Staff Part TimeBenefit Status:
Non-Benefited – Non-UnionCampus:
$17,000 annuallyApplications Open:
Jul 16 2021 Applications Close:
Open until filled
General Summary of Position:
The Head Rowing Coach oversees all UMass Lowell Club Rowing activities as well as coaches the men’s program.
- Foster a supportive environment that develops student leaders
- Supervise/Coach UMass Lowell Men’s and Women’s Club Rowing
- Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate a minimum of 3 part-time assistant rowing coaches
- Responsible for working with club members to raise enough funds to operate the club through operating funds, fund raising and team dues.
- Oversee daily practices, race weekends, team schedule and work collaboratively with the rowing captains to develop direction of the team.
- Responsible for on and off campus recruiting.
- Implement effective short term and long term equipment planning
- Maintain all rowing shells in safe working order.
- Work with Campus Rec staff to maintain rowing club website
- Responsible for managing the rowing equipment at the Bellegarde Boathouse, including but not limited to: purchasing suggestions, daily cleanliness schedules and inspections, routine maintenance, interactions with boathouse equipment vendors.
- Ability to drive a coaching launch.
- Ability to drive a rowing shell trailer.
- Insure all programs are operating in a safe manner and in compliance with the UMass Lowell Bellegarde Boathouse Safety Manual, State and Federal Law, and nationally recognized water sports organizations.
- Coordinate the seasonal installation and removal of docks.
- Monitor water levels and weather to protect UMass Lowell equipment in the case of inclement weather.
- This position requires frequent physical exertion and the ability to demonstrate rowing technique.
- Requires the ability to carry rowing shells and lift up to 100 lbs.
- Position requires the ability to view a computer screen on a daily basis.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
- 3-5 years rowing coaching experience
- Previous experience implementing water safety procedures
- Experience managing small regattas
- Previous experience working with college aged students
- Experience with minor boat repairs
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to relate effectively with youth, college students and adults
- Ability to drive a truck towing a large trailer
- Excellent organizational, computer, and administrative skills
- USRowing Coaching Certification
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
This is a part-time, non-benefited position.
Please include a resume with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process. Submission of a cover letter is optional.