Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach – Women’s Rowing for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. This position is under the direct supervision of the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach assists in establishing and maintaining a nationally competitive intercollegiate women's rowing program in the Big Ten and NCAA. This position will also assist in all aspects of the rowing program, including recruiting, coaching current student-athletes on and off the water, assisting in fundraising, assisting in alumni relations. The Assistant Coach must have an understanding of technical knowledge of the sport of Rowing with the ability to help develop the student-athlete to their full potential.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
The position will be responsible for helping to maintain of all equipment for the women's rowing program, including all boats, oars, electronic equipment, safety equipment, ergometers, bikes, etc.
Assists in organizing and conducting practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and success.
Assists in developing, teaching and instructing the student-athletes in the proper rules of play, conditioning, skills and techniques in the sport of rowing and in life-skills and leadership qualities off the course.
Maintains equipment for the women's rowing program including ordering, assessing and repairing boats, oars, ergometers, electronic equipment, safety equipment, etc.
Recruits high level academically and athletically skilled students to attend Rutgers and to participate on the women's Rowing team.
Participates in fundraising and public relations events that support the objective of the program and allow for program enhancements.
Minimum Education and Experience:
This position requires Bachelor Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be willing to travel, when necessary, to sites throughout New Jersey for business demands.
Good organization skills.
Ability to communicate with student-athletes and the media.
Knowledge of NCAA regulations relative to proper rules of competition in the sport of rowing.
Collegiate rowing coaching and competition experience
Knowledge of Big Ten Conference and NCAA regulations
Previous experience repairing and maintaining rowing-related equipment including rowing shells, boats, oars, ergometers, etc.
Must be able to use a computer, email, editing equipment and recruiting database software.
Position will assist in creating an inventory rotation and replacement schedule for equipment.
Posting Number: 18ST2745
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 73229
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.