*The incumbent Head Coach is retiring as of December 2018. This position will be filled as soon as possible with the new coach serving as Co-Head Coach until January 2019 after which point the new coach will assume all Head Coach duties.
Job Description: Under the supervision of the Athletics Director/Deputy Athletics Director, the Head Coach of the Co-Ed Rifle program will coordinate the operations, management, coaching and cultivation of a competitive and successful Division III team and set of student-athletes.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:
- Support the academic success of all student-athletes and demonstrate a strong commitment to their personal and professional development.
- Direct the planning, management, evaluation, operation, and coordination of all aspects of the Rifle program.
- Supervise and organize practice sessions, game-day coaching operations, scheduling, and team travel.
- Maintain proper and appropriate discipline among students during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off campus.
- Supervise the assistant coaching staff.
- Actively recruit prospective students of the highest quality in order to contribute to the program’s success.
- Engage in team fundraising activities and alumni engagement events.
- Take advantage of professional development opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as further success of the Rifle program.
- Attend campus, conference, regional, and national meetings as necessary.
- Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Athletic Conference, Mid Atlantic Rifle Conference (MAC), John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA Division III) policies and procedures.
- Coordinate travel arrangements for tournament travel, assigned budgets, program planning and forecasting, including team building and community outreach programs.
- This position will require night and weekend work, and overnight travel to away matches.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree required.
3-5 years of head coaching experience preferred. Assistant coaching experience required.
Current CPR / AED certifications must be obtained upon hiring.
Driver’s License required.
Experience in hiring, supervising, and training support staff and developing schedules to assure all work and work areas are covered.
Excellent customer and staff relation skills required.
Strong organization skills required.
Additional Salary Information: All coaches have access to a $1,500 Professional Development fund on an annual basis.
About John Jay College of Criminal Justice
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice Athletics Department provides a comprehensive, competitive and fulfilling program in which all can feel pride, commitment and affiliation. The Department represents an exemplary model of intercollegiate athletics where athletic excellence is sought within the context of full support for the institution’s academic mission. Our goal is to attract, retain and graduate the finest student-athletes who in turn become loyal, supportive and proud alumni. The John Jay Athletics Department serves 14 intercollegiate sports and approximately 200 student-athletes. The Department also consists of Recreation and Intramurals, to create an educational environment producing social and fitness rewards.