Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach develops, manages, implements, and advances competitive intercollegiate men’s and women’s golf programs within the philosophy, objectives, policies, and guidelines of NCAA Division II, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), and Department of Athletics at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS). The Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach reports to the Director of Athletics.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
1.Teach and instruct advanced level skills, techniques, and game strategies inherent in the highest level of competitive play; developing UIS golf student-athletes to successful competitive achievements.
2.Recruit highly successful golf student-athletes who are both physically and academically talented, who represent UIS and Department of Athletics with good character, and who strive to graduate from UIS.
3.Responsible for scheduling, organizing, and conducting practices/competitions including team travel.
4.Responsible for administration and strategic vision for success of UIS men’s and women’s golf programs including budgeting, strategic planning, organizing, and reconciling golf accounts to ensure expenditures compliant with budget.
5.Responsible for fundraising, marketing, promotion, and alumni and community engagement of UIS golf and Department of Athletics at UIS.
6.Identify, manage, mentor, and oversee ethical and talented UIS golf assistant coaching staff.
7.Collaborate with athletic training staff, academic support personnel, strength and conditioning, compliance staff, and other campus personnel to enhance and support UIS golf student-athlete experience.
8.Accountable for compliance with all NCAA Division II and Great Lakes Valley Conference rules; including submission of all compliance forms, adherence to all compliance policies and procedures, and attendance of mandatory NCAA rules education sessions.
9.Monitor academic performance and progress of men’s and women’s golf student-athletes.
10.Coordinate golf tournaments and camps/clinics in an effort to increase local and regional exposure of UIS and UIS golf.
11.Attend GLVC, UIS, and Department of Athletics meetings as scheduled; hold office hours in the office in the Recreation and Athletic Center; complete required NCAA and UIS training
12.Perform other related duties as assigned to support the department’s strategic goals and on-going initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years coaching experience.
Preferences will be given to candidates with advanced degrees, a tenure of successful collegiate coaching experience with a proven record of recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes.
Desired qualifications include demonstrated ability in skill instruction, practice and game plan development, academic monitoring and development of student-athletes, fundraising and public relations, general administrative skills including budgeting and scheduling, strong leadership skills, knowledge and commitment to NCAA DII rules compliance, and strong ethical integrity. The successful candidate must be committed to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the development of student-athletes around their academic achievement, diversity, equity, inclusion, health and welfare.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please create your candidate profile at https://jobs.uis.edu and upload your letter of application, resume, and the names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references by June 25, 2021. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Allison Thornley (email@example.com, 217-206-8570). For more information about the position, you may contact Roy Brown, Interim Director of Athletics (firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-206-7592).
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
UIS is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer; veterans, persons with disabilities, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
Internal Number: 145011
About University of Illinois Springfield (UIS)
University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference and NCAA Division II sponsoring 17 intercollegiate sports. UIS Athletics operates out of the 16.2 million dollar Recreation and Athletic Center, built in 2008. UIS is located in Springfield, Illinois, which is the capital city of the State of Illinois and has a population of approximately 115,000. Springfield is located in central Illinois approximately 3 hours south of Chicago and 2 hours northeast of St. Louis, Missouri. University of Illinois Springfield is a campus of the world-class University of Illinois, offering innovative, high-quality liberal arts & sciences education, professional programs at undergraduate and graduate levels, and an extensive array of internships and opportunities to engage in the local community and in state government. The learning environment is intellectually rich, with an emphasis on undergraduate research, and class sizes that foster student-faculty collaboration. UIS provides students in government and public service majors with extraordinary opportunities to develop leadership skills through study and work in the living laboratory that is Illinois state ...government. UIS is also a national leader in the delivery of online education, and its College of Business & Management is accredited by AACSB. UIS ranked the top public regional university in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report in 2020 and 2021.
UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.