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Distinguishing Characteristics: Athletic Coach Career Progression

Distinguishing Characteristics: ATHLETIC COACH Career Progression


*This is a two-tier career progression within the Student/Academic Services Professional Series. The progression for Athletic Assistant Coach is to either Athletic Head Coach or Athletic Head Coach Senior.

ASSISTANT COACH
HEAD COACH
HEAD COACH SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Provide coaching assistance and instruction in support of a specific University student athletic program
  • Use judgment in prioritizing work and selecting and applying methods
  • Influence individuals and area operations
  • Provide coaching, instruction, and administrative oversight in support of a specific University student athletic program
  • Use judgment in prioritizing work and selecting and applying methods and organizational procedures
  • Influence individuals and organizational processes
  • Provide coaching, instruction, and administrative oversight in support of a specific major University student athletic program
  • Use discretion in prioritizing work and selecting and applying methods and organizational procedures
  • Influence individuals, organizational processes and University operations
Expertise
  • Develop course outlines, instructional strategies, activities, and student and course evaluation processes
  • Assess student progress
  • Provide direct coaching for designated competitive conference and regional intercollegiate athletic teams
  • Assess individual and team progress
  • Serve as departmental leader in athletic activities
  • Provide direct coaching for designated highly competitive conference, regional, and national intercollegiate athletic teams
  • Assess individual and team progress
Interaction
  • Guide, counsel, and instruct student athletes
  • Provide information to internal and external constituents
  • Use comprehensive knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional athletic regulations.
  • Guide, counsel, and instruct student athletes
  • Provide information to internal and external constituents
  • Perform recruiting activities
  • Collaborate with medical staff to assess athletic rehabilitation needs, protocols, and exercise plans
  • Use thorough knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional athletic regulations.
  • Guide, counsel, and instruct student athletes
  • Provide information to internal and external constituents that may be highly charged
  • Perform highly competitive recruiting
  • Collaborate with medical staff to assess athletic rehabilitation needs, protocols, and exercise plans
  • Use thorough knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional athletic regulations.
Supervision
  • Provide guidance to student employees
  • Provide functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees
  • Provide functional supervision to exempt, non-exempt, and student employees
Conditions
  • Exposure to inclement weather
  • Exposure to inclement weather
  • Moderate travel
  • Exposure to inclement weather
  • Frequent travel
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a specialized or related field and one to three years’ related experience
  • Specialized certification may be required
  • Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable rules, regulations and policies stipulated by the NCAA, the affiliated conference and institutional athletic regulations required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a specialized or related field and two to four years’ experience
  • Specialized certification may be required
  •  Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable rules, regulations and policies stipulated by the NCAA, the affiliated conference and institutional athletic regulations required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a specific or related field and five to seven years' related experience
  • Specialized certification may be required
  •  Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable rules, regulations and policies stipulated by the NCAA, the affiliated conference and institutional athletic regulations required.


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