Georgetown College invites applications for the position of Head Coach for Acrobatics and Tumbling. This position’s primary functions are to recruit and train student-athletes; promote and fundraise; schedule games; and organize and direct the day-to-day activities for an intercollegiate athletics program. EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE •Adhere to institutional, conference and national governing bodies policies and procedures •Act as a role model within and outside the institution •Perform duties as workload necessitates •Maintain a positive and respectful attitude •Communicate regularly with supervisor about Department issues •Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload •Consistently report to work on time, prepared to perform duties of position
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •Recruit, train, scout and instruct student-athletes as necessary to build a competitive athletic program •Monitor, reward and correct academic performance as necessary and feasible to encourage academic success and maintain eligibility •Manage program budgets within assigned guidelines •Plan and implement fundraising activities in accordance with institutional policies and procedures •Manage and coordinate scheduling, including travel, officials, support personnel, etc. for practices, contests, games, or matches •Coordinate and implement promotional activities to provide visibility, encourage attendance, and otherwise bring positive attention to the program, the Athletics Department and the institution •Attend meetings, events, seminars, conferences, etc. in support of departmental and institutional goals
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises support staff. Support staff may be full or part-time, and may include volunteer and/or paid assistant coaches, student assistants, student managers and other program staff. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Education and / or Experience -- Bachelor's degree in a related major from a four-year college or university; or one to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred Communication / Language -- Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Computer Literacy / General Office Equipment -- Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Review of applicants will being immediately and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. As an equal opportunity institution, Georgetown College is committed to diversity in its faculty, staff and student body.
About Georgetown College
Established in 1829, Georgetown College is a distinguished private college in Kentucky, offering primarily undergraduate programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions. Its single graduate program is a Master of Arts in Education. A full range of information about Georgetown College is available on the website at www.georgetowncollege.edu.