Assistant Club Women's Rugby Coach (part-time/temporary)

University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell

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Job no: 510256
Position type: Hourly
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Salary: $14.30/hour
Applications Open: Sep 16 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

This position will be responsible for the guidance and development of student-athletes that take part in this activity. The candidate will attend scheduled rugby practices and matches, advise students on skills and strategies in which they are familiar, and act as a key link in the Campus Recreations risk management plan.

Responsibilities include:

• Arriving on time and prepared to instruct
• Provide mentorship, and teach rugby skills to students
• Attend all club practices/competitions
• Review all drafts of team injury forms
• Be aware and of help to implement program goals, guidelines
• Help maintain a culture of professionalism, inclusion and sporting conduct
• Meet annually with Club Sport administration to discuss team progress
• Maintain professional relationships with the team, administration, vendors, and any members of national governing bodies
• Act as a mandatory reporter for harassment, hazing, or any student health concerns
• Act as a first responder/assist in medical emergencies.
• Carry an up to date CPR/FA/AED certification through the American Red Cross

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

• Be able to obtain a 200-level USA rugby coaching certification
• The candidate should have experience coaching, or leading groups involved in rugby.

Preferred Qualifications:

• An Associate’s Degree or higher is encouraged but not required.
• Experience with varsity or recreational programming a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited position.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please include a resume and cover letter (optional) with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.


Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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