DESCRIPTION UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Men’s Rowing Head Coach. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. Triton Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence and sponsors 23 varsity sports. UC San Diego Athletics is reclassifying to NCAA/IRA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics won three of its last four and eighth overall California Collegiate Athletic Association Commissioner's Cups in 2018-19 and placed second in the Learfield IMG Directors' Cup - the fourth-straight top 10 finish and its 19th since 1995-96.
The Head Coach has responsibility for the overall operation of the Men’s Rowing program in accordance with University, conference and NCAA/IRA regulations. The position is a 100% time, 12-month contract position with full benefits. The Head Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive NCAA/IRA program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes and strives for athletic excellence within the University’s mission. Regular duties include coaching effectively in practices and successfully in tournaments and competition, developing student-athletes athletically and academically, organizing and implementing a recruiting plan, effectively utilizing scholarship funds to attract and retain top scholar-athletes, preparing and monitoring annual operational, recruiting, and scholarship budgets, participating in promotional and fundraising activities, and developing community and alumni support.
The incumbent must follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. Must have highly advanced and effective interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with diverse student-athletes, parents of student-athletes, staff and alumni. Administrative responsibilities include competitive scheduling, budget development and implementation, purchase, maintenance and inventory of equipment and supplies, coordination of team, professional and recruit travel, and all compliance rules requirements. Coordinate contest/event, tournament management, recruitment of student-athletes, and knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA/IRA, conference and UC San Diego rules and regulations.
Preferred successful collegiate head coaching experience at a high-ranking academic institution, working knowledge of NCAA/IRA regulations, and a Bachelor’s degree. Work schedule will be arranged with supervisor, but often includes evenings, weekends and holidays. A complete application will include an online resume and cover letter.
Work schedule will be arranged with supervisor, but often includes evenings, weekends and holidays.
Recognized expertise in team sport and coaching principles for student athletes. Successful collegiate coaching, teaching, and/or competing experience in specified sport.
Ability to interact effectively with others in pursuing departmental objectives, including various student groups and campus organizations.
Demonstrated effective recruiting and use of scholarship funds in recruiting and budgeting skills.
Proven ability and experience to conduct camps and/or clinics in specified sport. Strong demonstrated knowledge of sound principles and rules governing specified sport.
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA/IRA).
Proven experienced with arranging home contests, ensuring availability of facilities and coordination of venue set-up, officials and game management.
Experienced with arranging away contests, ensuring coordination of travel rosters, travel advance requests, transportation, food, lodging, equipment, expense and trip reports.
Highly advanced and effective interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants, staff and parents of student athletes.
Great interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, flexibility and ability to communicate ideas effectively. Ability to foster an environment that supports equity, diversity and inclusion.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
Must maintain NCAA certified recruiter status.
Must maintain CPR/AED and First Aid certification.
Must participate in the DMV Pull program and maintain a clean DMV record.
This position is a mandated reporter of known or suspected child abuse or neglect, according to the California law, Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).
This position is a campus security authority (CSA) for the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which is a federal law requiring disclosure of information about crimes on and around campus.
Additional Salary Information: Full career benefits
Internal Number: 101077
About UC San Diego Tritons
UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.
UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600 student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
UC San Diego has begun the journey to reclassifying to NCAA Division I and the Big West Conference. The Tritons will begin playing a full schedule in the Big West in the fall of 2020, spend four years in a reclassification period, and then have full-fledged NCAA Division I status in the fall of 2024.
A premiere NCAA athletics program, our vision encompasses; setting the standard in all aspects of competitive success, academic excellence, ethical conduct, student-athlete experience, campus pride, the development and retention of coaches and staff, and t...he establishment of lifelong relationships. Athletics enhances campus, alumni, and community pride while fostering collaborations that increase our profile and visibility throughout the region.
As of the end of the 16-17 academic year:
Triton teams have captured 30 national championships while 44 squads have finished as national runners-up and 49 others have achieved national third-place honors. All told, UC San Diego has won 251 national, regional and conference championships. UC San Diego student-athletes have won 138 individual national championships. A remarkable 1,309 Tritons have been named to All-America teams. UC San Diego student-athletes have excelled academically as well, earning 36 prestigious NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships and 78 Academic All-America selections, including a program-high 10 over the 2015-16 campaign. Consistently, over 55 percent of student-athletes earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, placing them on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll. In 2016-17, UC San Diego posted a fourth-place finish out of 266 Division II schools in the Learfield Directors' Cup, an award emblematic of the best overall athletics department in the country. Since moving to the NCAA Division II level for the 2000-01 academic year, UCSD has placed in the top seven programs in the country on 12 different occasions and finished second overall twice. UC San Diego won its seventh California Collegiate Athletic Association Commissioner's Cup title in 2017, an award symbolizing the best overall athletics department in the prestigious conference.