Professional Area: Employment Category: Parttime Staff Job Function: Athletics, Sports and RecreationWage Band:
Detailed Job Description
This is for anticipated openings which may occur throughout the year. Candidates will be notified when there is a vacancy in a specific sport .
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Coach position is responsible to assist the head coach with player instruction and development including planning and supervision of practices, game planning and game day coaching, and player evaluation development. In addition, they support the overall physical conditioning needs of varsity athletes. They must serve as a positive role model for the student-athletes at all times developing and maintaining effective communication with team members. On occasion, they participate in recruitment activities and with travel plans for away contests.
Expectations are as follows:
Pre-season: 15-20 hours/week
In-season: 20-25 hours/week
Post-season: 10-12 hours/week
Reporting Relationship: To the Head Coach
Assisting the head coach with player instruction and development including planning and supervision of practices, game planning and game day coaching, and player evaluation development.
Support the overall physical conditioning needs of varsity athletes.
Occasionally participates in recruitment activities and travel plans for away contests.
Other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of the varsity sport, including rules and strategies; multi-year experience as a player or as a coach with the ability to instruct athletes how to perform their sport and improve individual and team performance.
Communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, ability to successfully multi-task.
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy (please refer to page 4)
Excellent communication skills, interpersonal, written, electronic/digital, ability to convey complex information to diverse groups
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships based on respect with diverse groups and individuals
Strong leadership and motivational skills
Ability to manage confidential and private information appropriately
Ability to successfully multi-task.
Problem solving skills, ability to analyze and act under pressure
Competence using computer software and enterprise systems appropriate for the complexities of the role and its functions
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
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
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