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Assistant Coach, Women’s Rugby

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University's Department of Athletics invites applications for an Assistant Coach, Women's Rugby to assist in program management including enrichment of student athlete leadership, team culture, coaching, administration, recruitment and coordination of an intercollegiate Women’s Rugby program.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges". Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.
  • Adhere to the highest standards of academic integrity and work in compliance with all University, NCAA and National Intercollegiate Rugby Association rules and regulations
  • Support head coach in all endeavors to build positive team culture relevant to the mission of Quinnipiac Rugby
  • Work collaboratively with head coach in the pursuit of leadership development for female athletes
  • Support and guide athletes with firm alignment and professional communication with key resource points, support staff and head coach
  • Coach student-athletes during team practices as well as home and away contests
  • Assist with recruiting (on and off campus as assigned), scheduling, budget administration and team promotion
  • Assist in the future development of Women’s Rugby alumni and community relations
  • Assist the Head Coach with daily/weekly/seasonal practice planning
  • Other duties, as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience as a player or coach with rugby
  • Rugby skills
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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