Assistant Coach, Nordic Skiing

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Denver, Colorado, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

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Job Details

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 18 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, budget management, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. The Assistant Coach will embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication. The Assistant Coach will demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of multiculturalism and diversity through hiring practices. Training and development programming, campus collaborations, or involvement and participation in university/divisional multiculturalism and diversity projects or initiatives.

Essential Functions

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests.
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics.
  • Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes by exhibiting leadership and professional behavior.
  • Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities.
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach.
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: budget management, contest scheduling, practice planning, travel arrangement, and monitoring study tables.
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division.
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as business periodicals professional journals or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and develop related spreadsheets.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Quantitative and qualitative reasoning are necessary.
  • Strong negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving ability is necessary.
  • The ability to exercise good decision-making under pressure is necessary.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and public relation skills.
  • Commitment to the academic success of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous coaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Previous collegiate coaching experience.

Work Schedule
Part-time

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 8.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $26,500 - $31,800.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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