SIUE Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Phone: (618) 650-2190
Fax: (618) 650-2696
Rendleman, Room 3210
Hours: M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm
TITLE/RANK: HEAD WRESTLING COACH
HIRING UNIT: INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Reports to the Senior Associate Director for External Affairs and must subscribe to the SIUE Principles Governing Athletics; responsible for development, organization and administration of the wrestling team; develop effective and positive communication with the students, faculty, alumni, and community; responsible for coaching, recruiting, team travel, fund raising, and all other areas of wrestling operations (benchmark expectations will be identified); comply with University, Southern Conference and NCAA Division I rules, standards, and regulations; work cooperatively and responsibly with other departmental personnel; responsible for operating within the budgetary limitations of the program; support the student-athlete concept and demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete; take an active leadership role in fund raising and public relations activities for the wrestling program and also the athletics department as a whole. The Head Wrestling Coach will perform additional duties as assigned by the Sr. Associate AD and the Director of Athletics.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Non-bargaining term, 100%, June 2013 - June 2014 with possibility of renewal.
SOURCE OF FUNDS: Local
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree required (master's degree preferred; and if all other variables equal, Masters will be a deciding factor). Basic qualifications include evidence of strong organizational and communication skills, work ethic, "Midwest" recruiting experience and current knowledge of NCAA regulations is preferred. Proven successful wrestling and coaching experience at the collegiate level, minimum of four years is required. (NCAA Division I experience; head coaching experience and experience at a Division I Mid-major Institution are all preferred experiences).
Demonstrated success in developing a program will be highly regarded, and evidence of a commitment to academic and demonstrated success in academic excellence including G.P.A., graduation rate and NCAA Division II Annual Progress Rates are very important variables. The ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public in a positive and collegial manner is extremely important. Candidates need to understand that SIUE admission standards and progress towards degree requirements are higher than NCAA Division I minimums.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: June 18, 2013 or until position is filled.
SUBMIT LETTER OF APPLICATION, RESUME, TRANSCRIPT, AND REFERENCES TO:
SIUE Athletic Department
Head Wrestling Coach
Campus Box 1129
Edwardsville, IL 62026
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December 2012 marked the 13th consecutive semester that SIUE student-athletes earned a combined GPA above 3.0.
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