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The Assistant Athletic Instructor works under the general director of the Head Coach to maintain and enhance the program's success as a regional and national contender and to carry that success into the classroom and beyond. This position may assist in recruitment of qualified and gifted student-athletes, fund-raising and retention of student-athletes.
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
Three years of coaching/playing experience
Experience with/ability to interact with a diverse population
Bachelor's degree or higher
All Listed Duties:
Instruct classes in the Athletic department, specifically PE 196 Varsity Athletics classes and/or PE 180 Varsity Conditioning classes. Prep work for the class could include film evaluation, practice planning, conditioning/work out planning, game day coaching, and travel with the team to away games. PE 196 and PE 180 classes are regularly scheduled and have a grade option of A-F, or Pass/No-Pass. AAI's are responsible for assigning grades at the end of the term based on standards spelled out in an established syllabus for these courses.
Assist in developing effective recruitment strategies, managing an assigned recruiting territory, following up on prospective student-athletes, researching and targeting high schools to visit. The Assistant coach is responsible for managing a database of prospects and maintaining records of contacts. Other duties may be performed within the title of administrative work, such as game management, facility management, fundraising, resident hall supervision and Athletic department coordination with the resident halls.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Hired coaches, athletic administrators and other personnel associated with intercollegiate athletics program must fully comply with the terms and conditions of SOU's Intercollegiate Athletics – Code of Ethics Policy (IMP 8.000), which is located on the university's full-policy listing website.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 8420
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.