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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Coach, Track and Field in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Assistant Coach, Track and Field performs coaching responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach.

This position is responsible for maintaining the integrity and reputation of Emory University and the Athletics and Recreation program, and positively impacts the relationship between the University and its students, faculty, staff, alumni and community.

Supervision Received

Overall supervision received by the Head Coach.

Primary Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assists head coach in all facets of the program

  • Abides by all NCAA, institutional and conference rules and regulations

  • Provide leadership, organization and supervision for practices and contests

  • Maintain a standard of performance consistent with Emory University and Department of Athletics and Recreation mission of academic and athletic excellence

  • Assist in organizing home contests and away travel arrangements

  • Ability to recruit highly competitive student-athletes that meet the stringent academic requirements of Emory University

  • Communicate with Sports Medicine, Sports Information, Strength and Conditioning and Administrative staff

  • Attend departmental and other meetings as necessary

  • Proficiency to perform various office duties such as managing database of recruits, maintaining contacts and records

  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Previous playing and/or coaching experience. Strong ability to work effectively with students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong verbal, written and public relation communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple duties

  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and professionalism at all times

  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid/AED

  • Ability to work with diverse populations

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 119461

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department CL:Athletics & Recreation

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

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