Augustana Full-Time Assistant

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Job Description:

Overview: Is responsible for assisting in the overall management of the College’s men’s and women’s wrestling programs including coaching, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, scheduling and budget management, equipment ordering, scheduling contests, viable fundraising, public relations, and other duties.  

Job Duties:

  • Work under the direction of the Head Wrestling Coach to conduct and evaluate practice activities for designated team members. Provide group and individual assistance in a manner that engages the student-athletes and builds commitment to the program.
  • Work collaboratively with the Head Wrestling Coach to integrate efforts and create program success.¬†Assist other staff members with activities as needed to reach the goals of the team.
  • Meet with prospective students and their family members both on campus and at remote locations. Provide advice and counsel on the admissions process, the Augustana experience and the integral role of the student-athlete in overall campus life.
  • Align and promote the core principals and standards of the program at all times.
  • Manage a diverse set of responsibilities including but not limited to assisting with travel arrangements, team travel meals, home event operations, and other duties as assigned in relation to team operations.
  • Provide feedback to assigned staff members and student workers on work performance and overall effectiveness.
  • Create teaching curriculums for physical education activity courses as assigned during the academic year.¬† Find ways to engage students in learning activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in a related field.

Skills & Experience: 

  • Three or more years experience in a coaching role, preferably at the small college level.
  • Ability to understand and comply with a variety of regulations from the NCAA, CCIW as well as other regulatory bodies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of coaches, administrators, student athletes, prospective students and families and other members of the campus community.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of and accountability to NCAA and CCIW rules and regulations. Strong commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete.

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