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Head Women's Wrestling Coach

Company: Loras College
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

  • Athletics
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • To be discussed at interview
  • Full Time

    Full Time Salary benefits

    Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
    Performs wrestling coaching duties and management activities, including recruitment of student-athletes in a National Collegiate Athletic Association--Division III intercollegiate wrestling program.
    Reasonable Accommodations Statement
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Essential Functions Statement(s)

    • Develop and implement a sound and effective wrestling philosophy.
    • Identify, evaluate, and recruit potential wrestling student-athletes. Prepare scouting reports and game plans.
    • Analyzes opponents and Loras personnel on film.
    • Directs and coordinates practice schedules and meetings.
    • Monitors student-athletes in classroom and on the mat.
    • Monitors the academic progress of assigned wrestling student-athletes in the program.
    • Coordinates the physical development of each student-athlete through appropriate condition, strength, and practice sessions.
    • Recruitment, employment, and evaluation of assistant wrestling coaches.
    • Remains accessible to the media, alumni, boosters, and public to publicize and promote the wrestling program.
    • Advises and counsels student-athletes academically, athletically, and socially.
    • Responsible for the wrestling budget.
    • Purchases new wrestling equipment, supplies and uniforms.
    • Represent the College at American Rivers Conference meetings.
    • Coordinates travel arrangements for road trips.
    • Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.

      Competency Statement(s)

      • Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
      • Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
      • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
      • Competitiveness - Willingness to strive to get ahead or to finish projects.
      • Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
      • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
      • Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
      • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
      • Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
      • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
      • Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
      • Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
      • Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.

        Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred.
        Experience: One to two years related experience.

        Other Requirements: Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of collegiate wrestling. Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association--Division III and the American Rivers Conference as they pertain to collegiate wrestling. Demonstrated success in coaching wrestling and recruiting quality student-athletes. Also, must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the techniques, fundamentals and drills associated with wrestling. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superior, colleagues, student-athletes, and subordinates. Ability to analyze strengths and weaknesses of the wrestling program and develop problem-solving solutions. Possess high energy level, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude. Good organizational and communication skills. Ability to represent the philosophy of Loras College to alumni, members of the Loras community, the media, and prospective students.
        APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must go to: http://loras.applicantpool.com to apply. Please upload: your letter of application and resume. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.

        Loras College

Keywords: Loras College, Dubuque , Head Women's Wrestling Coach, Education / Teaching , Dubuque, Iowa

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