The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, N.D., is accepting applications for a Head Coach for its newly announced co-ed Shooting Sports program.
UJ is elevating its club trapshooting program to a competitive shooting sports team, including the addition of archery, which will begin competing during the 2019-2020 academic year.
The opening is a 10 month-full-time position responsible for the development and eventual oversight of the program. Responsibilities include program operation, recruiting, and practice and competition management. The successful candidate will report to the Dean of Engagement and Student Affairs.
Bachelor’s degree required. Related experience in a recreational sports setting or an equivalent combination of education and collegiate shooting experience. Previous collegiate coaching experience preferred as well as knowledge of ATA, NCSA, NSSA, and USA Shooting rules. A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept and a working knowledge of archery and trapshooting rules and regulations is required. Additional requirements include strong communication, organizational, and supervisory skills, the ability to work well in a team environment, and the capacity to model mature, responsible leadership. The candidate must be willing to work weekends and holidays and travel with the team to competitions. Applicants must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by The University of Jamestown.
About University of Jamestown
Established in 1883 as Jamestown College, University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting bachelor of arts, science and science in nursing degrees, as well as master’s degrees in education and leadership, and a Fargo-based doctor of physical therapy degree.University of Jamestown offers more than 30 areas of study. With the Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs. The Journey includes a four-year graduation guarantee and a guaranteed internship.