Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach – Women's Rowing for Rutgers Athletics. Under the direct supervision of the Head Coach, the position assists in establishing and maintaining a nationally competitive intercollegiate women's rowing program in the Big Ten and NCAA. The 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 is 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.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
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.
Assists in fundraising and public relations events that support the objective of the program and allow for program enhancements.
Assists with all other aspects of the women's rowing program, as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA regulations relative to proper rules of competition in the sport of rowing.
Good organization skills.
Ability to communicate with student-athletes and the media.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Understanding of technical knowledge of the sport of Rowing with the ability to help develop the student-athlete to their full potential.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
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.
Ability to use a computer, email, editing equipment and recruiting database software.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Will be required to work nights and weekends.
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 21ST1639
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 135062
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.