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Assistant Wrestling Coach - Lehigh University

Posted a week and a half ago by Earl

Lehigh University

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.

Responsible for providing leadership and direction to all facets of the program in advancing the mission of the University and Department of Athletics. Specific areas of responsibility include coaching, recruitment, student-athlete development, program administration and advancement yielding agreed upon results. All activities shall be conducted within the policies and resource framework of the University, the Athletics Department, The Patriot League and the NCAA. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community.

1. Student-athlete development
*Develop student-athletes with counseling, advising, educating and motivating
*Develop student-athletes through inspiration, discipline and rewards
*Monitor, evaluate and retain student-athletes
*Assist in team building and character development

2. Coaching
*Assist in planning practices, training sessions, team and individual conditioning, lineups and competitive strategies
*Assist in instruction and demonstration of techniques and skills
*Assist in evaluating and assessing, effectiveness and results
*Assist in adapting and refining strategies.
*Communicating with athletes and Team

3. Recruiting
*Assist in identifying and attracting prospects
*Assist in evaluating prospects through high school visits, at competitions and/or home visits
*Assist in selecting prospective candidates
*Promoting Lehigh through communicating with prospects and families
*Assist in coordinating recruitment strategies, calendar and procedures
*Assist in yielding student-athlete prospects
*Valuing diversity in the process and results

4. Program administration
*Assist in planning and evaluating program results, status and priorities
*Assist in preparing and managing annual program budgets
*Assist in supervising, managing and evaluating personnel
*Assist in evaluating prospective members of the coaching staff
*Assist in scheduling competitions and/or planning tournaments in coordination with appropriate administrator
*Complying with NCAA, League and Institutional rules
*Attending staff and University meetings
*Responding to administrative and supervisory requests
*Utilizing technology to achieve efficiencies and productivity
*Assist in proofing recruit or other media information

5. Advancement
*Assist in promoting strong public and media relations
*Assist in promoting strong Alumni relations via newsletters, fundraising support and/or Alumni games and gatherings
*Assist in promoting strong parent, community and professional relations
*Aspire to develop professionally
*Assist in fulfilling a commitment to service

6. Results
*Assist in achieving competitive success within the Conference and beyond
*Assist in achieving academic success across the Team
*Assist in graduating student-athletes at a rate equal to or above the University rate
*Realizing personal growth and development in every student-athlete
*Assist in promoting recognition of student-athletes

Grade: 10 - 40

Position Number: S87260

Special Considerations

The duties of the position do not allow for a remote work option; the employee in this position will be required to work on campus where they can be fully accessible to the Lehigh community

Variable Shifts/Schedule; often working nights and weekends

This position works with minors

This position is responsible for driving university-owned vehicles as a routine function, therefore a valid Driver's License and a good driving record is required

Will often be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to touch, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and lift up to 25 pounds


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree preferred

NCAA, CPR and First Aid Certifications required

One to three years related work experience

Experience as a student-athlete required

Supervisory experience preferred

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to build, foster and maintain positive professional relationships

Solid writing ability, attention to detail and organizational skills

Solid computer skills with experience using word processing, spreadsheet and database software

Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position

Only complete applications will be considered therefore please complete the application in its entirety. Once the posting is removed from the website applications may no longer be allowed to be completed.

Internal Number: 134832741