Assistant Coach Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports
JOB #: 1707304
Full Time; Contract Salary By Agreement (BYA only) UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment. In partnership with head coach, helps develop strategies for developing and maintaining large and / or highly visible intercollegiate sports programs. Responsible for overseeing specific aspects of the sports program including, but not limited to, individual player development, teaching position skill-work, planning and execution of practice and games, opponent scouts/film breakdown, on and off-campus recruiting, as well as various administrative duties for team travel Must be attentive to detail; keep accurate records; and possess an ability to work with a diverse constituency, including but not limited to students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff administrators, prospective students, and other outside contacts. Must foster an environment of NCAA compliance. May provide guidance to other personnel. Assumes head coach responsibilities as needed. Additionally staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach.
Coaching positions available under this recruitment: Men's Soccer, Men's Volleyball, Men's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Women's Basketball, M&W Cross Country, M&W Track and Field, Men's Swimming, Women's Swimming, and M&W Dive; 2-months 50% time (pre and post month) and 4 months 100% time.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.
Advanced interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants, staff and parents of student athletes.
Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and be highly effective communicating verbally, in writing and for live media presentations.
Advanced knowledge of the team sport and technical coaching principles. Leadership skills to mentor and develop student-athletes, assistant coaching or program instruction staff and skills in effective assistant coaching.
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07/24/2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.