ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY Job Title: Assistant Coach - Triathlon/Swimming
Position No. AF0340
Employment Type: Administrative
Salary: $32,000.00 - 35,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11/27/2020.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a:
Provide three professional reference including name, relationship, phone number and email address.
Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)
Direct Inquiries Contact: Justin Hastings, Acting Assistant Swim Coach, 970.248.1445
SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Head Swimming & Diving/Triathlon Coach, the primary responsibility of the Assistant Coach is to provide instruction, coaching expertise and leadership to the student athletes of the intercollegiate triathlon and swimming programs. The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in the effective management and administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate program for student athletes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Assists in coaching student-athletes, which includes evaluating their performance in both practice and competition, teaching fundamental techniques and providing leadership and instruction, as directed by the Head Coach.
Teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior for the student-athletes in your charge.
Monitors the conditioning and training of student-athletes, in conjunction with the Strength and Athletic Training staff. Assist in the planning, instruction and administering of the off-season training program, as requested.
Monitor academic performance and overall well-being of student-athletes.
Know and follow the policies of the NCAA, RMAC, CMU, USA Triathlon and USA Swimming.
Attend meetings as necessary.
Attend coaches meetings and clinics for professional growth as directed by the Head Coach
Attend/take part in in-service training by each head coach.
Successfully complete the required recruiting examination annually.
Remain loyal to the head coach and the triathlon and swimming programs.
Attend all home contests and other activities as directed.
Attend and support other university athletic activities.
Assist the Head Coach in performing assigned responsibilities and other such duties as may be required and are assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics, including fundraising.
Dress properly in office hours, practices, game activities and community
Prepare and manage selected competitions and team functions.
Recruit prospective student-athletes who have the academic ability to achieve success at CMU.
Maintain logs and complete compliance forms.
Facilitate team travel arrangements.
Assist with the purchasing of equipment and supplies.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position reports to the Head Triathlon and Swimming Coach. Performs under general supervision. Determines methods of performing assigned work. Supervises managers, and student workers.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required; master's degree is preferred.
Experience coaching triathlon, swimming, running and/or cycling at the collegiate level is preferred.
Must have knowledge of NCAA, RMAC, CMU, and USA Swimming and USA Triathlon rules and regulations, demonstrated knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision, the ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities, and the ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards.
Must have experience in prevention and care of athletic injuries, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification,
Must poses and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to safely transport students in a 12-passenger van.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to effectively present information, both orally and in writing, and to respond to questions from team members, groups of recruits, athletes, students, supporters and the press. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions, manuals and periodicals.
REASONING ABILITY Strategic and analytical reasoning skills are necessary. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The incumbent will be required to sit, walk, talk, hear, and see with both near and far acuity. Must be able to effectively demonstrate different skills relating to triathlon and swimming, and be able to demonstrate proper weight training techniques.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The tasks involved with this position will be performed in a variety of environments, including office and classroom environments, and indoor and outdoor athletic venues. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to extremely noisy.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education. Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.
Colorado Mesa University Attn: Human Resources Office 1100 North Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81501