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Colgate University
  • Position Number: 2283115
  • Location: Hamilton, NY
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Colgate University

Assistant Women's Rowing Coach

Requisition Number: 2021S031Posting
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Division: Athletics
Department: Women's Rowing

Department Statement:
Colgate Athletics Mission:
To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence

Athletics Department Values:
Thoughtful Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking
Driven Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goal
Enthusiastic Passionate, positive, fun presence
Cohesive Closeknit, collaborative, consistent teamwork
Bold Creative, resourceful, fearless winners

Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within assigned sport or area. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:
- adhere to Head Coach's philosophy
- athletic instruction/coaching.
- program operations and administration as designated by head coach

Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These will include:
- monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being
- ensuring student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities

Assist with recruiting:
- attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes
- monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being
- developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents
- identifying talent, setting up recruiting visits, and participating in active recruiting of prospective student-athletes

Assist with Team Social Media:
- coordinating with head coach on social media strategy and posts

Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
- specific conference
- athletic department
- university policies

Successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam.

Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings.

Successful on-time completion of all recruiting logs.

Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include:
- Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni
- Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents
- Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community

Independent and unchallengeable decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present.

Accountable for student-athlete welfare while coaching.

Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program.

Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department.

Professional Experience/Qualifications
Candidate must demonstrate:
- a significant knowledge of rowing
- proven success in recruiting and in coaching at the college or an equivalently high level
- strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes
- knowledge and commitment to University, Conference and NCAA regulations
- good communication and technology skills
- strong leadership qualities

Applicants should be CPR/First Aid Certified.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree is required.
Masters degree preferred.

Other Information
This is a 10 month position, with benefits provided throughout 12 months.

Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. Without limiting remedies otherwise available to the university, if you are found to be in violation of any NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules, you may be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in relevant NCAA, league or conference disciplinary and/or enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repeated violations.

Work Schedule:
Weekdays, with occasional evenings, overnights and weekends.

Job Open Date:

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act
The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgates Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at:

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