Employment Opportunities

Current employment opportunities in Ursinus College Athletics:

Athletic Communications Student Assistants

Responsibilities

The Athletic Communications Department, working for Athletics, is seeking game-day workers to assist with filming, spotting during athletic events and assisting with writing and statistical services. Applicants should have a flexible schedule and be able to work evening and weekends. Knowledge of sports is helpful but not required. Will train.

Positions Available

Spotters – Help with statistical compilation by calling out play by play during games

Filmers – Operate live streaming video cameras at games. No prior experience necessary

Announcers – Perform public address duties (pre-game and in-game announcements, including starting lineups, goals, etc.)

Broadcasters – Play-by-play and color analysts needed for Ursinus home football and basketball games, in addition to other sports when possible

Social Media – Update the athletics Twitter/Facebook/Instagram pages with live scores and other content

Photographers – Assist with team pictures, head shots, and potential in-game photography. Prior photography experience preferred

Videographers – Help the Athletic Communications office to produce video content throughout the athletic year, including game highlights and feature content

Writers – Assist the Athletic Communications office with game recaps, press releases, and features

Part-Time Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Ursinus College, a member of the Centennial Conference and NCAA Division III, is currently seeking an assistant coach for its Men’s Lacrosse program. The coach will assist in managing a competitive intercollegiate men’s lacrosse program within the context of the educational mission of the college, and adhere to the rules and regulations of the Centennial Conference. The assistant coach will report to the head coach, Jamie Steele, and support the head coach in organizing, planning and directing all aspects of the men’s lacrosse program. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to; assist with the recruitment and retention of appropriate student-athletes in compliance with the NCAA; assist with training players in team and individual environments in preparation for competition. The successful candidate should serve as a positive role model for our student-athletes, and be able to demonstrate a commitment to all aspects of coaching, including, leadership, sportsmanship and the academic success of our student-athletes.

Interested candidates should apply online here.  Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.
 
Assistant Coach, Track & Field – Throws (Part-time)
The Ursinus College Athletic department has an opening for an Assistant Track and Field Coach. This is a part-time position (no benefits). The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Track & Field Coach in the development of the throwing events. Duties include but are not limited to: planning and conducting practices for athletes competing in the throwing events; evaluation and recruitment of qualified prospective student athletes in the jumping events; and ability to work week nights (4:00-7:00PM) and weekends. Preference will be given to those candidates that have coaching and/or competing experience in the throwing events.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport and excellent communication skills. Competing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level and USATF Level One certification preferred.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should apply online here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database. 

Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach (Part-Time)

 The Assistant Men’s and Women’s tennis coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach with all aspects of leading a highly competitive program that competes at the Division III level in the Centennial Conference. Responsibilities will include conducting competitive drills and practices, as well as match day duties such as court set up, line ups, and in-match coaching.  The position requires excellent communication skills, as well as a passion for working with student-athletes.  All duties will be applicable to both the men’s and women’s teams.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, as well as knowledge of all rules of competitive match tennis. Playing or coaching experience at a higher education level preferred.

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and names of three references to Human Resources, Ursinus College, 601 Main Street, Collegeville, PA 19426. Resumes can also be submitted via email to hr@ursinus.edu.

Assistant Softball Coach (Part-time)

 Ursinus College Invites applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Softball Coach.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: assisting in the organization and supervision of all aspects of a competitive Softball program, recruitment of qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success and the ability to relate to those student-athletes, and compliance with NCAA, Ursinus College, and the Centennial Conference rules and regulations. MUST be able to travel to the team’s spring break trip. Candidate must possess excellent organizational skill and outstanding written and verbal communication abilities. Previous coaching and/or collegiate playing experience preferred. Ursinus College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Centennial Conference.

Interested candidates should apply online. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database. Cover letter should be specific in describing relevant experience and abilities. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

 

Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track & Field – Vertical Jumps (Part-Time)

 

 The Ursinus College Athletic department has an opening for an Assistant Track and Field Coach. This is a part-time position (no benefits). The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Track & Field Coach in the development of the vertical jumping events (pole vault and high jump). Duties include but are not limited to: planning and conducting practices for athletes competing in the vertical jumping events; evaluation and recruitment of qualified prospective student athletes in the jumping events; and ability to work week nights (4:00-7:00PM) and weekends. Preference will be given to those candidates that have coaching and/or competing experience in the vertical jumping events.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport and excellent communication skills. Competing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level and USATF Level One certification preferred.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; with a desired start date of mid-October 2016.

Interested candidates should apply online. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.  Cover letter should be specific in describing relevant experience and abilities.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.