The Head Athletics Coach is responsible for the management and administration of all activities related to his/her sport and exercises direct supervision of recruiting, training, and coaching student-athletes participating in the sport. The Head Athletics Coach is fully responsible for compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations as well as Conference rules and University policies governing intercollegiate athletics.
Description of Primary Duties:
Ensures that the particular sport coached achieves the parallel goals of development of a quality, competitive athletics program and support of the individual educational goals of student-athletes by engendering a coaching philosophy which promotes those goals.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Experience: At least three years of experience in coaching at the intercollegiate level or three years of professional experience teaching his/her sport is required. Coaching experience in a NCAA Division I level program is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility and related functions is required. Public speaking experience is required. Experience in administrative functions, budgeting, fund-raising, promotional activities and public relations is required.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Management and organizational skills are required. A record of inclusive conduct and evidence of multicultural skills in the workplace are required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration April 13, 2019.
Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
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