Responsible for assisting head coach with recruiting and teaching a team of student-athletes the skills of their sport, teambuilding skills and mentoring the athletes in academic and personal character development and administrative responsibilities as assigned by the head coach.
Job Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Serves as a representative of the University displaying courtesy, tact consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the HBU community and with the public within a Christian university environment.
Assist head coach in planning and executing practice sessions
Work with student-athletes in developing skills of track
Helps to formulate workout sessions
Coordinates recruiting efforts which involves evaluating current and potential talent at high schools and junior colleges locally, within the state, and nationally
Mentors students on an individual basis and in groups in developing life-skills, character building activities, and modeling Christian values for students
Operates within the rules as required by the conference and the NCAA
Arranges for equipment, uniforms and supplies to be available for team
Plan and execute team travel with authority to commit expenditures up to departmental budget, subject to University purchasing guidelines.
Organize official and unofficial visits
Monitor academic progress of student-athletes and counsels with them about issues and progress relative to their coursework.
Assist in designing and monitoring strength and conditioning program
Other duties as assigned
MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES :
Directly supervises student-athletes and student workers. The nature of responsibility is immediate supervision and management over individuals within the department, in addition to providing work leadership.
Bachelor’s Degree and one to two years prior coaching experience at the high school level, club level, or higher. College coaching experience preferred.
Additional Info:OTHER JOB -RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Strong knowledge and understanding of the sport
Knowledge of typical computer skills
Ability to motivate and deal effectively with people
Good communication skills
Must be able to pass the NCAA recruiting test
JOB -RELEVANT COMPETENCIES :
Able to generate enthusiasm and pride among players
Ability to provide clear direction, delegate responsibility, motivate others, develop others’ skills and talents and attract and recruit talent.
Shows consideration for others, listens effectively, cooperates well with others, establishes and maintains relationships, is adaptive, remains calm under stress and is persevering.
Demonstrates good judgment, seeks all necessary information for problem solving, and sets clear objectives and priorities.
Is self-reliant, decisive, proactive, influential, and enthusiastic and makes a positive impression on others.
WORK ENVIRONMENT :
While performing the essential duties of the job, the employee will work extensively in outside weather conditions and be physically active. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
In exercising these functions the employee must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally and up to 10 lbs. regularly. The employee must be able to see objects up close.
Houston Baptist University - 19 months ago