The University of Iowa Department of Athletics seeks a self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the knowledge, ability and interpersonal skills required to serve as Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach. This is a 100% full-time (at-will and FLSA exempt) position with full University of Iowa benefits; salary is commensurate with education and experience and relevant salary market data.
Responsibilities:The successful candidate will assist in the coaching and administration of a Division I women’s intercollegiate gymnastics program on several levels; must possess the ability to plan, spot and conduct daily workouts on all four disciplines; identify talent and engage in on/off campus recruiting as well as all other aspects of the recruiting process as permitted by NCAA rules; perform other duties as assigned by head coach.
The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and related events with a workforce of approximately 225 regular employees and 450 temporary employees. Athletics is a people-centric organization that operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) is required.
Minimum of 3 years of experience coaching women’s gymnastics at the NCAA or Level 10/Elite level
Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships
Excellent oral and written communication skills as demonstrated through public speaking engagements, clinician experience, and/or use of effective and creative training/coaching techniques
Extensive knowledge of and the ability to
effectively teach the techniques of all four events
safely and effectively spot student-athletes on all four events
Operate effectively within a highly regulated team environment
Basic knowledge and understanding of the professionalism and intensity necessary to successfully contribute to a Division I athletics program.
Coaching and/or competitive experience at the NCAA championship level (e.g., Junior Olympic National Championships or USA National Championships)
Possess up-to-date knowledge of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) rules for accurate routine construction.
Demonstrated experience in successfully identifying and recruiting elite-level female student-athletes within the sport of gymnastics is highly preferred.
Visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for keywords “Assistant Coach”. This position was previously posted in June-July, and is now being re-posted for 7 calendar days. Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission. Only applications submitted at https://jobs.uiowa.edu will be accepted. The successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check, as well as a review of their driving record. Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions or additional information, please contact Lori Neu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/working-at-iowa to learn more.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.