The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.
The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, budget management, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations
Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: budget management, contest scheduling, practice planning, travel arrangement, and monitoring study tables Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read and interpret documents such as business periodicals professional journals or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and develop related spreadsheets. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions, ratios, and percentages. Quantitative and qualitative reasoning are necessary. Strong negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving ability is necessary. The ability to exercise good decision-making under pressure is necessary. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required. Excellent communication and public relation skills. Commitment to the academic success of student-athletes. Required Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and expereince Previous coaching experience or equivalent Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations Preferred Qualifications
Master's Degree Previous collegiate coaching experience Application Deadline For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on January 22, 2020.
Special Instructions Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Range: Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.
Please include the following documents with your application: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
About University of Denver
The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 32 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division I teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.