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Temporary Assistant Coaches

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Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Enrollment & Student Services

Position Title Temporary Assistant Coaches
About the University Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department We support Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
About the Position

As a temporary assistant coach, your responsibilities will be dependent on coaching area.  A basic list of responsibilities includes:

  • Providing team and one-on-one student athlete coaching at team practices, games, and other team events
  • Assisting head coach and student athletes
  • Assisting student athletes with athletic and academic affairs
  • Assisting with scheduling
  • Managing and completing office duties related to team, such as general correspondence and emails
  • Participating in coaches meetings, Athletic Department meetings and other committees
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/experience
  • Working knowledge of the rules and regulations of sport in which applying
  • Excellent communication skills, including written
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and on a team while managing multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division II policies and ability to quickly learn GNAC policies
  • Experience competing at a collegiate level
Salary Varies
Application Instructions

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Closing Date Notes Open continuously 

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

Job no: 495890
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