Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are
passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the
transformative power of learning.
The Assistant Men's and Women's Wrestling
Coach supports the head coach of Wrestling with organizing,
administrating and managing all aspects of the Aurora University
NCAA Division III Wrestling program.
Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with
prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and
the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group
of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service,
learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora
Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University an
inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of
Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes
the confidential nature of university business.
Supports learning through performance of essential job
functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or
Essential Job Functions:
Supports the head coach of the sport by carrying out assigned
Understands and follows NCAA and conference rules and
regulations. Follows NCAA rules as outlined in Bylaw 13 in the NCAA
Division III Manual. Reports any alleged violations of NCAA,
conference, or institutional rules and regulations.
Coaches the position(s) or segments necessary as directed by
the head coach.
Keeps informed of contemporary trends, tactics, techniques and
strategies in coaching, which includes developing a philosophy of
what to teach and how to implement.
Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of
practices as necessary.
Instructs student-athletes on high expectations for academic
achievement; monitors the academic progress of
Instructs student-athletes on a standard of proper safety.
Recruits individual student-athletes or territories as directed
by the head coach. Assists student-athletes and their parents in
understanding the educational programs and opportunities at Aurora
University as well as the opportunities in the athletic program.
Answers questions to aid in the understanding of NCAA Division III
rules related to recruitment.
Maintains self-control and poise; provides an example of
sportsmanlike conduct for team members, officials, opponents and
Attends athletic department meetings and university community
meetings and functions.
Handles confidential information with tact and discretion.
Drives university or rental vehicles as needed for away
Essential Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university is
required; master's degree is preferred
- Minimum of five years related experience; intercollegiate
wrestling coaching experience is preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written skills required.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a
wide range of constituents: student-athletes, parents, coaches,
media, alumni, administrators, support staff, campus community and
the community at-large.
- Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and meet deadlines,
strong strategic thinking and problem solving abilities.
- General computer knowledge with a proficiency in Word and
- Knowledge of social media outlets.
- Evening and weekend availability is required
- Flexibility with an evolving work environment important
- A valid driver's license and driving record which meets
institutional requirements is required.
- Physical ability to endure physically strenuous work-outs and
physical exercise on a daily basis, including standing and/or
walking for long periods, bending, stooping, lifting; manual
dexterity; lifting of up to 30 pounds.
Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including
health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b)
retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send
resume with cover letter and contact information for three
references including name, telephone and email address.
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.