Columbia University Seeks Assistant Men’s and Women’s Squash Coach

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Men’s and Women’s Squash Coach and Associate in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education

REPORTS TO: Head Men’s and Women’s Squash Coach

SCOPE: The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Squash Coach and Associate in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Squash Coach.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Squash Coach
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Squash Coach
  • Assist in achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes
  • Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in the pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Squash Coach
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Squash Coach including but not limited to budget management, scheduling and fundraising
  • Promoting the success of gender and minority equity initiatives by engaging in related recruiting activities and programs
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, CSA, Council of Ivy League Presidents, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department
  • Performing duties as assigned by the Director, Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators and alumni
  • Ability to work within the framework of NCAA, CSA and Ivy League rules and regulations
  • Ability to work successfully in a need-based financial aid program

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high level of competency in squash skill
  • Successful experience in the recruitment of student-athletes in a highly competitive academic environment
  • Successful background in coaching squash, preferably at the NCAA Division I and national level
  • PSA playing experience
  • Personal trainer certification
  • High Performance Training experience

Candidates must apply online here