Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Head Coach – Women’s Rowing to oversee and direct all aspects of the Rutgers University Women’s Rowing Program which provides an opportunity for student-athletes to compete on a competitive, Division I Rowing team while attending school and pursuing a college degree. Among the key duties of this position are the following:•Establishes and maintains a nationally competitive intercollegiate women’s rowing team in the Big Ten Conference and NCAA.•Recruits high level academically and athletically skilled female students to attend Rutgers and to participate in the women’s rowing program.•Schedules, organizes and conducts practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and success.•Develops, teaches and instructs the student-athletes in the proper rules of the sport, conditioning, skills and techniques on the water, proper care of equipment, and in life-skills and leadership qualities on and off the water.•Fundraises and assists in public relation events that support the objectives of the program and allow for program enhancements.•Solves and makes a final decision on discipline or resolution for any issues or problems may arise with student-athletes regarding academics, violating team rules, parents, internal team conflicts etc.•Participates in department wide strategic planning in the same context as other head coaches.•Completes various other duties and tasks as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of position. • Also requires minimum of five years coaching experience, preferably on the intercollegiate level.
• Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license. • Knowledge of Big Ten and NCAA rules and regulations required. • Must possess good organizational, communication and public relations skills. • Must be computer literate.
• Advanced degree preferred - preferred • First aid, AED, CPR certifications - preferred • Head coaching experience at the Division I level - preferred
The Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutg...ers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.