Human Resources

Head Coach Wrestling

Department

Athletics

Overview

The Ursinus College Athletic department has an immediate opening for a Head Wrestling Coach. This is a full-time position.  The candidate will be responsible for the administration and organization of a successful program that competes in the Centennial Conference at the NCAA Division III level.

Projected start date:  June 2019

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Full-time/Part-time:  Full-Time

Department:  Athletics

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s degree preferred, head collegiate coaching experience preferred

Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining a successful program
  • Planning and conducting practices, teaching and implementing skills and strategies, and player development
  • Hiring, supervising, and evaluating Assistant Coaches and/or Volunteer Coaches
  • Evaluation and recruitment of qualified student-athletes
  • Retention of quality student-athletes
  • Scheduling games, practices, team activities
  • Handling travel arrangements and supervision
  • Development and management of the program’s budget and fundraising efforts
  • Providing guidance to student-athletes regarding their academic and overall success
  • Effective in-game coaching and managing
  • Alumni and community outreach
  • Campus, community, and media relations
  • Providing a positive and nurturing experience
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, delegation and planning ability
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Centennial Conference rules and regulations
  • Experience with recruiting and fundraising

Anticipated Start Date

June 2019

Application

Interested candidates should apply here.  Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database. 

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer.  Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.