Position Summary The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, budget management, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations.
Essential Functions Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instructions, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach. Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests. Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach. Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics. Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence. Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes. Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities. Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach. Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes. Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: budget management, contest scheduling, practice planning, travel arrangement, and monitoring study tables. Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meeting to increase professional skills and knowledge. Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division. Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations. Excellent oral and written communication skills strong organizational skills. Embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication. Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students.
Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree. Previous coaching experience or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree. Previous collegiate coaching experience.
Application Deadline For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
Special Instructions Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Range Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.
Please include the following documents with your application: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.