This position is classified as a 10-month full-time at-will employment appointment with administrative (30%) and coaching (teaching) (70%) responsibilities. This position is eligible to accrue sick leave at a rate of 10 hours each month, but will not accrue vacation leave. The coach will provide daily instruction to student-athletes to increase their knowledge and understanding of the sport. Provide strategic direction, leadership, and motivation to prepare student-athletes for intercollegiate competition. Plan, organize and conduct practice sessions. Educate and enforce safety rules and regulations. Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance. Educate individuals or groups in rules, strategies, techniques, and principles relevant to their particular sport. Evaluate athletes' skill level and review performance records to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics. Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to their sport. Ensure compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations for their respective sport program.
Essential Job Functions:
Coaches the men's golf team. Recruits academically successful and highly skilled student-athletes. Plans practices. Monitors academic progress of student-athletes. Coordinates athletic financial aid program for Men's Golf. Administers the golf budget including the purchase of equipment, in coordination with Assistant AD for Finances. Gives routine assessment and feedback to student-athletes in regard to their performance. Arranges travel for team to attend off-campus competitions. Cooperates with media, civic organizations, and campus departments to promote Men's Golf program, as well as, the entire athletic department. Works closely with NCAA Athletic Compliance staff to ensure adherence to all applicable NCAA, Conference and University regulations. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and adheres to applicable NCAA, Conference, University and departmental rules and regulations. Upon notification of any NCAA violation, reports the violation to the NCAA Compliance Office. Also has a responsibility to follow applicable procedures and cooperate fully with any and all investigations of potential violations of NCAA, Conference, University or departmental rules or regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching, instructing and coaching, preferably at the collegiate level. Bachelor's degree and work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts of collegiate sports programs. Requires the application of expertise in the sport to achieve results. Coaching experience with leading planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Commitment to developing a successful program with a high level of integrity. Must be detail-oriented and organized in the administration of financial matters, travel plans, schedule development and oversight of the sport program. Appropriate profession accomplishments and credentials. Current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification must be provided.
Successful coaching experience at the high school level or higher with preference given to college coaching. Post-hire: Must complete NCAA Learning Portal Coaching Modules within (14) days of beginning employment date.
Knowledge of physical conditioning techniques and weight training. Verbal and written communication skills. Organizational/planning skills. Ability to assess athletic talent. Ability to serve as a positive role model. Knowledge of and willingness to adhere to all NCAA rules and regulations, and institutional policies and procedures as they relate to compliance. Interpersonal/human relations skills. Ability to coach on a competitive level. Ability to recruit, retain, and motivate student-athletes. Ability to compile and analyze statistics, and other sports information. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated competency in the areas of skill instruction, academic priorities, ability to function in a multi-dimensional organization, budget management and talent assessment.
Will this employee supervise others?
No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Internal Number: 23516
About University of Central Oklahoma
With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 15,000 students to unmatched value found in 122 undergraduate areas of study and 78 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.
The Athletic Department at the University of Central Oklahoma currently supports over 400 student athletes in 15 sports including Football, Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's & Women's Golf, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Women's Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field and Cross Country, Women's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Women's Rowing and Women's Volleyball.