This position is responsible for all aspects of instruction along with the development and management of a comprehensive Blue & Whites sports program as a component of the college experience which enhances and supports the student’s liberal arts education in support of the mission of the College.
1.Organizes, directs, and implements all phases of a highly competitive program including, but not limited to, practice sessions, recruitment, counseling, and physical, mental, and skill-based training and conditioning. 2.Supervises assistant coach(s). 3.Build a local and regional recruiting network. 4.Monitors the academic performance of the student athletes in the program. 5.Directs and coaches the team according to governing body and Assumption College standards, rules and regulations. 6.Awareness, commitment and adherence to governing body & Assumption College rules. 7.Shall maintain current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use. 8.Actively participates in department fund raising and public relations events. 9.Represents the College in media interviews, speaking engagements, and community service projects. 10.Regularly attends selective special College events such as: Student/Athlete Candlelight Service, Hall of Fame Dinner, First-Year Orientation, Student/Athlete Awards Ceremony, College Admissions activities, etc. 11.Develops alumni relations for the promotion of the program. 12.Directs a summer camp if applicable. 13.Performs other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics. 14.Serves as a Campus Security Authority for Clery reporting purposes and a Responsible Employee for Title IX reporting purposes.
Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s preferred.
College coaching experience preferred – at least 3 years of demonstrated coaching expertise.
Strong communication and public relations, management and leadership skills.
Communicates regularly with athletics administration, students, parents, faculty, high school coaches, N.C.A.A. and Conference officials
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, and/or loud noises.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks.
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About Assumption College
Assumption College, a Catholic institution sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption and rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. We pursue these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and extending to the domain of professional studies. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason, we aim, by the pursuit of the truth, to transform the minds and hearts of students. An Equal Opportunity Employer and member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts, Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented racial minorities to apply.