Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world’s pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.
The department of Athletics and Recreation at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the 10 month full time position of Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Nordic Ski coach. The men’s and women’s cross country program competes at the NCAA Division III level and is a member of the Liberty League. The men’s and women’s Nordic ski teams compete in the ECSC division of the USCSA. A successful coach for Clarkson will provide effective leadership in each of the following areas: recruiting, teaching, coaching, counseling, marketing, alumni relations, fund raising, sport administration, and other duties as assigned. It will be necessary to prioritize and balance these activities in a manner that best promotes and advances both Cross Country and Nordic Ski within all Clarkson University, Liberty League, USCSA and NCAA rules and regulations.
Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor Degree and coaching experience in the sport of cross country and nordic skiing. Demonstrated commitment to furthering the goals and objectives of both, the University and Athletics Department, ability to successfully recruit quality student-athletes, understand the role of the student-athlete in a competitive academic/athletic environment, and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to a variety of constituency groups. Knowledge of the NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to www.clarkson.edu and click “Menu, Career Opportunities” and then select “staff”. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.