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    MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
    CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION
    Job Title: HEAD CROSS COUNTRY/NORDIC SKI AND ASSISTANT TRACK
    AND FIELD COACH
    Department: ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
    Salary: $24,000
    Exempt (Y/N): YES
    Supervisor: ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
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    SUMMARY: Oversee the direction of the varsity Cross Country/Nordic Ski programs and assist track and field coach
    with distance events at the NCAA Division II level. Responsible for recruitment, scheduling, practice/event preparation,
    budget management, fund raising and promotion. Assist the Director in a leadership role to enhance the internal and
    external visibility and recognition of the Michigan Tech Cross Country and Nordic Ski programs. Work with Auxiliary
    Services to maintain the Nordic Ski trails.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
    Plan, organize and administer the university's varsity Cross Country/Nordic Ski programs.
    Assist track and field coach with distance events.
    Direct the recruitment of student athletes on a regional and national level.
    Develop and implement practice sessions and determine needs for individual and team improvement.
    Evaluate MTU and opposition team capabilities to determine race strategy and manage/prepare team for competition;
    determine strategy during events.
    Enhance and promote the internal and external visibility and recognition of the university and teams to alumni, and
    campus and off campus groups.
    Actively participate in fund raising activities.
    Provide necessary resources to monitor and promote the academic success of student athletes.
    Plan, develop, and administer budgets and budget reports.
    Work with Auxiliary Services personnel to maintain the Nordic Ski trails.
    Represent and act on behalf of the university.
    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Administrative supervision is exercised over support staff and student assistants. Carries out supervisory
    responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
    essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
    required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
    functions.
    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
    REQUIRED:
    Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable
    knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
    Experience participating in and/or coaching cross country/nordic skiing at the college level.
    Current or recent coaching experience.
    Experience using personal computers and basic software packages.
    DESIRABLE:
    Master’s degree.
    Athletic recruiting experience.
    Head coaching experience.
    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    REQUIRED:
    Superior communication, interpersonal, and public relations skills.
    Superior organizational and administrative skills.
    HEAD CROSS COUNTRY/NORDIC SKI AND ASSISTANT TRACK COACH - ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
    Demonstrated ability to foster a positive and enthusiastic team attitude.
    Demonstrated commitment to comply with all NCAA rules and regulations.
    Demonstrated strong work ethic.
    The qualifications and specifications mentioned above are intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will
    be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or
    in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or
    illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. The position will be filled based on
    qualifications regardless of Race, Color, Disability, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, National Origin, Height, Weight, Age, Veteran, or Marital Status. June, 2003
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