Part-time Assistant Fencing Coach in Foil
St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses;
international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and
Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The
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University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic
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and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The
University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher
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university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.
Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required
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Specific Job Title
Part-Time Assistant Fencing
Coach in Foil
Head Fencing Coach
Assistant fencing coach should lead foil fencing team squad, design
drills and activities in line with fencer's experience and skill.
Supervise practices and meets, prioritizing safety and reporting to
the Head Fencing Coach.
- Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive
Division 1 Fencing program, including thorough knowledge of the
sport, coaching strategies, and fencer development.
- Assist in overall program planning and organization.
- Assist in recruitment of student-athletes on international,
national, and regional levels.
- Adhere to NCAA rules and Regulations which includes,
self-reporting NCAA violation, when applicable.
- Lead foil squad in everyday practice and all scheduled
- Work within the framework of the department of athletics
administration and coaches.
- Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration,
staff, and alumni.
- Utilize all STJ Athletic Department required software programs
to keep up to date on Fencing team calendars, athletic activities,
reporting, and university records for the STJ Fencing Team.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- Be truly a leader and an example in behavior and
- Experience teaching foil for at least 5 years on national or
- Knowledge of NCAA and USFA fencing rules.
- Ability to give individual and group lessons.
- Organize technical and tactical drills during everyday
All fencing practices will be held in the gym with appropriate
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
- Assistant fencing coach must be in good physical condition to
be able to perform individual lessons to students, travel to all
scheduled college, national and international competitions.
- Assistant fencing coach will need occasionally to drive a
university van to transport fencing student/athletes to and from
school and practices/competitions. Valid Driver License
This is a part-time position. Will required three days per week 2-3
hours' university practice and supervise foil students at the NYC
club every time they will be practicing there.
Assistant fencing coach must be available to travel to all St.
John's University scheduled competitions.
Required Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in physical education and sport or 8+ years
of high-level competitive experience as a Sabre fencer.
- Competitive coaching experience in foil 5+ years.
- Excellent computer skills.
Must pass all Safe Sport required courses and all university
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties,
responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary
range for this position is $16,500 - $17,000. St. John's University
considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and
responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience,
education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as
market and organizational considerations when extending an
This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's
physical locations at any time.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is
commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent
upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely
comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our
workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental,
life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission,
generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program,
and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also
enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining
facilities, campus recreation and sporting events
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's
University of satisfactory references, verification of employment
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
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