POSITION: Head Coach – Women’s Gymnastics – Coach III (10 month)
CATEGORY: Full Time, 10 Month, Contractual
Search Number: 19-026
Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice. SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston.
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is a NCAA Division II program and a member of the Northeast 10 Conference. Consisting of 19 athletics teams, SCSU’s outstanding program continually ranks among the top NCAA Division II programs in the nation, and also boasts a long record of dominance in the Northeast for both team and individual championships. The Owls rank among the top 10 nationally with 80 individual titles and in team championships with 10 titles. SCSU had NCAA championships representation in eight sports in 2016-17 and also ranked among the top-30 percent of all Division II programs in the Clearfield Sports Cup for the 11th straight year.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include: Providing leadership for all aspects of the Women’s Gymnastics Program. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with NCAA, ECAC and University regulations. Successful completion of NCAA certification exam. Identifies, evaluates and recruits academically prepared students in accordance with University policies and NCAA regulations. Supervises assistant coaches and staff. Provides academic oversight of student athletes to ensure retention and graduation. Arranges all aspects of scheduling, team travel, etc. Maintains open and harmonious communications with all facets of the campus community. Maintains fiscal responsibility and integrity. Participates in community, campus and departmental initiatives when appropriate. Timely submission of all required requests/paperwork.
QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Master’s degree preferred and five (5) years of professional level experience. Commitment in following the letter and spirit of NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Ability to effectively work with a diverse population of student athletes and coaches in a cultural climate that celebrates diversity. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
APPLICATION: Please forward a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Sharon DeCrescenzo at firstname.lastname@example.org. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by June 21, 2019. Position will be opened until filled.
SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.