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Head Cross Country Coach

Posted 4/11/2019

We seek applicants for a part-time position to coordinate the College’s new men’s and women’s cross country program with an emphasis on developing successful student athletes.

General Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Schedule, organize, and oversee cross country meets and practices
  • Actively recruit student athletes
  • Monitor student athletes’ satisfactory progress toward academic goals
  • Remain current on National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) rules and regulations
  • Assist with budget management and fundraising


  • Associate’s degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recruiting and coaching an intercollegiate athletics program in accordance with the College’s mission and values
  • Ability to work effectively with students, staff, and public, and represent the College in a professional manner
  • Availability to travel

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Collegiate or professional running experience
  • Knowledge of local running community, specifically high school programs
  • Experience in higher education generally, and at community colleges specifically
  • CPR/AED certification
  • Experience in the following areas
    • scheduling athletic events
    • recruitment and transfer process for student athletes
    • fundraising
    • budget development and oversight

Application Submission

Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled. For consideration, please submit ALL of the following documents.

Heartland Community College
Attn: Executive Director of Human Resources
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

You may also submit requested application materials as email attachments to Documents sent through email may not be secure.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

A PDF version of the HCC Employment Application (PDF) is available for you to download and complete.

HCC is an Equal Opportunity Institution

Heartland Community College affirms the value of diversity among students and employees.

The College provides equal educational opportunities to all students and equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of enrollment and employment.

Individuals needing reasonable accommodations due to a disability in order to participate in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office, (309) 268-8130, TDD (309) 268-8030.

Contact Us

Human Resources

Community Commons Building 1300
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: 309-268-8130
Fax: 309-268-7983

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