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Assistant Rowing Coach/Community Rowing Coordinator and Athletics Equipment Manager (#721)

Date Posted:
08/06/2018
Type/Department:
Staff in Physical Education & Athletics
Search Status:
Position Filled - not Accepting Applications
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Mount Holyoke College (MHC) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Women's Rowing Coach/ Community Rowing Coordinator and Equipment Manager. This is a full-time, 12 month, benefitted position.  Responsibilities for the coaching position include, but are not limited to: recruitment and development of student-athletes; coaching the novice and lower varsity crews; and assisting the head coach in all aspects of running a competitive collegiate rowing program. Travel to regattas and on team training trips is expected. The candidate will work within NCAA Division III, NEWMAC, and MHC rules and regulations and actively promote student-athlete mental health and balance within a rigorous academic and training environment.  Mount Holyoke is an NCAA Division III varsity program and competes in the NEWMAC conference.

Additional rowing responsibilities involve managing the Mount Holyoke Community Rowing Program, a small sculling masters group that trains recreationally out of the MHC boathouse from May through October. Duties include, but are not limited to: recruiting additional members, designing and advertising programming, collecting dues and waivers, and coaching summer and winter sessions, and other duties as assigned. A stand-out candidate will exhibit a passion for the sport of rowing and use this opportunity to extend rowing opportunity within the local community.

This position has dual reports to the Head Rowing Coach and Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities. Included within this position is the role of Athletics Equipment Manager, particularly during the academic year.  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 at minimum, a Bachelor's degree and a valid driver's license. Prior experience coaching within collegiate rowing is preferred.  He or she should demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, and have the ability to efficiently and effectively carry tasks out to completion.

To apply for this position, please submit a letter of intent, resume, and contact information for three references.  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.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.