As the head coach, teach techniques and skills at a level appropriate for collegiate competition, develop and organize a comprehensive practice schedule, recruit student-athletes in accordance with college policies and Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) regulations, assist with advising and registration of student athletes, make arrangements for team travel including driving, submitting advance travel requests and securing lodging, assist in the purchase of appropriate supplies and equipment, represent the college at conference meetings, implement NWAC policies as defined in the official NWAC codebook, fundraise to supplement the budget, support and partner with the athletic department and its activities, and develop a strategic plan to be highly competitive, promote academics and involvement in the community.
Application and Selection Procedure:
Complete application packages must include the following:
Complete Wenatchee Valley College online application.
Upload cover letter that specifically describes how your educational background and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.
Complete supplemental questions.
It is your responsibility to submit all required application materials before the deadline. Please do not send reference letters or other unsolicited materials. They will not be shared with the screening committee and cannot be returned to you. Only finalists may be asked to send additional materials.
Attachments from prior applications will not upload automatically to your new application. Should you have difficulties uploading your documents, please contact NeoGov Technical Support at 1-855-524-5627 for assistance.
For guaranteed consideration, complete applications must be received by April 9, 2020. Applications may be considered after that date until the position is closed. A limited number of applicants who meet the needs of the position and the college will be interviewed.
Demonstrated experience as a coach at a level commensurate with competitive intercollegiate athletics.
Current CPR/First Aid certification or will obtain as per condition of employment.
Knowledge of NWAC code and regulations or willingness to become knowledgeable.
Valid unrestricted Washington state driver’s license or the ability to get one upon hire.
Bachelor’s degree or commensurate professional experience leading in the sport to which you are applying.
Strong demonstrated ability to teach, with a focus on the holistic development of student-athletes.
Demonstrated success recruiting athletes and retaining them through degree or transfer completion.
Demonstrated competency and experience working in a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender and racial/ethnic backgrounds and those with physical, emotional and or learning disabilities.
Bilingual in Spanish and English.
Terms of Employment:
This is a part-time position that works with the athletic director, NWAC athletic commissioners and campus departments to ensure compliance with all NWAC rules and regulations in areas including but not limited to: fundraising, recruiting, eligibility, schedules, travel and preparing student athletes for competition.
Part-time, non-benefit-eligible position with an annual coaching stipend of $14,000. The annual salary may be prorated to reflect the actual number of months worked. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet the needs of the department.
In compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
All offers of employment are subject to background checks. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
A valid Washington state driver's license is required.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the human resources office by calling 509-682-6440. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Wenatchee Valley College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment and student enrollment. All programs are free from discrimination and harassment against any person because of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, age, parental status or families with children, marital status, religion, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status or any other prohibited basis per RCW 49.60.030, 040 and other federal and laws and regulations, or participation in the complaint process.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and Title IX compliance for both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses:
To report discrimination or harassment: Title IX Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2322M, (509) 682-6445.
To request disability accommodations: Student Access Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2133, (509) 682-6854, TTY/TTD: Dial 711.
This recruitment announcement may not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified at any time.