Western New England Assistant Director of Wrestling/Head Women’s Wrestling Coach

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This position is a full-time, 10 month appointment. Responsibilities will include managing all aspects of the Western New England University Women’s Wrestling program including but not limited to:

Essential Job Functions:
•Recruiting and retaining student-athletes
•Practice and game planning and execution
•Coordinating technical, tactical, and fitness/conditioning training sessions
•Scouting opponents
•Supervising coaching staff
•Engaging in the planning and coordination of student-athlete development initiatives
•Assuring program is in compliance with all Departmental, University, and NCAA rules, regulations, and policies
•Participating in oversight of equipment distribution and return
•Developing and implementing fundraising initiatives at program level and assisting with fundraising at the department and University level
•Engaging in alumni relations activities
•Attending all Department, University, Conference, Professional Association and NCAA meetings and trainings as mandated by the University and the Athletic Director
•Serving on department and University committees
•Serving as a representative of the Women’s Wrestling program, Athletic Department, and University
•Conducting all program activity in a manner consistent with University and Department mission and vision
•Participating fully in strategic planning and strategic initiatives development, execution, and assessment
•Coordinating and participating in program and departmental community outreach activities
Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s in an associated field preferred
•Demonstrated Women’s Wrestling coaching ability – may include appropriate coaching licensure or certification
•Successful completion of required University mandated training is required
•Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations including Title IX
•Excellent leadership and supervisory skills
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
• CPR, First Aid and AED certification necessary (we will provide if not current)
•Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team
•The ability to articulate the vision, mission and core values of Division III Athletics and athletics at Western New England University 
•Ability to work collaboratively with Athletic Department and building staff members as well as with members/staff of other groups/divisions on Campus
•Ability to meet physical requirements of coaching profession – conducting practices, match supervision, travel, office work. (Sitting, standing, bending, reaching and lifting) in a moderate athletic environment
•Sufficient mobility to independently negotiate the University Campus

Excellent benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

In alignment with the University’s commitment to health and safety, all Faculty and Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

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