Assistant Coach for Women’s Crew Athletics Department
Williams College Women’s Crew is hiring! Williams College, a Division III institution and a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Crew Coach for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a full time, 10-month, term appointment with the possibility of renewal.
Williams Women’s Crew has a storied tradition and we are looking for someone who will help reinvigorate, enhance and elevate that tradition moving forward. Our student-athletes are team-oriented, supportive and committed to going fast! Therefore, a strong work ethic and enthusiastic demeanor are imperative to this program, as well as a collaborative and creative approach to working as a staff.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply. In your cover letter, please highlight your experience with and commitment to supporting diverse and inclusive communities.
Responsibilities - Assist the Head Coach in all areas including: - Recruit on-campus students and coordinate the recruitment of HS seniors - Fall and summer recruiting trips to clubs and large regattas - Plan and prepare practice/training schedules for novice rowers and that prepares 3V/4V athletes for a smooth transition onto the varsity squad - Maintain boathouse and equipment - Drive college vehicles and trailers when necessary - Coordinate and supervise trips with women’s team members - Make official visit arrangements, create on-campus visit itineraries and pick up recruits - Create work orders for facilities regarding equipment, boathouse and on-campus training facilities - Assist and collaborate with all coaching staff in day-to-day operations
Qualifications - Minimum of 3 years coaching at a competitive high school or collegiate level. - Bachelor’s Degree and collegiate rowing or coaching experience - Knowledge of NESCAC and NCAA Division III policies are preferred - Excellent communications skills and strong interpersonal skills are essential - Proficiency with FrontRush, Google suite, and Excel - Strong administrative organization - Successful candidate will be self-motivated and possess the ability to recruit, teach and coach highly talented student-athletes who can succeed in a challenging academic environment - Ability to work with a diverse student body of students - Valid driver license - Trailer driving experience/willingness to learn
This position is benefits eligible and includes a meal plan.
For optimal consideration please submit a cover letter and resume by July 7, 2019, review of resumes will continue until filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.