Under the direction of the head women's rowing coach, the assistant women's rowing coach is responsible for all phases of the women's rowing program as it relates to the mission of Duquesne University and the Department of Athletics.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Displays an unyielding commitment to honesty and integrity, as well as to compliance with NCAA, Atlantic 10 and Duquesne University regulations.
2. Demonstrates a commitment to assisting student-athletes achieve academic success by creating a positive educational environment that also promotes personal growth.
3. Engages in and supports the coordination of team travel.
4. Provides a positive collegiate experience for student-athletes.
5. Support the head coach in the development of a women's rowing program that challenges student-athletes to improve and succeed both individually and as a team within the structure of the Athletic Department.
6. Provides student-athletes with appropriate coaching by imparting knowledge of the sport and skill instruction.
7. Effectively recruits student-athletes that can be successful within the program and the university's academic standards.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Have a minimum of 1 year coaching experience at the collegiate level or 3 years at the high school level
Flexibility to work non-traditional hours and weekends is essential
Rowing experience at an intercollegiate varsity rowing program or competitive club program
Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaching staff, parents, and the University community.
Understanding of the demands placed on Division I student-athletes both in the classroom and on the water.
Ability to lead and motivate student-athletes.
Integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of the sport.
Ability to successfully complete Act 153 background checks.
Recruiting experience at the collegiate level or demonstrated skills and abilities necessary to be a successful recruiter.
About Duquesne University
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university located on a bluff above downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1878 as a Catholic college by the Order of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic university in Pennsylvania, and the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. Duquesne is consistently ranked among America's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and a tradition of academic excellence. A coeducational university on a self-contained campus with dramatic views of Pittsburgh's skyline and rivers, the university has students representing nearly every state in the union and 80 nations. Duquesne has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, and 87 percent of incoming freshman are drawn from the top half of their high school class. Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in natural and environmental sciences, leadership, business, nursing, health sciences, pharmacy, law, education, music, and the liberal arts. Duquesne University offers 6 men’s and 11 women’s varsity sports, including NCAA Division I Basketball, (Atlantic 10 Conference), and Division I-FCS football (Northeast Conference). Learn more about our athletics programs at GoDuquesne.com.