Head Coach -Women's Gymnastics - Coach III

POSITION: Coach III – Head Coach Women’s Gymnastics (10 months)

UNIVERSITY:  Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice. Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State College and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.

DEPARTMENT:  The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is a NCAA Division II program and member of the Northeast 10 and Eastern College Athletic Conferences. Consisting of 19 athletic teams, SCSU’s outstanding program continually ranks among the top NCAA Division II programs in the nation, and also boasts a long record of dominance in the Northeast for both team and individual championships. The Owls rank among the top 10 nationally with 80 individual NCAA titles and in team championships with 10 NCAA titles.

CATEGORY: 10 months, Full Time, Contractual

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include: Providing leadership for all aspects of the Women’s Gymnastics Program. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with NCAA, ECAC, and University regulations. Successful completion of NCAA certification exam. Identifies, evaluates, and recruits academically prepared students in accordance with University policies and NCAA regulations. Provides academic oversight of student athletes to ensure retention and graduation. Arranges all aspects of scheduling, team travel, etc. Maintains open and harmonious communications with all facets of the campus community. Maintains fiscal responsibility and integrity. Participates in community, campus, and departmental initiatives when appropriate. Timely submission of all required requests/paperwork.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned master’s degree preferred for coaches and five (5) years of appropriate professional level experience. Commitment in following the letter and spirit of NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Ability to effectively work with a diverse population of student athletes and coaches in a cultural climate that celebrates diversity.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

APPLICATION: Candidates must send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Sharon DeCrescenzo at decrescenzs1@southernct.edu. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by May 29, 2020.

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.