The incumbent will demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulation. The duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, League and division rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of success. S/he should also have strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently.
Provide program leadership in the development of all on/off field activities including game day coordination, practice planning, strategic game planning and execution, supervision of the assistant coaching staff, and scheduling of contests/practices. Collaborate with head strength & conditioning coach to develop effective strength and conditioning programs throughout the year.
Effectively recruit qualified and talented student-athletes on a global perspective. Provide leadership with the contact and follow-up of all potential student-athletes. Cultivate a good rapport with high school coaches and area club organizations. Organize, plan and direct recruits with their campus visits. Possess an understanding and working knowledge of current NCAA recruiting rules and regulations.
Advisement/mentorship of student-athletes in all aspects of their student-athlete experience at RIT. Serve as a positive role model for the student-athletes at all times. Maintain effective communication with team members and utilize effective motivational techniques. Attend professional development opportunities when available.
Manage and administer program resources in collaboration with the athletic support team. Areas include: team travel, hospitality, equipment acquisition, athletic communication requests and athletic training.
Prior experience as a student athlete at the collegiate level.
Coaching experience at the collegiate level.
Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn.