Under the direct supervision of the Women’s Rowing Head Coach, act as an Assistant Coach for the women’s rowing program. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Teaching and instructing in the fundamentals of rowing (sport mechanics, techniques, strategy);
• Developing, implementing and evaluating on and off-water training plans;
• Assisting with travel, compliance, budget and other administrative functions;
• Promoting rowing through social media and other outreach activities; and
• Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of four (4) years of experience as a rowing athlete and/or coach in a competitive rowing program is required with preference for intercollegiate experience. The ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and coaches, administrators, faculty, staff and students. The ability to develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions. Flexibility in accepting new responsibilities.
A minimum of 5 years of collegiate coaching experience required to be considered for the Associate Head Coach working title.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a Limited appointment on an annual 12-month contract. This position requires occasional night and weekend work as well as travel. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55 p.m. CDT, on the assured consideration date. To apply,please complete the online application and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 237468
About University of Wisconsin - Madison
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.