ATHLETICS – 11 MONTH POSITION (JULY 1 – MAY 31)
Description: The Head Coach of Men's and Women's Rugby, under the direction of the Athletic Director, is responsible for but are not limited to, recruiting qualified student athletes, monitoring academic success and progress toward degree, budgeting, scheduling, competition and practice preparation, individual program development, and approved fundraising events. The successful candidate must fulfill these duties while adhering to all guidelines as set forth by athletic department, Lander University, NCAA, Peach Belt Conference and USA Rugby.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of Rugby practices and procedures, USA Rugby L200 Coaching Certification, and at least one year of coaching experience at the collegiate level or club level. Master's degree preferred. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver's license and safe driving history are required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and understanding of coaching, recruiting and program administration required. Knowledge of NCAA and USA Rugby rules and regulations required. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the game of rugby required. Ability to use Microsoft Office. Must have good communication skills and have ability to develop good rapport with students, parents, and staff.
Hire Range: Commensurate with experience. University Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday Work Hours: Varied to include evenings and weekends. Overnight travel is required. Class Code: UH14 – State Title: Athletics Coach – Position #: 000455 – Band: Unclassified
Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.sc.gov. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position status at www.lander.edu/hr. Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. The duties and responsibilities of this position require that all applicants be subject to the customary background review, including a credit report.
Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.
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