Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach, Assistant Professor

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Position Type Faculty Tenure or non-tenure track Non Tenure Position Title Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach, Assistant Professor Job Summary and Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: The Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach is responsible for the leadership, development and management of the intercollegiate golf programs. The head coach is responsible for the safety and conduct of the teams and complying with university, conference and NCAA regulations. Coaching duties include but are not limited to planning all aspects of the program including: team selections, preparing the teams for competition through practice and conditioning, scouting opposing teams and developing and applying teams’ rules. Administrative duties include scheduling of practices and matches, budget management, organization of home matches and travel to away matches, supporting the academic success of athletes, supervision of assistant(s), working in collaboration with the equipment and support staff, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. The coach is responsible for recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes for both teams. Recruiting duties include: identifying and contacting prospective students, arranging campus visits, developing printed recruiting materials, meeting with prospective students who have self-selected an interest in golf in the college application process, and assisting the Admissions Office with special events. The coach will also teach courses in the major, (Health, Exercise, & Sport Studies) or activity courses in Physical Education activity classes and/or complete administrative duties as assigned. The candidate must have a clear understanding of the role of athletics in the liberal arts, participate actively in the university community, serve on appropriate university and department committees.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in coaching of golf; 3-5 years of coaching experience (college and head coaching experience preferred); must have the ability to teach the game, and demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences; The individual must have current certification in first aid, CPR and AED prior to coaching and demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations regarding golf. The candidate must have a current and valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.

This position is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment with the initial contract for three years. For additional information about the position or to apply, go to http://employment.denison.edu
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Department Athletics Posting Number F 121300137 Full or Part Time Full Time FTE Contact(s) Contact Phone/Extension Contact Email Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Posted: 6/12/2019
    Application Due: 6/28/2019
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