Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

Designation: Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

February 23, 2021


Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach and Recruiting Coordinator- BATES

The Assistant Women’s Rowing Coach and Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for aiding the Head Coach in administering a competitive NCAA Division III intercollegiate program. This position supports the development of student-athletes through mentorship, guidance, leadership opportunities, community building, and a commitment to social justice. The Assistant Coach focuses primarily in the areas of planning and directing recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of student-athletes, along with fiscal management of the program. This is a professional assistant coaching position, and all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of affiliated national, regional, and state intercollegiate athletic associations, the NESCAC Conference, and the College. The Assistant Coach will have significant night and weekend commitments. This position reports to the Head Coach. 


Education : Bachelor’s degree required.

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization preferred.


Experience playing or coaching the sport, college level preferred.

Experience and/or demonstrated success in supervising young adults and managing programs preferred.

Skills & Knowledge

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships. Must be flexible, collaborative, and have a positive attitude.

Ability to establish rapport quickly with students and their families, while maintaining appropriate boundaries.

Knowledgeable about the skills and tactics of the sport.

Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.

Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision.

Proficiency in basic data management systems, Front Rush, game film editing programs, and basic computer applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.

Ability and willingness to travel (by car, air, train, or bus) domestically and internationally as needed.

Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings, and other non-traditional schedules.

Personal commitment to excellence and the mission of a top-tier small liberal arts college.

Current CPR & First Aid certification

Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. This position requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background screening. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (References will not be contacted without your permission.)


Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

Inquiries concerning the college’s policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VII, Title IX, and ADA/Section 504), and complaints may be directed to Gwen Lexow, Title IX Officer, 207-786-6445 or via email at [email protected]

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