Head Coach, Women’s Golf and Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

William Peace University, Raleigh

William Peace University, Raleigh

Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Positing Details

Position Information
Position Title: Head Coach, Women’s Golf and Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball
Posting Number: WPU0050417
University Information:

William Peace University is a nationally-ranked, award-winning institution located in one of the best cities in the United States in downtown Raleigh, NC. WPU provides a culture that values diversity, fosters an energized team environment, builds on our strengths, promotes creativity and innovation, and encourages inclusiveness, respect, and open communication by leading with our actions. Our mission is to prepare our students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The ideal candidate will have the ability to embrace the five core values, mission, and vision of William Peace University. Join our team and see why William Peace University was voted one of the Triangle’s Best Places to Work in 2017! Follow your passion and make an impact at WPU.

Department: Athletics
Purpose of Department:
The William Peace University Athletic program complements the institution’s core educational mission, helping to enrich the lives of our students while contributing to a vibrant and diverse campus community that inspires excellence. Our work contributes to the holistic educational environment and strengthens community at the University. Academic and athletic excellences are compatible in a well-balanced environment that encourages student-athletes to thrive and achieve their full potential as whole people.
Summary of Position:
The Head Coach, Women’s Golf and Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball is responsible for implementing all aspects of planning, developing, and managing a successful intercollegiate Women’s Golf and Women’s Basketball program in accordance with the standards and goals set by William Peace University and within NCAA requirements.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, the individual holding this position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

• Recruit student athletes who meet the University’s admissions requirements. Meets annual recruitment goals as developed annually by the Director of Athletics including the evaluation, contact, and establishment of recruitment relationships with prospective student-athletes and coaches. Utilizes Front Rush software for recruiting communication.
• Coordinates and outlines a complete, strategic recruiting yearly plan to identify quality student athletes.
• Ensures compliance with all University, USA South Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations related to recruiting and academic monitoring for student athletes.
• Schedule games, practices, facility and vehicle use in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and other college staff.
• Schedule, plan, and lead practices for the Women’s Golf and assist with the Basketball program. Ensure compliance with NCAA regulations on Playing Season.
• Evaluate team and individual performance for the Women’s Golf and Basketball program. Develop and implement strategies for motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels as both individuals and a team.
• Oversee the selection, purchase, fitting and maintenance of team equipment including uniforms and supplies for the Women’s Golf and Basketball program. Submit equipment and budget requests to the Director of Athletics.
• Ensure the safety of student-athletes and staff through careful monitoring of the condition of equipment and facilities utilized by the designated sport.
• Collaborates with the Office of Athletic Communications for the positive promotion of the Women’s Golf and Basketball program. Areas included: individual and team statistics, media guides, reports to NCAA, USA South Conference, individual accolades on and off the field and website updates.
• Ensures department and university regulations are understood by and complied with by student athletes and coaching staff.
• Represents the University at athletics meetings pertaining to Women’s Golf and Basketball, including USA South Conference meetings.
• Develops an annual operating budget for the Women’s Golf and Basketball program and oversees the purchasing, distribution, and collection of equipment.
• Displays a commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as per the NCAA and USA South Conference
• Performs game day organization and assignments.
• Attends staff meetings as scheduled by the department.
• Develops team expectations and policies for the Women’s Golf and Basketball program.
• Supports, abides by, and enforces all academic guidelines and policies of William Peace University, athletics department, and program to ensure academic progress of the student-athlete as directed by the department.
• Supports and works cooperatively with Sports Medicine/Athletic Training, Strength and Conditioning, Equipment, Student Life, Life Skills, NCAA Compliance, Media Relations, etc. areas in accordance with department policies and procedures.
• Directs all administrative functions of the Women’s Golf program.
• Performs duties with professional conduct, being fiscally responsible, and with a commitment to student-athlete’s well-being.
• Builds quality relationships and works collaboratively and professionally with Athletics, Pacer Club, and William Peace University staff, faculty, students, and all constituencies and stakeholders.
• Additional duties will be assigned (based on qualifications and departmental need) by the Director of Athletics.
• Works with a diverse population of prospective student athletes, students, families, employees, and guests.

• Supervise Volunteer Coaches in the Women’s Golf program in all aspects of team management.
• Responsible for ensuring that all Assistants are in compliance with both NCAA and William Peace University rules and regulations.
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training Volunteer Coaches; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed to perform the duties of the position, including the ability to retain on the job skills and abilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA and college regulations that relate to recruiting, daily program management and the operation of Women’s Golf and Basketball.
• Highly organized and detail oriented.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with a diverse population of students, parents, and staff.
• Possess a comprehensive knowledge of current trends and best practices in the sport of Women’s Golf and Basketball.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 75 pounds occasionally.
• Must be available to work a non-traditional, varying schedule that may include early mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, overnight travel, and occasional holidays.
• Exhibit manual dexterity to operate both office and sport related equipment.
• Ability to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids.
• Speak in audible tones so that others understand clearly, adjusting to a louder volume at practices, games, and other events as required.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
• Frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work is primarily performed both indoors and outdoors with varying temperatures and with noise levels varying from moderate to loud.
• The position requires significant physical activity.
• Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
• May encounter bodily fluids.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• College Coaching or Playing experience
• Valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain within six months of hire
• Ability to drive and travel, including overnight
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Certification in AED, CPR, and First Aid or ability/willingness to be trained, certified within six months of hire
Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in relevant field
• College coaching experience

Hours per week: Full Time
Job Posting Date: 05/31/2024
Priority Deadline: 06/16/2024
Priority Deadline Information:

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation