This is a 10 month position that will assist the Head Coach, Sailing in all phases of the Coed & Women’s Sailing Programs. This includes recruiting, student-athlete development, video analysis, coaching, and administrative duties such as maintaining logs and other compliance information. Assistant coach will be responsible for maintaining professional conduct, positive sportsmanship and acting as a role model for the student-athletes. The candidate must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and must be able to work effectively with staff, faculty and other members of the University. The position supports all efforts to continue to attract the nation’s top sailors to our Division I non-scholarship program.
All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties. Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division).
Bachelor’s Degree, required.
1-3 years coaching experience with a competitive club, high school or collegiate program; Prior collegiate coaching & recruiting experience preferred (and/or a combination of coaching & competitive sailing experience)
Competitive collegiate and/or international sailing experience, preferred.
US Sailing Level I Certification, Level 2 Certification preferred.
Substantial dinghy racing experience, preferred.
Previous coaching experience in dinghies, preferred.
Experience and strong knowledge base in Collegiate style fleet racing and team racing, preferred.
Ability to recruit within NCAA and Ivy League Rules.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication & computer skills, necessary
Demonstrated ability to work with and relate well to students
Excellent sport specific technical, tactical and strategic knowledge.
Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Basic proficiency in excel, word, internet & email capabilities.
Social media experience, helpful.
Familiarity with FrontRush and Teamworks, or similar, preferred.
Prior experience with video editing software, helpful.
Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for the sport and ability to coach & motivate.
The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background, Education and DMV checks satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.
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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies. With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown's vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,700 staff and faculty, 6,600 undergraduates, 2,500 graduate students, 600 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 1500 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting. Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous r...etirement plan and education programs; details are available at: http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/