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Assistant Coach, Golf

Willamette University
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Assistant Coach, Golf

Posting Number: R0003747
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:
The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of running DIII NCAA golf programs. The assistant coach will help coach workouts, practices and competitions and work with player development. Other duties include administration of both the men's and women's team travel arrangements.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Instruct, teach and coach student-athletes during practices and competitions.
  • Serve as coach for one team when teams travel separately to competitions.
  • The assistant coach will be available to both the men's and the women's programs for individual coaching during practice hours and at times will be responsible for executing practice plans on their own.
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating team travel.
  • Assist head coach with recruiting activities.
  • Assist with any other administrative duties as directed by the Head Coach.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years as part of a coaching staff, or 2 years of college golf experience.
  • Basic knowledge of Google, Google Docs, and social media.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to University policies, particularly as they apply to student safety and hazing.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English both orally and in writing, including the ability to communicate instructions pertaining to athletic matters in both a classroom and an athletic coaching setting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA Div. III and Northwest Conference rules, policies, and procedures as they apply to the activities and programs within the incumbent's designated sport.
  • Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain working relationships with other staff, faculty, and students.
  • Must possess a current driver's license valid in the state of Oregon and a driving record insurable by the University's insurer.
  • Successful clearance of a criminal conviction record check

Typical Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 3 - 8 pm is typical with extended hours in September, October, and February - April. Weekend work is common.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received until the position is filled.

All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

You will need to upload the following documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
  • Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve emphasis
  • Current Resume

​Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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