PRES ICA Track and Cross Country R2 1st Asst Coach 8 2010 JCC67042 3E Progression by lPp9L2

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									                                                           Item 3.B-August 20, 2010
             ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY POSITION DESCRIPTION QUESTIONNAIRE
   To expedite and facilitate the PDQ review process, please send the PDQ and Org Chart electronically to
     marshag@unr.edu for discussion and for initial review before routing PDQ for approval signatures.
                                  Questions - call UNR Faculty HR at 682-6114
  INSTRUCTIONS: See http://www.unr.edu/vpaf/hr/compensation/placement.html for complete instructions.
 Incumbent(s) Name (if applicable): Shantel Twiggs (11402-R3-              Position #(s): 11402, 11403, 11401
 Head Coach); Vacant (11403-R1-Asst Coach); Kirk Elias
 (11401-Asst Coach) Cody Fleming
 Current Title: See below                                                  Current Range: 1,2,3

 Department: : Intercollegiate Athletics                    College/Division: President’s Office

 Account #(s): 1201-107-1301
 Action Proposed: (check all that apply)
 ( ) New position: Proposed Range:
                     Proposed Title:
 ( ) Title Change, Proposed Title:
 ( ) Proposed Reassignment from Range         to Range
 ( ) Revised PDQ only (no change in range or title)
 ( X) Line of Progression (show titles below)                                                     JCC (Current
                                                                                                   or new HR
                                                                                       Range:      assigned):
 Head Coach, Women’s Track (& Cross Country) (3E;CM6551;CC272;E) (Twiggs)                3           77208
  st
 1 Asst Coach, Track & Cross Country (3E;WAC92+UNLV45;CC272;E) (New)                      2          67042
 Assistant Coach, Track & Cross Country (3E;WAC92+UNLV45;CC272;E) (Elias)                 1          77870

I certify that the statements in this description are accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge.

____________________________________________________________                   __________________
Employee’s Signature                                                                 Date

I/we have reviewed the statements in this form and they accurately reflect the job assignments.

____________________________________________________________                   __________________
Immediate Supervisor’s Signature     Cary Groth                                      Date
                                     Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
____________________________________________________________                   __________________
Director/Chair/Dean    Milton Glick                                                  Date
                       President, UNR
Approved for Salary Placement Committee review.

____________________________________________________________                  __________________
Pres / Vice Pres / Vice Prov Signature Jannet Vreeland                              Date
                                       Vice Provost and Secretary of Institution
              Action Approved by the President (Completed by Faculty HR):
Position #:                                 EEO Code: 3E           CUPA Code:
Job Class Code:                             Exempt: Yes or No Census Code: 272
Range:                                      Effective Date: 8/1/2010
Approved Title:


____________________________________________________________              __________________
Employee Signature                                                                Date
(Employee signs and sends to HR for personnel file after PDQ has been “final” stamped for approval)

Rev: 12/1/2008
Position Description – Track & Cross Country – Assistant, 1st Assistant, & Head Coach          Page 2


1. Summary Statement: State the major function(s) of the position and its role in the
university. Attach an organizational chart with positions, ranges, and names for the division
which reflects the position in it as well as those supervised in the department. (This section is
used for advertisement of the position.)

The Head Coach develops, teaches, and promotes all aspects of a competitive Division IA track and
cross country program in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department (ICA) at the University of Nevada,
Reno (UNR). The Assistant Coach and 1st Assistant Coach are responsible for assisting the Head
Coach in all aspects of the program. The individuals act as a representative for UNR to promote the
university and the ICA in a positive light within the community, the State of Nevada, and nation-wide
by recruiting first-class student-athletes and by coaching and guiding them to the best of their abilities.

Range 1 - Assistant Coach
The Assistant Coach, Track & Cross Country, assists the higher level coaches in all aspects of a
competitive Division IA program as well as assisting the ICA staff if necessary. The incumbent is
responsible for practice and game coaching, student-athlete conditioning, teaching and training of
technical information through academic instruction, the recruitment and retention of student-athletes,
scheduling, team travel, and public relations and program promotion.

Range 2 – 1st Assistant Coach
In addition to the above, the 1st Assistant Coach, Track & Cross Country, is responsible for
practice and game day coaching, counseling student-athletes regarding athletic, academic, and
social issues, supervision and staff management of lower level coaches, handling administrative
details of group and team coordinator such as travel, transportation, and other similar logistics,
and conducting staff meetings, assisting with budgeting, and performing other management level
duties.

