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Bucknell Assistant Wrestling Coach

Posted about 2 years ago by BUwrestling

Bucknell University is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Wrestling Coach within the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Bucknell is a highly selective, privately endowed comprehensive university of 3,400 students that is a member of the NCAA Division I (FCS in Football) and the Patriot League for 23 of 27 varsity sports. The University is located in Lewisburg on a 450-acre campus in central Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna River Valley. New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia are each within a 3 ½ hour drive from Lewisburg.

Bucknell’s Vision is to provide students with the premier undergraduate experience in American higher education. Furthermore, Bucknell will offer an academic program that is challenging and distinctive, with the capacity to prepare its graduates for successful personal, professional, and civic lives in the 21st century. Bucknell’s residential life and co-curricular activities will fully support its academic program. This integrated environment for student learning and growth, enhanced by diversity in all its forms, will build connections to a global society. In doing so, Bucknell will emerge from a place of strength to a position of pre-eminence within American higher education.

Position Description: 10-month, full-time benefits eligible

Responsibilities: Assist the head coach with all aspects of the wrestling program. The successful candidate will be responsible for on-mat practice/match activities, player skill development, recruiting and overall administrative tasks within the operation of the program.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include: Bachelor's degree and previous playing and/or collegiate coaching experience. Also, strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and student-athletes having a range of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives

Proven integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations to recruit off-campus is essential. Candidate should possess a strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified student-athletes.

Application: Please visit Bucknell on the web at http://www.bucknell.edu/jobs. Bucknell University encourages applications from women and members of minority groups (EEO/AA).