Assistant Women's Rowing Coach

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Department Statement

Colgate Athletics Mission:
To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence

Athletics Department Values:
Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking
Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goal
Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence
Cohesive – Close—knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork
Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners


Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within assigned sport or area. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:
- adhere to Head Coach’s philosophy
- athletic instruction/coaching.
- program operations and administration as designated by head coach

Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These will include:
- monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being
- ensuring student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities

Assist with recruiting:
- attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes
- monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being
- developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents
- identifying talent, setting up recruiting visits, and participating in active recruiting of prospective student-athletes

Assist with Team Social Media:
– coordinating with head coach on social media strategy and posts

Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
- specific conference
- athletic department
- university policies

Successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam.

Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings.

Successful on-time completion of all recruiting logs.

Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include:
- Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni
- Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents
- Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community

Independent and unchallengeable decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present.

Accountable for student-athlete welfare while coaching.

Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program.

Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority ( CSA ), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

Candidate must demonstrate:
- a significant knowledge of rowing
- proven success in recruiting and in coaching at the college or an equivalently high level
- strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes
- knowledge and commitment to University, Conference and NCAA regulations
- good communication and technology skills
- strong leadership qualities

Applicants should be CPR /First Aid Certified.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications Education

Bachelor’s degree is required.
Master’s degree preferred.

Job Open Date 05/26/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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