Under minimal supervision, this position manages all phases of the Wrestling program in compliance with the philosophies and objectives of the Athletic Department. Assumes responsibility for adherence to rules and regulations governing the College and the National Junior College Athletic Conference (NJCAA).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
May include but not limited to the following:
Develop and Maintain a Successful Wrestling Program.
Manages and directs the wrestling program
Coaches the wrestling team
Manages all aspects of the team including strength and conditioning, practicing, competing and scheduling
Directs all aspects, areas, and components of the Wrestling team (i.e.; defense, offense, and/or various individual positions)
Recruits student-athletes in accordance with National Junior College Athletic Conference (NJCAA) rules and regulations through scouting, attending tournaments and home visits
Represents the wrestling program to various institutional programs and works externally with the media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public
Manages the Program/Staff
Manages the financial operation of the wrestling program
Responsible for student-athlete retention and academic tracking
Assist the Athletic Director with the marketing and promoting of the wrestling program
In coordination with the Athletic Director, prepares a yearly budget and responsibly expends the allocated budget to ensure that the budget balances each fiscal year
In coordination with the NIC Athletics Coordinator manages the Booster Club’s budget for the wrestling program
Monitors NJCAAA policies and procedures applicable to the intercollegiate program
Manages the assistant coach(es)
Manages the daily operations of the wrestling program to include game scheduling and team travel arrangements
Prepares game summary stories for the website at the conclusion of all relevant team activities
Other duties as Assigned
Performs community service speaking engagements on behalf of the athletics department
Assist the Athletics Director and the Booster Club to solicit donations and sponsorship from select donors
Performs fundraising activities as necessary to support team expenses, including camps, solicitation mailings, team fundraisers, etc;
Organizes and supervises at least one tournament annually to be scheduled in the Christianson Gymnasium and approved by the Athletic Director
Aids and assists in designated Booster Club projects and department fundraisers and provides periodic updates at weekly meetings
Works weekends and evenings and travels overnight as necessary.
Drives vans used for team travel
Attends coaching meetings scheduled by the Athletic Director
Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with their supervisor, college staff, students and the community
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of two years related experience and/or training. Collegiate coaching is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current CPR/First Aid Certification
Current valid Driver’s License
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to recruit and coach highly talented student-athletes.
Ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the college and NJCAA.
Ability to hire and supervise qualified assistants and student workers.
Ability to market and promote assigned sports program.
A proven record in following directives and being responsible for tasks which have been assigned.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment as needed.
Ability to attend seminars, meetings and other professional development opportunities at or away from NIC.
Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational polices and activities.
Ability to integrate resources, policies and information for the determination of procedures, solutions, and other outcomes.
Knowledge of management methods and ability to provide administrative guidance within area of responsibility and provide direct training and supervision as needed.
Ability to apply budgeting and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to represent the department and NIC in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
Ability to responds to emergency situations in a timely manner.
Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
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.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to use fingers and hands to keyboard or type and handle materials. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 – 50 pounds.
The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather condition; extreme code and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles or bold borne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Internal Number: 19-88
About North Idaho College
North Idaho College is a comprehensive community college, meeting the academic and programmatic needs of our students while ensuring that we are able to meet the workforce demands of business and industry. NIC provides more than 85 transfer and career and technical degree and certificate programs to prepare students for the workforce and for rewarding lives as members of our vibrant community. NIC’s five-county service area spans more than 7,000 square miles.