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Assistant Coaching Instructor, Rowing Club


Posting Number: AS752P




In collaboration with Head Coaching Instructor, club officers, and JCU Recreation administration, the Assistant Coaching Instructor, Rowing Club will assist with the direction, instruction, and administration of the John Carroll University Rowing Club. This position provides coaching instruction, administrative support, and advisement to student leaders and other members of the club to help accomplish their goals and further the mission of the university. They are also responsible for assisting with compliance of applicable university, department, league/conference, and national governing body regulations.


Duties and Responsibilities:


• Assist head coach with coaching and advising a rowing club of 15-30 members

• Assist head coach with on- and off-water training programs throughout the academic year, including during university breaks, as needed

• Assess rowing skills and abilities, and give constructive and technical feedback

• Attend weekly practices at the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and on campus

• Travel with club to off-campus regattas, events, and tournaments

• Assist head coach and club officers with practice, gameday, and travel arrangements

• Assist head coach with boathouse and shell maintenance, repair, and upgrades at the Cleveland Rowing Foundation

• Collaborate and partner with the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and other universities on rowing community initiatives and events

• Attend all required JCU Club Sports coaches trainings and meetings

• Uphold mission, vision, and values of university and department at all times

• Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

• 1-3 years of relevant experience in competitive rowing and/or rowing coaching

• Ability to become and maintain coaching certification through the Cleveland Rowing Foundation within first three (3) months of hire

• Valid driver’s license and ability to become CPR/AED & First Aid certified within one (1) month of hire

• Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work independently


Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience rowing and/or coaching at the junior or collegiate level

• Experience with trailer driving and boat rigging

• Demonstrated ability to motivate college students in a positive manner

• Demonstrated ability to plan and organize effectively, and teach fundamentals and techniques associated with sport

• Demonstrated ability to provide positive leadership and serve as a role model


Normal Working Hours and Conditions:


Physical Requirements :


Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other office locations and to verbally communicate to exchange information.


About John Carroll University:


John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university, founded in 1886, dedicated to developing people with the knowledge and character to lead and to serve. The University is located in University Heights, Ohio, an attractive residential suburb 10 miles east of downtown Cleveland. Academically, the University consists of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Boler College of Business, which both include graduate programs. The University offers 39 Academic Programs in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and business at the undergraduate level, and in select areas at the master’s level.The University enrolls approximately 2,500 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. John Carroll University is one of 27 Jesuit universities in the United States and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s top 10 rankings of Midwest regional universities for more than 30 consecutive years.


EEO Statement:


John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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