ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY Assistant Coach, Women's Wrestling
ABOUT THIS POSITION
Summary: This position is responsible to the Head Coach, Women's Wrestling, for providing coaching expertise and leadership for the administration of the intercollegiate women's wrestling program; assisting the head coach in the effective management and administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate experience for student-athletes; and performing other related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the head coach.
Assist in coaching student athletes, which includes evaluating their performance in both practice and competition, teaching fundamental techniques, and providing leadership and instruction, as directed by the Head Coach.
Teach Sportsmanship and set a good example of good moral and physical behavior for the student athletes in your charge
Take an active role in implementing a successful recruiting strategy to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend Colorado Mesa University while remaining in full compliance with all NCAA and RMAC rules, as well as departmental and college policies and procedures.
Maintain standards of performance consistent with departmental academic and athletic expectations as reflected in the mission statement, goals, objectives, departmental guidelines, and performance appraisal procedures.
Coordinate and implement, with the head coach and compliance officer, eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student-athletes, facilities scheduling, and contest administration and game operations as necessary.
Assist in coordinating and implementing all aspects of video, editing, film sessions, download & upload of matches in compliance with the NCAA and RMAC guidelines.
Assist the Head Coach in the development, implementation, organization, and supervision of all practices, group workouts, film sessions and contests of assigned specialty.
Responsible for monitoring of student-athletes' academic progress. Responsible for classroom checks, study hall, and progress reports.
Assist in the coordination, development, supervision and daily operations of summer camps and clinics.
Engage in, coordinate and help implement all fund-raising activities for the program in conjunction with the head coach, athletic advancement, and its representatives.
Communicate regularly and maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with support staff in sports information, student services, sports medicine, campus recreation, business office, facilities/operations, compliance, athletic advancement, marketing, and ticket office, to assist in implementation of an efficient and effective program and department.
Represent the university at professional meetings, alumni gatherings, campus activities, and civic affairs as requested by the head coach or athletic administrators.
Attend and participate in department and staff meetings as requested/required.
Encourage an effective outreach program with student-athletes that provide benefit to the on and off-campus community.
Maintain, as appropriate, effective relationships with parents, alumni, friends of the program, and others toward the positive image and promotion of the program.
Evening and weekend work is required.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required; master's degree is preferred.
Experience in wrestling at the collegiate level required.
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, demonstrated knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision, the ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities, and the ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards.
Demonstrated knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision.
Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities.
Ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards.
Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 6/11/2023.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:
Include the name, phone number, email address and relationship of at least three professional references who can attest to your ability to perform the job you are applying for. Professional references should include at least one current or former supervisor. Professional reference may also include current or former employers, colleagues or other professionals who have first-hand knowledge and can recommend you for employment.
Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)
Colorado Mesa University provides exceptional educational opportunities on a state-of-the-art campus located in Grand Junction. As western Colorado's largest university, CMU serves students on its main campus in Grand Junction, its satellite campus in Montrose, its community college, Western Colorado Community College and via online offerings. Founded in 1925, it's a dynamic university enrolling more than 11,000 students at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.
At the heart of the CMU experience is an integrative and experiential approach to higher education that encourages students to think differently and empowers them to challenge assumptions. CMU brings students together with expert scholars and thinkers from different disciplines to make connections between ideas and gain the skills to solve the unstructured, complex problems they'll encounter in life. Our focus is on providing quality academic programs, built on a strong liberal arts core that support students' interests and regional employment needs, as well as technical programs that respond to vocational workforce demands.
The Grand Valley is home to some of the best outdoor recreation in the state of Colorado and you won't have to fight traffic and crowds to enjoy it. CMU is surrounded by the Grand Mesa, Book Cliffs and the Colorado National Monument. We have world-class mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, and rafting. In addition to a mountain resort that's less than 45 minutes from campus for skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. Living and working in Grand Junction, you will be able to explore one of Colorado's best kept secrets.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.
Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.