Range 3 – Head Coach, Women’s Track and Track Cross country
In addition to the above, the Head, Women’s Track and Cross Country, is directly responsible for
all aspects of a competitive Division IA program. The position supervises all 1st and Assistant
Coaches. This position is responsible for fiscal management, program administration and promotion,
and fundraising.


2. List the major responsibilities, including percentage of time devoted to each. Provide
enough detail to enable a person outside the department to understand the job (percentage
first with heading and then bulleted information).

Range 1-Assistant Coach
25% - Teaching/Training – Technical Information
    Teach technical aspects of the game and coach the student-athlete the fundamentals and
       strategy within their sport as part of an academic course
    Assist higher level coaches at practices
    Provide a safe environment for student athletes on and off the field and specifically during a
       university sponsored athletic event
    Ensure compliance with NCAA, Conference, and university rules and regulations (subject to
       disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement
       procedures)

25% - Student-Athlete Conditioning
    Assist with the off-season conditioning (running and weight training)

20% - Offensive and Defensive Plays – Game Planning
    Handle aspects of offensive and defensive plays as directed by Head Coach
Position Description – Track & Cross Country – Assistant, 1st Assistant, & Head Coach     Page 3



20% - Scouting / Film / Recruitment
    Handle scouting reports and film breakdown
    Identify, evaluate, and recruit prospective student-athletes; conduct on- and
       off-campus visits; serve as liaison with high school and university officials
       regarding various student services such as admissions, financial aid, etc.

5% - Team Travel
    Coordinate air travel, hotel, meals, and ground transportation

5% - Public Relations, Promotion, and Fundraising
    Participate in community activities and public relations events with high
      schools, parents, community and within the university
    Participate in fundraising for both the program and the department as a whole
    When practical under the circumstances, intercollegiate staff is encouraged to voluntarily
      attend all athletic events to promote audience participation and support for UNR’s team efforts


Range 2 – 1st Assistant Coach (in addition to above R1 duties)
30% - Coaching - Teaching/Training – Technical Information
    Provide technical information directed to student-athletes

10% - Student-Athlete Conditioning
    Assist with the conditioning programs

15% - Offensive and Defensive Plays – Game Planning
    Same as above

25% - Scouting / Recruiting / Counseling
    Counsel student athletes regarding academic advising and other concerns

10% - Staff Supervision and Program Management
    Coordinate all aspects of the duties and responsibilities of the other coaches as directed by
       the Head Coach
    Assist Head Coach with monitoring of scholarship program
    Handle directly or supervise administrative details of group and team coordinator such as
       travel, transportation, scheduling, and other similar logistics
    May conduct staff meetings, assist with budgeting, and perform other management level duties

5% - Team Travel
    Same as above

5% - Public Relations, Promotion, and Fundraising
    Same as above


Range 3 –Head Coach (in addition to above Range 1 and 2 duties)
25% - Coaching – Teaching/Training – Technical Information
    Direct practices and game coaching
    Ensure compliance with NCAA, Conference, and university rules and regulations

15% - Student-Athlete Conditioning
    Same as above
Position Description – Track & Cross Country – Assistant, 1st Assistant, & Head Coach        Page 4


15% - Offensive and Defensive Plays – Game Planning
    Responsible for game planning


20% - Scouting / Recruiting / Counseling
    Monitor and promote retention of student-athletes
    Monitor academic programs and integrity of student-athletes

15% - Staff Supervision and Program Management
    Fiscal management and sports program administration
    Monitor scholarship program

10% - Public Relations, Promotion, and Fundraising
    Fundraising for program


3. Describe the level of freedom to take action and make decisions with or without
supervision and how the results of the work performed impact the department, division and/or
the university as a whole.

Level of Impact:
Athletics is one of the most publicly visible programs on campus.

Range 1:
Incumbent must be flexible and work independently but with direct supervision and with some
latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Range 2:
Incumbent must be flexible and work independently under limited supervision and with some
latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Range 3:
Incumbent must be flexible and work independently with little direct supervision and with
considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Impact:
The decisions and judgments made by the incumbent of this position and the results of work
performed have a major impact on the athletic department, university, and Conference. It is essential
that the integrity of Wolf Pack Athletics be maintained. Decisions and judgments impact the
department and university because of the visibility of Division I Athletics. Team success, academic
eligibility, and student-athletes’ progress toward a degree are necessities. The program must be in
compliance with current NCAA and Conference rules and regulations and non-adherence or non-
compliance results in ineligibility to play in NCAA and Conference athletics. Unacceptable behavior
and positive behavior on and off the field by coaches and athletes is highly visible and reflects on the
program, athletic department and university.


