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Director, MSU Cycling Team
Reporting directly to the Vice President for Administration and Institutional Effectiveness, the Director of the MSU Cycling Team is responsible for the overall daily operations of the cycling program to include team management, coaching, training, recruiting, sponsorship procurement and public relations activities. Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Administration and Institutional Effectiveness.
Coordinates all travel and training activities for the cycling team; coordinates all activities related to cycling scholarships; markets the team at the annual Interbike Trade Show for the purpose of garnering product support; manages the cycling dorm; prepares cycling team press releases and maintains its Web site; and serves as the varsity cycling instructor for the Kinesiology Program if qualified. Serves on the Race Committee for the Hotter ‘N Hell Hundred.
Must be physically able to perform all duties of the Director, including the ability to tolerate extreme weather conditions.
Appropriate experience in cycling, coaching and team management. International cycling, as well as road and track cycling, experience is preferred.
Must have a good knowledge of the rules and regulations of the cycling sanctioning bodies of which the University is a member; know how to prepare and adhere to a fiscally responsible budget; and be proficient in the use of computers. Must also know how to plan, promote and direct collegiate races.
Bachelor's degree required, Master’s, preferred.
The Director should have a USA Cycling expert-or-elite level coaching license. Must have the proven ability to coach and run a training program for beginning through elite cyclists, along with strong interpersonal and public speaking skills, including the presence and poise necessary to interact effectively with various constituencies. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.