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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 30, 2019
The Cal Ballroom Sports Club team prides itself on being UC Berkeley's one and only competitive International Ballroom Dance Team and one of the largest teams on the West Coast. We offer Cal Students high quality dance instruction through our professional coaches and attend competitions throughout the state and nation. Our team members have both placed and won in national championships.
The standard coach will be responsible for attending practices, running drills, conducting private lessons, and traveling to competitions with the team. Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Attending bi-weekly practice sessions.
Running well-structured group lessons.
Analyzing performance and instructing athletes in skills, techniques, and strategies in preparation for and during competition.
Attending all mandatory competitions.
Keeping in contact with dancers and club officers.
Complying with USADance, NDCA, UC Berkeley and Cal Sport Clubs regulations.
Maintaining a professional and positive presence in the ballroom community.
Proven record of competitive ballroom teaching experience a minimum of 5 years.
At least 7 years of competition experience.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with college-age athletes.
Knowledge of current standard coaching techniques/strategies, as well as syllabus figures.
Ability to establish appropriate and effective rapport and mentoring relationships with student-athletes.
Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification (must be obtained within 30 days of employment).
Required Application Documents:
A resume with two to three profession/ballroom-related reference letters.
At least one year of previous club coaching experience (high school level or above).
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Work Environment: The University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco-free workplace. Information about our smoke and tobacco policy can be found at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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