4. Describe the knowledge, skills (to include cognitive requirement and verbal and written
communication), and abilities (to include task complexity, problem solving, creativity and
innovation) essential to successful performance of this job (in bullet format).

Range 1 – Assistant Coach
Knowledge of:
    Specific technical aspects of the sport of Track and Cross Country
Position Description – Track & Cross Country – Assistant, 1st Assistant, & Head Coach        Page 5

      Strategies for competing at Division I level
      National Council of Athletics Association (NCAA) and applicable conference rules, regulations
       and procedures relating to intercollegiate athletics and academic compliance

Skills in:
     Teaching technical aspects of the game
     Teaching and training skills
     Leadership
     Excellent oral and written communication
     Interpersonal and human relations
     Organization and time management
     Basic proficiency in use of a personal computer and current software applications including but
         not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and email)

Ability to:
     Identify, evaluate, and recruit high-quality student-athletes
     Organize and manage a competitive intercollegiate program
     Understand and interpret formalized policies, guidelines, rules, and regulations
     Apply established rules and procedures and make decisions that affect quality, accuracy, or
         effectiveness of results
     Comply with NCAA, conference, and university regulations
     Work and interact with diverse population with sensitivity to cultural and gender differences,
         including student-athletes, parents, school officials, other coaches, and professional staff
     Work as a team leader and serve as a role model and mentor for others
     Maintain confidence and integrity
     Positively motivate and direct staff toward a common goal and create a strong teamwork
         orientation
     Manage resources effectively and efficiently
     Maintain professional business and work ethics and standards
     Travel and work evenings and weekends as needed

Range 2 – 1st Assistant Coach (in addition to Range 1 above)
Knowledge of:
    Same as above

Skills in:
     Human resources management and staff supervision

Ability to:
     Manage staff and work as a team leader and mentor

Range 3 – Head Coach (in addition to Range 1 and 2 above)
Knowledge of:
    Revenue generation and fundraising processes for athletic program

Skills in:
     Student-athlete counseling and advising
     Budget development and fiscal management
     Problem solving for students’ issues and concerns

Ability to:
     Develop credibility, establish rapport, and formulate partnerships that result in collaborative
         efforts, and sustain effective cooperative working relationships
Position Description – Track & Cross Country – Assistant, 1st Assistant, & Head Coach         Page 6

      Analyze situations, often under pressure, and act in the best interests of the unit, institution
       and/or the system
      Manage and develop staff to maintain required level to perform and to achieve unit and
       university goals
      Optimize time and resources through short- and long-term planning
      Translate university goals and/or policies into operational plans and procedures through the
       administration of diverse functions or programs


5. Describe the type of personal contacts encountered in performing the duties of the job.
Explain the nature and purpose of these contacts: i.e., to provide services, to resolve
problems, to negotiate.

Internal                            Reason for Contact
Student Athletes and their          Recruiting, coaching, counseling
families
Athletic Support Staff              Providing maximum support to ensure the success of the program;
                                    game scheduling
University administrators           Serve as contact for sport program


External                            Reason for Contact
Peers                               For competition and professional network development
Donors                              For fundraising efforts
NCAA and Conference staff           To discuss program issues
Coaches and scouts                  Recruiting to local prospects
Fans and community members          To build and maintain support for the sport

Range 3:
Media                               For the purpose of reporting on their sport and enhance exposure
                                    of the program


6. Indicate the minimum qualifications which are necessary in filling this position should it
become vacant. Please keep in mind the duties/responsibilities of the position rather than the
qualifications of the incumbent.

       a.     Minimum educational level, including appropriate field, if any.

              Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution

        b.    Minimum type and amount of work experience, in addition to the above required
       education necessary for a person entering this position.

              Range 1 – Assistant Coach
              A Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree and one year of coaching experience

              Range 2 – 1st Assistant Coach
              A Bachelor’s Degree and two years or a Master’s Degree and one year of coaching
              experience at an NCAA II, III, NAIA, Junior College or high school

              Range 3 – Head Coach
              A Bachelor’s Degree and four years or a Master’s Degree and two years of coaching
              experience at a Division I institution or with a professional team
Position Description – Track & Cross Country – Assistant, 1st Assistant, & Head Coach   Page 7



              Preferred Licenses or Certifications: None

       c.    Indicate any license or certificate required for this position.

              None

								
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