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Assistant Esport Coach

Employer
Alma College
Location
Alma, MI

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Esport Coach

Alma College seeks an Assistant Esport Coach to join its current team. The coach is responsible for assisting the head coach with the intercollegiate esport program, including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting qualified student athletes, fundraising, camps, developing schedules, budget management, building community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student athletes, and knowledge of applicable NCAA rules.

Essential Functions - may include, but not limited to the following:

• Coach the esports team.

• Evaluates and recruits qualified student-athletes. Develops a recruiting plan and actively recruits student-athletes.

• Manages all aspects of the team, including practicing, competing, and scheduling.

• Scouts opponents.

• Monitors class schedules, grades, and student-athlete academic progress.

• Responsible for esport student-athlete retention.

• Develop and delegate specific job tasks to assistant(s).

• Model good sportsmanship and always enforce sportsmanlike behavior among players.

• Communicate personal and program expectations to team and individual players

• Cooperate with maintenance staff, transportation staff, and other who are involved in supporting the athletic program.

• Assist administration with alumni relations.

• Commits to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team, the College, the MIAA, and the NCAA with the utmost integrity.

• Work cooperatively with personnel in athletic department, attend department meetings and activities, and always represents the College positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.

• Support the philosophy and mission of the College and the athletic department.

• Develop fundraisers to improve the esport program.

• Develop student-athletes to be contributing members to the campus community and the community at large.

Required Qualifications

• One year or more experience coaching or competing in one of the following titles: Rocket League, Call of Duty Multiplayer.

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

• Excellent computer and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to work collaboratively with athletic staff, faculty, and student body.

Preferred Qualifications

• One year of experience recruiting student athletes.

• Experience conducting camps and tournaments

• One year experience coaching or competing in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.

Responsibilities

• Assist with scheduling practices with the head coach, teams, and practice facility.

• Assist with conducting practices and instructing student athletes with personalized strategies and VoD review.

• Assist with team management including, recruitment and retention of student athletes, monitoring academic progress of student athletes, and ensuring institutional or league mandated student eligibility requirements are met.

• Assist with promotion and social media of teams.

• Attend department meetings and training as required.

• Accompany teams to any approved LAN events.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should complete an Alma College application and submit a letter of application that addresses each of the skills required for the position, a resume, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of four (4) professional references via email to: Chris Gaumond, Head Esports Coach, Alma College, [email protected]

For an Alma College application please go to: https://www.alma.edu/live/files/897-employment- application.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. to academic

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student- faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s lower peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. For more information about the College, visit www.alma.edu.

Story published on April 07, 2022 Last modified on Jun. 7th at 3:10pm by Becky Graham.

Organization

Alma College, a four-year residential liberal arts college located in the heart of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, offers a personalized education with multiple paths and experiences leading to success. A deep regard for students as individuals is fundamental to an Alma education, with small classes and many opportunities for one-on-one collaboration with dedicated faculty.

Alma College actively connects students with a world of ideas and opportunities. The Alma Commitment offers a four-year graduation promise and a pledge that each interested student can participate in an experiential learning opportunity, such as an internship, research fellowship, or study abroad, backed by $2,500 in Alma Venture funding from the college.

Alma’s attractive 128-acre campus is located in the city of Alma, approximately one hour north of Lansing. With an enrollment of about 1,400 students, Alma College employs a full-time teaching faculty of 96, of which 85 percent hold the Ph.D. or other terminal degree. Alma College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Our Academic Mission

Alma College’s mission is to prepare graduates who think critically, serve generously, lead purposefully, and live responsibly as stewards of the world they bequeath to future generations.

Focused exclusively on undergraduate education, Alma College boasts a 12-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, 41 academic majors, self-designed programs of emphasis, pre-professional programs in law and medicine, and an intensive Spring Term that provides opportunities for innovative courses, travel classes, research and internships.

More than 90 percent of Alma’s graduates go on to graduate school or are employed within six months following their graduation.

Our Community

Located in a community of 10,000, Alma College features a walkable campus with historic and contemporary buildings. The campus is a block from downtown Alma and within two hours of Michigan beaches and ski areas. Gratiot and adjacent counties feature plentiful parks, outdoor recreation opportunities, golf courses and shops.

College facilities, including the Stone Recreation Center and Hogan Center pool, offer wellness education, swimming instruction and recreational opportunities to community members and local businesses. The campus is bordered by the 41-mile Fred Meijer Heartland Bike Trail. The Alma College library, housing more than 278,000 volumes, also is a resource.

Cultural and sports events are offered throughout the year, with free admission to Alma College students, faculty and staff for most college-sponsored events. In addition to the college’s excellent fine arts programs, an active community of local artists has formed music, theatre and art guilds with a loyal regional following. Alma’s Division III Athletics program offers intercollegiate competition in 22 varsity sports.

For more information

Employment: 

http://www.alma.edu/offices/human-resources/job-openings/

Social media links:

http://www.facebook.com/almacollege

http://www.youtube.com/user/almacollege

http://twitter.com/almacollege

Gratiot Area Chamber of Commerce

http://www.gratiot.org/1/295/index.asp

City of Alma

http://www.ci.alma.mi.us/1/307/index.asp

Alma Public Schools

http://www.almaschools.net

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