ZAYED UNIVERSITY

Sports and Recreation Coach, Student Leadership Department

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
27 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Female Only

The Opportunity 

The Student Leadership Department seeks an incumbent for the position of Sports and Recreation Coach who will implement the sports programs at the university, and support intercollegiate sports teams, intramural programs, physical recreational and wellness under the guidance and supervision of Manager.  

The Responsibilities

Coaching

  1. Assist the Manager or supervisor to develop, plan, schedule and deliver team strategies for an effective yearly team sports training plan.
  2. Implement coaching and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork.
  3. Coach and prepare varsity and juniors level teams for intercollegiate sports
  4. Assist in manage the intramurals and recreational activities.
  5. Perform on campus public relations and marketing activities to promote sports program; perform community relations activities, within ZU.
  6. Coordinate team travel arrangements
  7. Organize and manage team outfit, supplies and equipment and maintain inventory checklist.
  8. Assist in scouting and recruiting student athletes.
  9. Keep accurate records and report to the Manager as required.
  10. Coach any other sports required by the program
  11. Everyday Gym activity - training and monitoring.
  12. Oversee safety procedures for all events and activities;
  13. Any other duties as assigned.

Fitness

  1. Teach at least one high intensity fitness discipline or group exercise class
  2. Prepare lesson and semester plans.
  3. Train and/or supervise training in fitness, GPP and SST for student athletes and others.

  The Requirements 

  1. Must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant sport/coaching related discipline, physical education, sports science or similar. Holds a mid-level professional certification in a Football/soccer and/or Volleyball from an international or highly recognized organization and has an extensive experience of teaching/coaching in an educational environment, youth club or professional club, within the last 3 – 5 years. First AID and CPR certification

Desired or preferred requirements:

CrossFit level 1 or higher, Reps level 3 personal trainer, or NSCA CSCS 

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the U.A.E., cash housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members.

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.   

While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.

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