Post University is seeking a Head Coach for Men’s Rugby to join our team.
Do you have a passion for student success both in the game and in the classroom?
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to fully utilize your expertise in a growing and ever evolving organization?
As an associate at Post, you will have an opportunity every day to change lives and be a part of building something truly special. We are looking for exceptional talent who understand that their purpose is to create a personal, memorable and delightful experience for our students and each other.
We seek those that:
•thrive on working things out through collaboration and straight talk,
•who are willing to find and try creative solutions, and
•who take on complex challenges with a ‘we will overcome this’ attitude!
If you understand what it takes to be obsessive about service, be part of a team – willing to work toward the team’s priorities, not your own and who can genuinely embrace our culture and our mission…. then we’re interested in you!
Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Coach for Men's Rugby will need to recruit/retain at a high level while also providing management, leadership and strategic/financial planning all within the framework of the University’s core values and mission as well as all Athletic Department policies and initiatives. This individual will oversee the activities of an athletic team for Rugby at the NEWCRC level. They will plan and direct training of student athletes, and assesses individuals' abilities and skill level to determine appropriate team position. They will assist players in reaching highest athletic potential possible through athletic training and leadership skills. The Head Coach must be familiar with NEWCRC rules and regulations as well as standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the sport. Relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, they will perform a variety of tasks. While working under general supervision, a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
The Head Coach is responsible for all phases of the program including but not limited to:
Organizing and conducting the extensive recruitment of highly motivated and passionate student-athletes.
Effectively communicate and collaborate with admissions and financial aid departments to ensure steady growth and seamless transition through the recruitment process of prospective student-athletes
Plan and organize constructive practices in preparation for game schedule
Supervise student-athletes’ academic, personal and athletic development
Promote strong leadership and sportsmanship
Assist in all gameday management
Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree required with administrative and coaching experience.
Demonstrate commitment to NEWCRC guidelines and regulations.
Thorough knowledge of rules governing the sport of Rugby
Understanding of and commitment to the NEWCRC’s primary purpose of maintaining intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the educational program and the athlete as an integral part of the student body
Must possess strong verbal, oral and written skills.
Must be fiscally responsible and be able to work within a budget.
Strong commitment to and the ability to work within a team-orientated and goal-driven department.
Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(k) and tuition benefits. As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 128-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals.