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Head Rifle Coach

The Citadel
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 8, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Head Rifle Coach

Job no: 496378
Work type: Full Time Permanent - Staff
Location: Charleston
Categories: Athletics
Salary: $40k - $50k
Payscale: Unclassified

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is accepting applicants for a Head Rifle Coach in the Athletics Department. The Head Rifle Coach will devote full-time attention and energies to the duties of Coaching including but not limited to; Effectively run a Collegiate Rifle program; Effectively recruit student-athletes that possess the athletic, academic and leadership values consistent with The Citadel; Effectively communicate with student-athletes, staff and faculty; Support, encouragement and mentorship of student-athletes; Monitor and advise in regards to the academic excellence of student-athletes; Communicate and collaborate with sports medicine staff and strength and conditioning coaches to ensure the health and safety of the student-athletes.

The successful candidate will exhibit competency with all decision making and administrative reporting in accordance with running Women's and Co-ed Rifle Programs including but not limited to: Competency with NRA, ISSF and NCAA Rifle Rules; Competency with Megalink Electronic Targeting system including a basic understanding of system maintenance and match management; Display organization, timeliness and attention to detail on all administrative functions including maintaining a balanced budget, official scheduling, equipment ordering, and manage team travel; Compliance with all NCAA, SoCon and Institutional rules and regulations including completion of all required reporting including management of scholarship allotment; Handle fundraising and community service engagement for the program

This position is also required to manage the Rifle Range working as the point of contact coordinating with facilities and operations staff on events as well as the Club Pistol team for range use.

The successful candidate will support the letter and intent of the military mission and regulations of the institution, contribute to the campus community in a positive manner and encourage student-athletes to succeed in balancing the academic, military and athletic aspects of their education. Coaches are expected to represent the institution and the program in accordance with institutional values of Honor, Duty and Respect

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree is required or high school diploma and four years equivalence in college rifle. Must be highly organized and have strong leadership and communication skills. The Citadel demands a thorough knowledge and adherence to institutional, Southern Conference and NCAA rules.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience on a collegiate rifle team or as a Rifle Coach along with a thorough knowledge of the skills required to teach Collegiate Rifle are preferred.

Benefits of Working at The Citadel
  • Extensive Health Plans
  • Great Retirement Options
  • Tuition Waiver Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Isle of Palms Beach Club
  • Swain Family Boat Center
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Read more about our benefits, on our HR website

  • About The Citadel College

    The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina, is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great restaurants, shopping and much more. Ranked #1 Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up to a master's degree, the opportunities are endless.

    There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3 graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31 Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000 students attend the Graduate College, evening and online programs.

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