Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Feb 6 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Head Coach - Men's Golf is responsible for administration of all phases of an NJCAA Division III men's golf program, including recruiting quality student-athletes, organizing and training athletes for successful competition, monitoring and supporting the academic success of the student-athletes, and planning and conducting pre- and post-season conditioning programs. This is a professional head coaching position; therefore, all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the NJCAA, Region XXI, and Bristol Community College.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meet designated roster goals established in collaboration with the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Collaborate with the department's Athletics Recruiter to identify and guide prospective students through the enrollment process.
Report information on prospective men's golf student-athlete interest to the Athletics Recruiter.
Establish a comprehensive list of prospective men's golf student-athletes through the development of relationships with high school golf coaches.
Contact prospective student-athletes about attending Bristol Community College.
Attend Bristol Community College family nights and other on-campus recruiting events.
Collaborate with the department's Student-Athlete Advisor to ensure men's golf student-athletes are meeting regularly with their advisor and utilizing academic initiatives.
Motivate and provide direction and advise to prepare student-athletes in the classroom.
Promote academic success through a commitment to class attendance, academic achievement, and graduation.
Communicate high academic standards within the men's golf program.
Organize, prepare, and conduct team practice sessions to train and prepare for competition.
Direct, motivate, and advise student-athletes to prepare for competition.
Establish individual and student-athlete goals.
Establish and enforce team policies.
Effectively communicate proper techniques, fundamentals, and team strategies.
Represent the College in a positive manner by demonstrating good sportsmanship and collegiality.
Study the field and remain up-to-date on the latest trends of golf instruction.
Use lessons in sport as a platform for overall student-development.
Coordinate home matches with country club and Region XXI members.
Develop relationships with four-year coaches and implement a plan to assist men's golf student-athletes in transferring.
Demonstrate an understanding and adhere to NJCAA eligibility and compliance.
Report facility issues to the Director of Athletics and Recreation in a timely manner.
Submit uniform and equipment requests to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Coordinate fundraising initiatives for the men's golf program.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Associate's degree required.
Experience playing and coaching intercollegiate or high school golf.
Knowledge of recruitment, student-athlete development, and golf.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to work nights and weekends.
A commitment to embracing diversity and serving the needs of a diverse population, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student-body.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience recruiting student-athletes in a community college setting.
A minimum of three years of experience coaching at the intercollegiate level.
Strong ability to build relationships within our recruitment area.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time, temporary, one season, non-unit, non-benefitted position, not to exceed 18.5 hours per week.
ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: March 25, 2019
Internal Number: 107194
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.