Full-Time Assistant Sailing Coach - Brown University

Brown University Sailing Team
3 Shaw Avenue Cranston
RI, RI 02905
United States

Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Heavy Travel

Job Description

This is a 10 month position that will assist the Head Coach, Sailing in all phases of the Coed & Women’s Sailing Programs. This includes recruiting, student-athlete development, video analysis, coaching, and administrative duties such as maintaining logs and other compliance information. Assistant coach will be responsible for maintaining professional conduct, positive sportsmanship and acting as a role model for the student-athletes.  The candidate must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and must be able to work effectively with staff, faculty and other members of the University.  The position supports all efforts to continue to attract the nation’s top sailors to our Division I non-scholarship program.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division).

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree, required.
1-3 years coaching experience with a competitive club, high school or collegiate program; Prior collegiate coaching & recruiting experience preferred (and/or a combination of coaching & competitive sailing experience)
Competitive collegiate and/or international sailing experience, preferred.
US Sailing Level I Certification, Level 2 Certification preferred.
Substantial dinghy racing experience, preferred.
Previous coaching experience in dinghies, preferred.
Experience and strong knowledge base in Collegiate style fleet racing and team racing, preferred.
Ability to recruit within NCAA and Ivy League Rules.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication & computer skills, necessary
Demonstrated ability to work with and relate well to students
Excellent sport specific technical, tactical and strategic knowledge.
Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Basic proficiency in excel, word, internet & email capabilities.
Social media experience, helpful.
Familiarity with FrontRush and Teamworks, or similar, preferred.
Prior experience with video editing software, helpful.
Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for the sport and ability to coach & motivate.
The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background, Education and DMV checks satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.
Background Check - Criminal, Education & DMV

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Start Date: Jan/Feb 2022

Job Posting Title: Assistant Coach, Sailing

Department: Athletics & Physical Education

Grade: Grade 9

Worker Type: Employee

Worker Sub-Type: Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type: Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5

Position Classification: Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

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