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Novice Women's Rowing Coach and Equipment Manager (#550)

Date Posted:
06/29/2017
Type/Department:
Staff in Physical Education & Athletics
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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Mount Holyoke College is accepting applications for the combined position of Novice Women's Rowing Coach and Equipment Manager.  This is a part-time, 20 hours per week, ten month (August-May), benefitted position, with weekend and evening hours.  Mount Holyoke is an NCAA Division III institution and competes in the NEWMAC conference. This position has dual reports to the Head Rowing Coach and Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities.

Responsibilities for the coaching position include, but are not limited to: recruiting and developing on-campus student-athlete talent; designing and implementing on-water and land training plans; assisting the head coach in all aspects of running a competitive collegiate rowing program, including recruitment of prospective student-athletes, travel and minor boat repair; working within NCAA Division III rules and promoting balance in an academically rigorous environment.

Principle job responsibilities for the equipment manager include, but are not limited to: supervision of all varsity sport equipment, varsity equipment upkeep, and varsity equipment maintenance; supervision of varsity team uniforms and inventories; liaison between MHC and Champions Choice/Adidas uniform and apparel vendor; and assisting the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities with duties as assigned.

Candidates should possess a Bachelor's degree and a valid driver's license. Prior experience with collegiate athletics and managerial supervision is highly desirable.  He/she should have high level collegiate rowing experience, demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and the ability to efficiently and effectively carry tasks out to completion. Previous coaching experience is preferred but not required.  Candidates should have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of intent, resume, and contact information for three references to: Mount Holyoke College via its Human Resources employment website @ https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu. The preferred start date for the position is August 1. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River Valley and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.  Mount Holyoke is a member of the NCAA Division III New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its coaches, faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the College's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic and athletic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in intercollegiate athletics, including coaches of color, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to coaching, learning, service, and leadership in the academy.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in education and employment.