Working in a holistic environment in developing student-athletes, the Assistant Coach will support the Head Coach to allow the program to meet its objectives. The Assistant Coach will assume the roles and duties as assigned by and under the supervision of the Head Coach to include duties relating to technical coaching support, recruiting, general administration and team management support. The incumbent will also be required to assist with alumni, community events/activities, and other fundraising initiatives. The Assistant Coach may also be responsible for the coordination and implementation of technical schemes and game strategies for assigned sub-units within the team.
Proven technical knowledge acquired through practical experience and coaching in the sport
NCCP Trained Competition introduction, Level 1 NCCP certification or equivalent or be in a position to acquire this certification through the NCCP evaluation challenge process
Experience in using computer systems and software pertinent to sport analysis
English essential with bilingualism (spoken and written) in English and French would be an asset
This position requires that the incumbent work evenings and weekends in accordance with practice and league schedules
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and racialized persons. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Contract of approximately 24 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. Applications from employees holding regular positions will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Requirements related to skills and experience are determined by the University of Ottawa, and all positions are subject to relevant laws, collective agreements, and regulations. Please note that we will only communicate with candidates who are chosen for a preselection test or for an interview. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).