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2024/2025 Assistant Coach- Part Time

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SUNY Budget Title: Assistant Coach
Salary Level/Grade: SL2
Work type: Temporary part time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Athletics


Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary: The Athletics Department at SUNY Brockport State University of New York is accepting applications to establish a pool of candidates to fill possible openings for the part-time position of Assistant Coach. SUNY Brockport Athletics is comprised of 23 sports and is an NCAA Division III program and a member of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), Empire 8, and NCGA conferences. The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the NCAA Division III program. This includes coaching, player evaluations, recruitment, and Athletic Department fundraising

Major Responsibilities
The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the NCAA Division III program in a respective sport. This includes coaching in practice sessions and competitions, player evaluations, development of game plans, recruitment, and Athletic Department fundraising. Also, to provide an excellent student-athlete experience, demonstrate positive progress in competitive standing in the SUNYAC Conference, recruit student-athletes to the college and maintain roster.

Athletic Responsibilities
• Coaching - 35%
• Player Evaluations - 5%
• Recruiting - 30%
• Game/Practice Preparation/Scheduling - 20%
• Team Travel - 5%
• Administrative 5%
o Report directly to the Head Coach
o Represent the sports program and the department to various institutional entities and externally to students, parents, and the public
o Assist with team schedules and team travel
o Assist with supervision of all student-athletes while away on intercollegiate athletic trips
o Keep abreast of and comply with the NCAA rules and regulations
o Recruit skilled and academically qualified student-athletes 
o Correspondence with athletic administration and support staff
Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university or job-related work experience.
• Ability to work in a diverse population and commitment to creating an inclusive environment.
• Effective communication and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

• 1 year experience coaching at an intercollegiate level.
• Demonstrated commitment to Division III philosophy.

Work Schedule: Rotating schedule
Salary and Benefits: May be benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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