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Assistant Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Distance Track Coach (Part-Time)

Lake Forest College invites applications for the part-time position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Distance Track Coach. The position, which is ideal for someone desiring experience in a Division III collegiate coaching environment, will offer the chosen candidate the opportunity to assist the head coach with a wide variety of coaching duties in order to accomplish the overall goals and objectives of the cross country and distance track programs. The nature of the position is such that a considerable amount of evening and weekend work will be necessary. The chosen candidate will demonstrate the ability to work as a member of the Forester athletic department “team” and support the mission, goals, and procedures of the department and the College. 

Responsibilities:
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: managing training groups and individual workouts, recruitment of prospective student-athletes, visit management, and other duties as assigned. Successful candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment while motivating student-athletes, and be insurable to drive College vehicles.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required with collegiate participation and/or coaching experience in cross country and track distance events – 400 meters and higher – at the NCAA level preferred.   

Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Review of applications begins immediately. Interested candidates should e-mail resume and references to: Ciara Kissane, Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Distance Track Coach, at kissane@lakeforest.edu.  

A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from over 44 states and 72 countries. The College sponsors 23 intercollegiate varsity sports, with approximately 400 student-athletes competing annually, and is a member of the Midwest Conference, Northern Collegiate Hockey Association, and the NCAA Division III.  Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

For more information on Lake Forest College and Forester Athletics, please visit www.lakeforest.edu.