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Maritime Administration Sports Specialist - Cross Country/Track & Field in Kings Point, New York

Summary

This position is that of a Sports Specialist (Cross Country/Track & Field) in the Department of Physical Education and Athletics, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y.

Responsibilities

As a Sports Specialist (Cross Country/Track & Field) Head Coach, you will:

You will be required to perform the duties of a Head Coach in the Academy’s Cross Country/Track & Field program. You will be responsible for the development and conduct of educational courses and programs, research, instruction and academic counseling of Midshipmen, and assuming a share of departmental and other academic responsibilities.

The ideal candidate must be highly motivated and experienced professional who works to support the Mission of the USMMA. They must be capable of adjusting to various work environments, physical demands, and schedules. They must be able to work well within the structure of the Cross Country/Track & Field staff and must be a positive contributor.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

You must be a U.S. citizen & meet specialized experience to qualify.

Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.

This is an Excepted Service position

This is a Non-Tenure Track position

SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.

ETHICS/CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENT:All employees are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, set out in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 2635, including restrictions on owning financial interests that may conflict with performance of their duties. Some employees, like those involved in contracting or regulating non-Federal entities, are subject to Executive Branch Financial Disclosure requirements set out in Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 263.

TRIAL PERIOD:This is anExcepted Serviceposition. This job will be filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive service. Applicants selected for an excepted service position may be subject to a two-year trial period.

GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.

This position may be eligible for a flexible Maxi-Flex Schedule in conformance with Agency policies and approval of the required agreement.

Qualifications

To qualify for this positon, you must meet all of the education and specialized experience requirements below:

Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a field related to the duties of the position.

Education Substitution:

Applicants who do not possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a field closely related to the duties required for the position may substitute a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in an unrelated field if they also possess significant professional training and specialized experience that is closely related to the duties of the position at a level of complexity and responsibility equivalent to those performed in the position.

Specialized Experience:

Must possess at least 1 full time academic year of experience teaching physical Education, Physical Fitness, or similar related courses above high school level OR 1 sports season of full time experience coaching and recruiting for a Cross Country/Track & Field Program at the college or university level.

Preferred Applicants should Possess: Master’s Degree in a field related to the duties of the position.

At least two or more full years of NCAA Division I, II or III College level coaching as a Cross Country/Track & Field Coach.

At least two or more full years of recruiting at the collegiate level.

Expertise in technical aspects of Cross Country and Track/Field.

Education

The educational requirement for this Sports Specialist position includes a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to the duties of the position. Your application package must include transcripts to support that you have met this requirement.

Note: Applicants who do not possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a field closely related to the duties required for the position may substitute a Bachelor’s Degree in an unrelated field if they also possess significant professional training and specialized experience that is closely related to the duties of the position at a level of complexity and responsibility equivalent to those performed in the position. Your application package must include all the required documents to support that you have met this requirement.

Additional Information

Displaced employees may be eligible for ICTAP or CTAP priority consideration. For more information, please review the OPM Employee's Guide to Career Transition.

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