Provide leadership for men's, women's, and/or combined sports programs at Kent State regional campus. Administer and promote programs within the university's mission, including recruiting student-athletes. Reports to Director, Regional Campus Athletic Program or designated supervisor.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Provide leadership for the combined programs; utilize coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletes' skill and teamwork; analyze teams' performance and adjust strategies as needed.
Oversee recruitment of student-athletes.
Enforce policies and procedures for student-athletes and assistant coaches.
Analyze equipment needs; assist with fundraising activities to subsidize athletic program.
Develop strategies to foster athletic and academic progress of student-athletes.
May perform public relations activities to promote the program.
Submit scores and statistics to media and United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
Supervise student-athletes and assistant coaches.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Bachelor's degree and two to three years of progressively responsible experience coaching high school, collegiate, and/or professional athletic teams.–OR–Associate degree and four to five years of progressively responsible experience coaching high school, collegiate, and/or professional athletic teams.–OR–Six or more years of progressively responsible experience coaching high school, collegiate, and/or professional athletic teams.Must be able to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends. Must be able to complete KSU's 12-passenger van and mini-bus training. Must be able to transport athletes to and from athletic events in university vehicles. Must be able to travel regionally.
American Red Cross certification in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers required within 30 days of hire. Valid driver license and safe driving record.
National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) and United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) rules and regulations, plus all applicable rules and regulations associated with the sport being coached Student-athlete standard practices
Recruiting, coaching, instructing, and training student-athletes Public relations Verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills Basic personal computer use, including MS Excel and Word
Provide leadership and direction Manage a budget Analyze situations and develop solutions Work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends Travel regionally
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Master's degree. Collegiate-level athletic playing experience.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Must be able to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends. Requires regional travel.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 988493
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.