching student athletes in the cross country/track and field program. Directs the conditioning of student athletes to achieve maximum athletic performance, assesses players' skills and assigns team positions, evaluates own and opposition team capabilities to determine game strategy, and coaches or directs coaches to instruct players in techniques of game.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Overall administration and organization of this athletic program. General organization of all practices. Administrative duties such as budgets, purchase orders, trip requests and travel coordination.
  • Recruitment of in state and out of state athletes. Advising, retention and counseling of current student athletes.
  • Promote college in positive light. Promote student academic and athletic success.
  • Monitor and report student athlete atttendance and grades to ensure compliance with eligibility policy and student success to graduation.
  • Responsible for community relations including planning and implementing projects such as fundraising.
  • Responsible for the purchase of equipment including equipment bidding and purchasing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  1. To understand policies and procedures, rules, code of conduct and eligibility requirements of national and state athletic associations. (NJCAA/KJCCC)
  2. To adhere to community life, national athletic association and state standards.
  3. To demonstrate leadership on our campus through the recruitment and development of athletic teams.
  4. To manage within budgetary guidelines.
  5. To adhere to a strong sense of public perception/GCCC and the City of Garden City.

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: Two years to five years of similar or related experience.

Education: A Bachelor's degree.

Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job and a high level of interpersonal skills is critical to the success of this position. Work frequently involves contacts requiring considerable discussion of problems, material presentations, and resolving issues impacting departments or divisions.

Other Skills: BS Degree in physical education, recreation, health or related field or equivilent plus 4-5 years experience with college level program or as a high school head coach. Experience in an academic discipline or higher education, and two years recruiting background desired. Must have knowledge of national rules and regulations. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Ability to maintain confidential information in professional manner required. Ability to recruit off campus and to lead and supervise players and coaches. The ability to get along with a wide variety of people in various situations. Computer proficiency necessary (Microsoft Office preferred).

Physical Requirements: Work requires moderate physical exertion and long periods of standing, walking, riding in bus or vehicle, some recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities. Job may require occasional lifting of heavy objects (over 50 pounds). Job requires above average agility and dexterity.

Work Environment: Occasional exposure to objectional conditions or variations such as those found in variable weather conditions.

To complete the application process, candidates must submit:

  1. Application letter expressing interest in position.
  2. Personal resume
  3. Fill out online application at www.hrepartners.com. Please submit supporting documents to hr@gcccks.edu.
  4. Copy of college transcripts and appropriate certificates
  5. Up to three current letters of recommendation submitted directly to the office of Human Resources by the individual providing the reference


Human Resources Office
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-0362; FAX (620) 276-9573
E-mail: hr@gcccks.edu

Equal Opportunity

Garden City Community College does not discriminate against applicants, employees or students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit reasons, or handicap, nor will sexual harassment be tolerated, in its employment practices and/or educational programs or activities. Those concerned about the above should contact Human Resources, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9574.

ADA/Equal Access

Garden City Community College is complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and is committed to equal and reasonable access to facilities and programs for all employees, students and visitors. Those with ADA concerns, or who need special accommodations, should contact Coordinator of Accommodations, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9638.


Vacancy Number: 0612019

Open Date: 6/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: