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Muskingum University invites applications for a Head Coach for E-Sports. The Head Coach develops and maintains a quality, competitive Varsity E-Sports program within the philosophy of Muskingum University and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must work effectively with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and administration of Muskingum University.

  • Coach and manage the varsity E-Sports team.

  • Responsible for recruiting qualified prospective students to participate in the program and their retention at Muskingum University.

  • Responsible for contest scheduling, practice and contest organization.

  • Responsible for player skill development and coordination of all events concerning the E-Sports program.

  • Work thru and with the Director of Athletics on all fund-raising activities

  • Responsible to administer the program within the operating budget

  • Responsible for the general oversight of the E-Sports facility.

  • Maintaining and monitoring all E-Sports equipment and facilities.

  • Coordinate travel, meals, and lodging.

  • Teach courses within the Health and Physical Education Department as assigned by the Chair of the Department.

  • Attend and participate in all departmental meetings.

  • Abide by all policies and procedures as set forth in the Department of Athletics and Muskingum University. and follow the rules and regulations of the appropriate E-Sports governing institution.

  • Monitor academic progress of all student-athletes on the team.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the major functions of the position and should not be considered a complete description of the essential functions of the position. This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other reasonable related duties, including special projects.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Strong ability to multitask.

  • Excellent judgement, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Competitive E-Sports experience.

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours and weekends, some travel required.

  • Ability to work independently and resolve issues independently.

  • Competent knowledge and experience in coaching and recruiting the Division III student/athlete.

  • Knowledge of National Association of Collegiate E-Sports (NACE).

  • Strong technology skills required. Knowledge of software and hardware equipment associated with E-Sports.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Master’s Degree.

  • Experience recruiting high school and/or college students.

  • Coaching or teaching experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must include a statement of interest and current resume. If not provided, references may be requested. Application materials should be sent by email. Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. This position will remain open until filled, with review of applications to begin immediately.

Muskingum University actively seeks out and welcomes administrators and staff who are committed to excellence in student learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the University’s educational programs and activities, and are committed to full inclusivity at the University. As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations, which have been historically underrepresented in higher education and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities. Please visit https://www.muskingum.edu/non-discrimination-statement to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.