Head Coach of Womens Rowing
Job category: Athletics
Job Type: Full Time
Head Coach of Womens Rowing
Humboldt State University
Head Coach of Women’s Rowing
Temporary Coach Position Starting January 2020
Humboldt State University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) that strives to foster an equitable and inclusive community that support our students of diverse backgrounds. HSU is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state.
DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University’s Athletics Department invites applicants for a 10-month full-time temporary position as Head Coach of Women’s Rowing. This is an annual appointment. Subsequent reappointment is contingent upon successful evaluation, performance, budget, programmatic need, and NCAA and conference compliance. January 2020 start is preferred; however the start date is negotiable.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is dependent on the appointee’s qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/docs/salary/Salary-Schedule.pdf.
Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package. Information about benefits plans can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/934.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:
• Minimum of three (3) years of rowing coaching experience;
• A valid driver’s license and good driving record;
• Extensive nautical skills relating to navigation, motor boat driving, anticipating weather changes to ensure safety of the team, general as well as rowing specific boating safety, marine engine knowledge, rowing equipment maintenance and repair;
• Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations regarding student athletes;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills;
• Excellent interpersonal skills;
• Ability to demonstrate leadership and sound decision making;
• Commitment to the academic success of student athletes;
• Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university;
• Seven (7) or more years of rowing coaching experience;
• Comprehensive and demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations;
• Demonstrated success in recruiting, retaining and graduating student-athletes;
• Demonstrated success and experience in fundraising;
• General administrative skills including staff oversight and budgeting practices;
• Recruiting experience on the West Coast/NCAA West Region;
• Experience interacting with a variety of constituents, public relations experience including public speaking, granting press interviews and public appearances on radio and television;
• Strong team management skills, and ability to be a positive motivator;
• Ability to clearly articulate a coherent plan and vision to build and enhance the Humboldt State University Women’s Rowing program.
At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.For information on the University policy on support for non-immigrant probationary faculty visa acquisition, please visit the Faculty Immigration Resources page: https://extended.humboldt.edu/international-programs/immigration/faculty.
Evidence of degree(s) is required at time of hire.
Professional Duties: The professional responsibilities of this position are to oversee the organization and administration of all phases of the Humboldt State University Women’s Rowing program, including:
• Ensuring that all relevant institutional, CCAA and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including, but not limited to: player eligibility, recruiting, financial student aid, scheduling and academic progress.
• Coordinating and overseeing the recruitment of all quality athletes capable of pursuing the baccalaureate degree in accordance with the rules and regulations of the governing bodies and in such a manner that reflects the best interests of the program and the university.
• Participating in annual continuing education pertaining to NCAA rules.
• Designing a competitive schedule that maximizes athlete development and performances.
• Relating in a positive and effective manner with officials, opponents’ coaching staff, high school coaches, parents, media and the public.
• Demonstrating sincere interest and provide strong leadership in the personal, athletics, and academic development of student athletes.
• Participating in the formulation of budgets and ensure that the women’s rowing program operates within the approved budgetary parameters.
• Responsible for ordering all equipment and uniforms.
• Providing information relating to the accomplishments and endeavors of the team and individual team members to the Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations.
• Assisting the Director of Athletics and the Head Athletics Trainer with administering the athletics insurance program by:
• Ensuring that each participant has a physician’s clearance prior to any participation.
• Submitting a team roster and any changes that occur, for insurance purposes.
• Ensuring that all injured players receive proper medical care and rehabilitation.
• Ensuring that all official documents have been signed and returned to the Sports Medicine office prior to any participation.
• Assisting the Compliance Coordinator in preparing eligibility documentation by submitting an accurate and complete roster well in advance of the first playing date or scrimmage.
• Establishing a vision for the program; plan, prepare and execute practice and race plans, strategies and alternatives which are designed to bring success to the program.
• Submitting travel/transportation requests.
• Maintaining a positive image in the community and with donors, as well as maintaining a positive relationship with the University community.
• Providing lead oversight, development, and participate in evaluation of staff.
• Loading and driving super-duty trucks while towing rowing trailers.
• Transporting athletes to practice and competition sites.
• Transporting rowing equipment to practice and competition sites.
• Performing other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Humboldt State also continues to build unique and innovative learning opportunities for students, bridging the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. HSU is a leader in “learning communities” that build relationships between students, faculty, staff, administrators and the community. These communities incorporate environmental and social responsibility.
General Information: Humboldt State is a NCAA Division II member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association, and the Women’s Rowing team competes as an affiliate member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Additional information about the Athletics Department can be found at: http://www.hsujacks.com/.
Humboldt State University sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi’ni (over in the woods). The Humboldt State University campus in Northern California is in close proximity to several thriving Native American tribes and communities. Humboldt State currently has the largest percentage of Native American students in the CSU system and has over 30 Native American faculty and staff many from local area California Indian tribes. HSU is home to a number of leading Native American programs including the Indian Tribal Education and Personnel Program (ITEPP) and the Indian Natural Resource, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP). There are also many opportunities at HSU to conduct research, teaching and community work on Native American history and cultures in Special Collections at the HSU library. The Humboldt Room in the Library has fantastic resources for tribally focused archive materials from the region. HSU strives to build a supportive and inclusive Native community and engages with Native communities through various initiatives and opportunities like the annual California Indian Big Time and Indigenous People’s Week and a chance to network with other faculty and staff as part of the HSU Council of American Indian Faculty and Staff. For more information, please visit: www.humboldt.edu/nasp
Application: Qualified candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio:
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• Letter of application;
• Curriculum vitae/Resume;
• Transcripts showing highest degree earned (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review); and
• Names and contact information for five (5) professional references or five (5) letters of recommendation.
Additional application materials may be requested at a later time.
Please direct any questions pertaining to this position, the Athletics Department, or Humboldt State University to:
Sarah Ingram, Search Committee Chair
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata, California 95521-8299
Phone (707) 826-4530
Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than November 4th, 2019. Early response is encouraged.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
All CSU employees are obligated to respond to and report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The successful candidate for this position will be mandated to receive relevant training on an annual basis.
Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.
New employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10 year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits.
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Humboldt State University is part of the 23-campus California State University system. The University has a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, which is recognized nationally for its high academic quality. Founded in 1913, HSU is one of the premier public institutions in the western United States; it is a residential and rural campus with an enrollment of approximately 7,000 students. The main campus is located in Arcata, California, in the northwestern part of the state along the coast, situated among redwood trees in an area that offers unmatched scenic beauty, moderate climate and opportunities for outdoor activities. The surrounding Humboldt County locale has a population of around 130,000. The community offers an excellent range of businesses, services and cultural activities/performances. The local schools are ranked in the top performance percentiles, both nationally and in the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education (or activities only part of which are qualifying) will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus, unless otherwise stated.
A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employ-ment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
New faculty employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits. Staff employees covered under bargaining agreements 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, C99, E99, M80 and M9 hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2018 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits
If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or email@example.com
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