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Head Women's Bowling Coach (Part-Time)

University of Bridgeport
Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 8, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Part Time

The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

The Head Women’s Bowling Coach performs all responsibilities including planning, coaching, recruiting, managing and directing the Bowling program.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Recruits Student Athletes to participate on the women’s Bowling team

  • Represent the University of Bridgeport and the Athletic Department in a positive manner with a high degree of integrity and quality.

  • Promote and support the University of Bridgeport and its mission.

  • Promote and support the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department’s program mission and goals.

  • Promote Women’s Bowling

  • Provide leadership in the planning and operation of the program

  • Administer the women’s bowling program within the policies of University of Bridgeport, team conference, and the NCAA.

  • Organize and facilitate all daily practice sessions, contest preparation, competition and off-season training.

  • Adhere to operating, equipment and scholarship budgets as established by the Athletic Department.

  • Delegate responsibilities to assistants, student coaches, and squad members.

  • Develop and maintain a successful recruiting system while maintaining a high level of visibility.

  • Assist in promotion and public relations activities for the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Athletics

  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.

Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.

  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.

  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.

Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing and fostering best practices and policies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and build an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.

  • Ability to recruit and retain student athletes

  • Coaching and /or participation at collegiate level preferred; demonstrated ability and passion to coach bowling


Minimum Required Qualifications :

Education, Training and Experience :
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; advanced degree preferred;

  • CPR/AED certification;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Coaching and /or participation at collegiate level preferred; at least 2-4 years- experience preferred

  • Knowledge and experience in bowling

  • Ability to work weekdays, evenings and weekends;

  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and meet University of Bridgeport’s Driving Requirements;

  • Willingness to fundraise;

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the university community.

Special Requirements :
  • Valid license & insured vehicle

Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Outdoor Weather Conditions X
Work with fumes or airborne particles X
Work near moving mechanical parts X
Risk of electrical shock X
Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Talking & Hearing X
Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X
Climbing or balancing X
Bending, pulling, pushing X
Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Up to 10 pounds X
Up to 25 pounds X
Up to 50 pounds X
Up to 75 pounds X
Up to 100 pounds X
Over 100 pounds X

Vision requirements (Especially relevant if driving is required by the job)

___ Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

___ Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

___ Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

___ Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

___ Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

_X_ No special vision requirements

(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between The University of Bridgeport and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

The University of Bridgeport provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. The University of Bridgeport complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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