The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 18 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.
Position Summary The Head Men's Golf Coach will be responsible for organizing and administering all aspects of the varsity program including: coaching, recruiting, event scheduling, supervision of program personnel, fund-raising, marketing, budget management, and compliance with NCAA and the Summit League Conference rules/regulations. The Head Coach will demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of multiculturalism and diversity through hiring practices, training and development programming, campus collaborations, or involvement and participation in university/divisional multiculturalism and diversity projects or initiatives. The Head Coach will embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication.
Essential Functions Recruit quality student-athletes capable of pursuing a baccalaureate degree as demonstrated by maintenance of an exemplary graduation rate while managing a cost-effective and administratively efficient program. Demonstrate excellent teaching and coaching competencies with regard to: (a) sport skill instruction, (b) motivation, (c) tactical strategies, and (d) design a competitive schedule that maximizes student-athlete development and performance. Provide leadership in the personal development of student-athletes by projecting a positive and professional image including opportunities for the social, emotional, academic development, and athletic welfare of the student-athletes. Initiate and participate in public relations, marketing, and fundraising activities as well as continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge. Train and supervise assistant coaches with the goal of developing head coach capabilities while relating to officials, junior college, high school, and club coaches, the media and general public. Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics Code of Ethics rules and regulations. Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division by demonstrating excellent writing, speaking, and listening skills. Assuming other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Athletics and Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Demonstrated knowledge and application of NCAA rules and a proven commitment to high ethical standards. Demonstrated commitment to academics. Excellent organizational and supervisory skills. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and public relations skills. Commitment to the academic success of student-athletes. Head Coach is responsible for judgment related to conduct issues of student-athletes such as athletic performance, social issues and interaction with teammates which may require some form of discipline or suspension. The Head Coach is responsible for physical and emotional welfare of student-athletes during the academic season, including on and off campus representation of the University of Denver. T he Head Coach issues and discusses rules for the program related to all aspects of expectations of performance and conduct socially and academically. Judgement of the head coach is necessary to the overall performance of his/her athletic team, coaches and budget. The coach must adhere to Divisional guidelines for administrative performance, the conference and NCAA rules and polices. Team policies and rules are the responsibility of the head coach and require decision making that is in the best interest of the welfare of the student-athletes in the program and the University of Denver.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field. Demonstrated successful coaching experience. Success in recruiting student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence.
Preferred Qualifications Master's degree. Collegiate head coaching experience.
Application Deadline For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Special Instructions Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Grade Number The salary grade for the position is 11.
Salary Range The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $80,000.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.
Benefits The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
Please include the following documents with your application: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
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About University of Denver
The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 32 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division I teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.