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 2021-2022. 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 and enhance that tradition moving forward. Williams student/athletes are committed to elevating the physical, mental and social discourse around sport and community. A strong applicant will be active in outreach and programmatic growth and will be an effective communicator with the growing population of community outreach programs.
Recruit on-campus students and coordinate the recruitment of HS juniors and seniors, including travel to clubs and large regattas during the summer
Plan and prepare practice/training schedules for novice rowers and that prepares 3V/4V
athletes for a smooth transition onto the varsity squad
Develop community outreach and programmatic initiatives
Coordinate and supervise trips with women’s team members; Drive college vehicles and trailers when necessary
Make official visit arrangements, create on-campus visit itineraries and pick up recruits
Maintain and create work orders regarding equipment, boathouse and on-campus training facilities; Assist and collaborate with all coaching staff in day-to-day operations
Collegiate rowing experience and at least 1 year coaching at a competitive high school or collegiate level
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 and 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
Cultural competency when working with a diverse student body
Valid driver license with a satisfactory record required, trailer driving experience preferred (or a willingness to learn)
Williams is keen to hear from candidates about why working here and contributing to our strategic mission of prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion is important to you. We are especially interested in candidates excited about expanding accessibility and lowering barriers to entry for the sport, and are eager to talk to candidates who have familiarity with inner-city or other community-based programs.
Review of resumes will begin on May 10, 2021 and will continue until filled. This position includes a generous benefits/vacation package, pays $29,420 for a 10-month term, and comes with a full-board meal plan during academic terms. Job Group 3-C.
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.