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Head Fencing Coach, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

Full Time/Part Time:  Full Time
Start Date: July 1, 2018

Job Description:

Brandeis University seeks to hire a Head Fencing Coach to administer all aspects of a NCAA Division III fencing program competing as a member of the University Athletic Association. This person will plan and implement a training schedule, daily practices, contest coaching, recruiting, home event management, travel management, attending division, department, and UAA meetings, and program fundraising. Teaching Physical Education classes as assigned.


Examples of Responsibilities:
-Direct and coordinate in-season practices schedule and develop an off-season training schedule and program. Direct all contest coaching at home and on the road including managing team travel details. Maintain fencing equipment including physical education equipment.
-Manage the student-athlete recruitment effort for the men’s and women’s fencing program. 
-Coordinate fundraising and alumni relations activities for the fencing program.
-Teach physical education classes within the University’s degree required program including maintaining current certifications when applicable.
-Responsible for mentoring fencing student-athletes and providing advice in the areas of academics, disciplinary and personal matters.


Bachelor's degree required. Previous college coaching experience preferred. Knowledge of all three fencing weapons and how to teach them. Knowledge of group and individual instruction techniques in fencing. Good fundamental knowledge of fencing equipment. Knowledge of procedures and scheduling in college fencing.

About Brandeis University:
Brandeis University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should apply on the Brandeis University HR page here:
Search for internal job ID# 527138 to locate the posting.
Applications will not be accepted via email.

Application Deadline: July 1, 2018

Contact Information:

Andrew Vatistas

Date Posted: May 4, 2018