Description: Assists the Head Coach with all aspects of a sports program. Recruits athletes, mentors athletes, fosters athletic, emotional, and academic group of student athletes. Oversees sports equipment, practice plans and schedules, skill development, designs coaching strategies. Oversees public and media relations. Coordinates team travel and schedule. Adheres to all rules and regulations.
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking an Assistant Gymnastics Coach. The Assistant Gymnastics Coach will be responsible for carrying out coaching assignments during daily workouts, practices, and scheduled events; enforcing team rules; maintaining statistics; monitoring each assigned athletes' performance; employing specific coaching modalities to meet needs. Other responsibilities include recruiting student-athletes, assisting with departmental recruiting activities, and carrying out scouting assignments. Other duties are as assigned. Bachelor's degree and one year of coaching experience is required.
The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience: Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Additional details about Required Licensure Certification: An equivalent combination of work experience and high level playing experience may be substituted at the discretion of the University.
Work Schedule: Varies
Work Arrangement: On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range: TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Essential Functions: Coaching - Carries out coaching assignments during daily work-outs, practices and scheduled events. Enforces team rules. Maintains statistics. Monitors each assigned athletes performance and employs specific coaching modalities to meet needs. Recruiting - recruits student athletes; assists with departmental recruiting activities and carries out scouting assignments. Financial and general administration - assist in budget planning. Assists with the coordination of team travel plans. Works with the facilities coordinator to adhere to practice and competition schedules. Physical conditioning - consults with the trainers and team physicians in monitoring the well-being of student athletes. Other duties as assigned by the head coach. Includes adhering to policies established by the NCCA, ACC, and the University.
Physical Effort: Instructing and demonstrating physical skills while coaching; extensive travel via car, air and bus. Must stand for long periods of time at games and at practice. May participate in drills or practices. May have to lift or transport equipment.