Head Men's and Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Coach

POSITION #: 2883

DEPARTMENT: Intercollegiate Athletics


Supervise and direct all aspects of a NCAA Division I men's and women's cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field program. Supervise the coaching staff and all of their required duties. Oversee the academic progress and development of student-athletes with an emphasis on progress towards graduation.

Schedule meets and manage equipment with the framework required by the administration. Oversee and monitor all aspects of a national recruiting program. Oversee all aspects of preseason and regular season practice and meet preparation by conducting skill, technique, mental and physical training to prepare for the highest levels of competition. 

Assist with all aspects of the promotional and public relations activities of the track, field and cross country programs and the athletic department. Oversee facility and meet management. 

Manage the budget in a fiscally responsible manner. Raise funds as necessary to supplement the budget. 

Assist in directing and developing a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for 6 sports.

Design, manage and oversee the jumps and throws facility on the East Campus. Also responsible for maintenance of the facility.

Represent UNO in a positive manner at any events on or off campus. Employee shall at all times abide by rules and regulations of the NCAA and Division I with respect to the administration of the University's athletic program. Employee shall at all times conduct themselves in an ethical manner in association with the standards set forth by NCAA Bylaws and University policies and procedures. 


Minimum of Bachelor's degree required; Successful collegiate Track & Field and/or Cross Country coaching experience (minimum three years). Sufficient knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations. Prior experience in executing quality events/meets in addition to upkeep of facility/equipment. Track record of recruiting student-athletes that contribute at a high level in the classroom.


​Masters' degree. Minimum of 5 years coaching experience. Previous head or assistant coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level. Fundraising/public relations experience.​

SALARY: Compensation commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email resume, cover letter, and three reference letters to Ola Adegboye at oadegboy@uno.edu.

DATE POSTED: July 17, 2013

CLOSING DATE: July 31, 2013


The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.