Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The Assistant Track & Field Coach/Instructor position is a full time 9-month position with the option to renew each year. This position is responsible for assisting the head track and field coach in all facets of planning, organizing, and leading a highly competitive NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field program through the recruitment of quality student-athletes and successful coaching of those individuals. This position will also be an instructor in the Kinesiology and Health department. Anticipated start date: August 19, 2019.


Minimum / Required

  • Master’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of track & field coaching experience

Highly Desired

  • Outstanding organizational/operational skills
  • Recruiting experience
  • Demonstrate familiarity with national trends and best practices related to diversity, inclusivity, and undergraduate retention programs and practices


  • Under guidance of the Head Track & Field Coach; Organize, supervise, coordinate and evaluate practice sessions with proper attention to player’s physical and mental well-being.
  • Prepare athletes to demonstrate university-level performance during competitive events.
  • Help Head Coach recruit ample numbers of quality student-athletes.
  • Provide supervision and care of supplies and equipment.
  • Promote athletics at University of Wisconsin-Stout.
  • Strengthen reputation within conference and athletic affiliation through competitive record and professional leadership.
  • Research and implement new findings for refining skills and coaching techniques.
  • Be personally on-site at athletic practices and events.
  • Follow rules of the NCAA, WIAC, track & field, and UW-Stout.
  • Be an active and productive fundraiser in accordance with a long range program plan.
  • Develop good working relationships with alumni, boosters, etc.
  • Provide leadership within sports program in accordance with department, school and university policy.
  • Maintain positive community relationships.
  • Maintain rapport with high school athletic programs.
  • Administer to competitive contests.
  • Provide budgetary supervision as directed by the Athletic Director with specific attention to lodging, transportation, meals and equipment purchase.
  • This position is a mandated reporter under the Jeanne Clery Act as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
  • Be personally on-sight to provide leadership of assigned classes.
  • Develop and improve instructional strategies.
  • Promote minors and concentrations within the department.
  • Evaluate and update existing courses.
  • Develop new courses as needs arise.
  • Identify needs and provide data to Director for budget purposes.
  • Submit requisitions to Chair to meet instructional needs.
  • Adhere to department policies and attend scheduled department meetings.
  • Serve on committees as elected or assigned.
  • Make self available to students and staff on a regular basis.


UW-Stout Athletics is a NCAA Division III institution with 18 Varsity Sports. To learn more about our outstanding athletics programs, visit


The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: Facts and data about the university:


The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and highly desired qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

Official transcripts required at time of hire

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted online by Thursday, June 20, 2019. Applications may continue to be screened until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

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