Assistant Coach Men & Women's Track & Field-10 month position
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Internal Number: 4711847
Assistant Coach Men & Women's Track & Field-10 month position 8327BR Student Affairs Intercollegiate Athletics
Detailed Job Description Coaching and Instruction
Builds relationships with athlete to provide mentorship, guidance, and support both on and off the field/court.
Coaches and instructs student athletes during practices and meets on how to perform their sport such as proper skills and instruction of fundamentals, physical health, team concepts, and safety.
Support the overall physical conditioning needs of student-athletes in conjunction with the head coach and strength & conditioning staff.
Conducts athlete evaluations and develop plans to enhance the student-athlete experience.
Seeks out, applies, and shares knowledge of sport trends and innovations in playing and teaching.
Assists with practice planning, workouts, scouting, film breakdown, and meet management.
Collaborates with the head coach to devise plans and strategies for upcoming meets.
Collaborate and communicate with personnel including athletic trainers, strength coaches, equipment manager, senior staff, etc. on behalf of the team
Builds strong relationships with alumni, fans, campus partners and the broader community.
Partners with campus stakeholders, such as Admissions to coordinate and organize campus visits for recruits, and College Relations to assist in coordinating fundraising and alumni outreach.
Assist the head coach with the development and implementation of recruiting plan, associated strategy and maintain a database of prospective student-athletes in coordination with the office of enrollment management.
Monitors the eligibility status of team members in cooperation with Athletics Compliance Officer and the academic officials of the University to ensure compliance with University, department, NCAA, and League policies and regulations.
Adheres to NCAA rules and compliance.
Assist with administrative duties as assigned (travel plans, equipment inventory/purchase & camps/clinics)
Department/College Description The Center for Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing an outstanding student-centered athletic experience through the relentless pursuit of academic and athletic excellence. We do so within the context of integrity and respect. Our exceptional staff strives to create an unrivaled experience that fosters the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional growth of our student-athletes in order to prepare them for success beyond RIT and to be leaders in the global community.
The Center of Intercollegiate at RIT sponsors 22 NCAA Division III sports for men and women. The University also offers Division I programs in the sports of men's and women's ice hockey. RIT is a member of the NCAA, Liberty League, the Atlantic Hockey Association and College Hockey America.
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 1 years of professional coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level with evidence of increasing levels of responsibilities.
Multi-year experience as a player and/or coach with the ability to instruct student-athletes on how to perform their sport and improve individual and team performance.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Must pass NCAA Coaches Certification Test and have (or successfully complete) AED/CPR and First Aid certification.
Impeccable integrity and demonstrated capacity to teach, coach, and communicate broadly with student athletes, families, colleagues, media and the public; cultivate and sustain collegial relationships; build unity around difficult issues; be an active listener, facilitator, convener, and mediator.
Recognized as an effective advocate for the student athlete experience and personally exhibit high ethical standards of conduct and confidentiality in managing complex data and confidential information.
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately.
Understand the importance of working in close partnership with students, faculty, staff, parents, administration, alumni, community partners, and prospective students.
Have a personal style that is professional, personable, approachable, and politically astute.
Ability to attract, recruit, retain, inspire and motivate highly qualified student-athletes.
Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural audiences.
Possess a deep understanding of a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity and cross-cultural experiences of its members.
Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships based on respect, empathy and honesty with diverse groups and individuals.
Demonstrated commitment to student-athlete welfare and mental and physical well-being.
Administratively self-sufficient and be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web applications.
Basic knowledge of video filming, editing and analytics.
Willingness to engage in learning opportunities regarding Deaf Culture and conversational American Sign Language (ASL).Knowledge of the sport, including rules and strategies.
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .