Aug. 4, 2009
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Coach - Wrestling
DEPARTMENT: Intercollegiate Athletics
CATEGORY: Full-time, Non-tenured Faculty (112246)
UNIVERSITY: The University of Maryland is among the most comprehensive and successful athletic programs in the United States with 27 sports and an annual expense budget of approximately $55 million. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital and near Columbia, Maryland, which was recently listed as the #4 "Best Place to Live" by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 18 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Currently, 92 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally. The wrestling team is the two-time defending Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Champions.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the head coach with the organization, development and implementation of a competitive, Division I wrestling program. Responsibilities will include assisting with scouting, recruiting, coaching, practice and dual meet scheduling, fundraising, clinics, and the administration of team budgets. Develop and maintain effective interaction with students, colleagues, university staff, alumni, media, and the general public. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, ACC and University rules and regulations as well as dedication to full academic development of student-athletes are essential. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required. Two years of wrestling coaching experience preferred, ideally at the Division I college level. Previous collegiate wrestling experience preferred. Strong communication, organizational, and administrative skills required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
POSITION AVAILABLE: Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately. Interviews will continue until the position is filled.
APPLICATION: For best consideration, EMAIL cover letter, current resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:
Mr. John Vengroski Assistant Athletic Director, Human Resources 2609 Comcast Center College Park, MD 20742 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: 301-314-7149
The University of Maryland is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.