Delaware Valley part time assistant

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Assistant Coach of Wrestling
Seasonal Coach Part-Time
Doylestown, PA, US

Job Summary:

This is a part-time position working 20 hours per week for six months in our Athletics Department. Position will assist the head coach in organizing, supervising, and controlling all the activities related to the sport.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assisting the head coach in organizing, supervising, and controlling all the activities related to the sport
Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession
Annually reviewing any rule changes relative to wrestling; always adhering to all rules, regulations, and policies of the NCAA and MAC
Assisting the head coach with an annual recruiting goals and attempting to enroll a diverse group of qualified student athletes capable of participation at the Division III varsity level
Assisting in organizing and conducting an appropriate number of practice sessions and directing all activities during contests
Advising and mentoring team members and directing the activities of captains, team managers, and Student Advisory Committee representatives
Preparing a schedule of team activities in conjunction with the Assistant Athletic Director that complies with departmental policies, goals, and objectives
Coordinating team travel, housing, meals, and money with the Athletic Sports Program Assistant and submitting a travel itinerary at least two weeks prior to each overnight event after approval by Athletic Director
Administering the sport budget in a fiscally responsible manner
Communicating and cooperating with the training staff regarding athletic medical clearances, injury prevention, rehabilitation, and status of injured athletes
Communicating and cooperating with the equipment room staff regarding the distribution, providing an environment that supports the achievement of the academic goals of the student athlete
Cultivating alumni groups associated with the wrestling program in conjunction with the office of Alumni Programs
Scheduling the use of game and practice facilities in cooperation with the Assistant Athletic Director and/or Athletic Director
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

The above job responsibilities are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Working Conditions/ Frequently Used Tools:

Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping
Typically standing or walking
Typically bending, crouching, stooping
Occasional lifting 25 lbs. or less

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Strong managerial, administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills
Computer proficiency
CPR/First Aid certification is preferred

Required education/experience/license:

Bachelor’s Degree
Prior playing or coaching at the college level is preferred

Delaware Valley University reserves the right to revise, change or modify job responsibilities and position qualifications as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Delaware Valley University is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to a diverse workforce.