Operating TitleAssistant Coach, Alpine Skiing
Long Classification TitleAthletic Coach I
DepartmentUNH Athletics Ski Program
Summary of Position
The Assistant Coach, Alpine Skiing will assist the head coach in planning, fundraising and maintaining the Alpine Ski program including training and conditioning programs; course setting/maintenance and recruiting talented student-athletes to enhance performance of a highly visible sport to compete successfully against opponents at the NCAA Division I level, while ensuring the welfare of the student-athletes. This position is 10 months – September through June.
Acceptable minimum level of educationBachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience1 year
Additional Job Information
UNH is a federal contractor within the meaning of the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This position may require that you be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, unless you apply for and receive a religious or medical exemption. You may not test out of this requirement.
Other minimum qualifications
Previous coaching experience, Ski racing experience, course setting experience.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with Division I Intercollegiate Athletics, Division I ski experience, Master’s Degree
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Quicklink for Postinghttps://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/48774
Percent Time Information (FTE)1
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
Open Until FilledYes
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only?No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist?No
Job CategorySalaried Staff (Exempt)
DOT Safety InformationNone applicable
Assist the head coach in planning and maintaining the Alpine Ski program including planning training and conditioning programs; developing and retaining athletically talented student-athletes to compete successfully within the conference, regionally and or nationally.
Assist in all on hill training sessions, including but not limited to course setting/maintenance, videoing, setting up timing, setting up safety netting.
Travel to and assist with all competitions. Make travel reservations, attend coaches meetings, assist with all race day operations.
Assist with all NCAA compliance issues. Encourage student-athletes to perform to their highest academic potential, assist in monitoring student-athletes’ progress toward degree requirements to remain eligible. Give attention to the retention and eligibility of student-athletes as it impacts your sport’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR).
Assist with any fundraising and community outreach activities.
Assess talent and actively recruit talented student-athletes to the Alpine Ski program who are suitable for the UNH academic programs.
Assist the Head Coach with any additional duties
Pass the NCAA coaches certification test, attend all mandatory NCAA compliance meetings and maintain appropriate forms and documentation in office files to be reviewed upon request. Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of, compliance with, state and federal laws, University policies/ regulations, ELSA rules/policies, and NCAA rules. Report to the Director of Athletics any violation of NCAA, conference, and or institutional rules.
Represent the University on a high professional level, with dignity, integrity, and strength of character. Respect the rights and dignity of each student-athlete, display sensitivity to diversity issues and work to create an inclusive and welcoming environment.