St Edwards University
  • ATHL - Athletics
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Esports Coach

Athletic Department 

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Esports Coach. The Esports Coach is responsible for leading, managing, and administering all aspects of a varsity Esports program in accordance with NACE/TESPA and University rules and regulations, as well as support the Esports Club.   The goals are to 1) be an energetic and engaged recruiter, 2) expand offerings to meet the interests of prospective and current students, 3) provide opportunities and support for Esport student-athletes to achieve academically and athletically, and provide programming and resources that help prepare them with skills for life.   The individual in this position must promote St. Edward's University in a professional manner at all times while promoting a positive and productive working relationship with other staff members

 

Essential Responsibilities Include: 

  • Plan, organize, and develop esports programming and activities
  • Recruit heavily at high schools (competitions, visits, recruiting fairs) ensuring that recruiting activities adhere to university as well as industry-standard policies (Ex: NACE and TESPA)
  • Ensure player eligibility in all collegiate leagues and competition
  • Instruct student-athletes on game strategies and performance principles during practice and competition for various games and competitions
  • Schedule, organize and communicate practices for student-athletes
  • Provide oversight and maintenance of facility, user access, equipment and supplies
  • Supervise student staff for continued maintenance and upkeep of the facility and equipment
  • Collaborate where appropriate with university-wide esports initiatives
  • Effectively use fiscal resources to coordinate team travel and recruiting
  • Other duties as assigned 

For consideration, a Plan, organize and develop esports programming and activities Recruit heavily at high schools (competitions, visits, recruiting fairs) ensuring that recruiting activities adhere to university as well as industry-standard policies  (Ex: NACE and TESPA)  Ensure player eligibility in all collegiate leagues and competition Instruct student-athletes on game strategies and performance principles during practice and competition for various games and competitions Schedule, organize, and communicate practices for student athletes Provide oversight and maintenance of facility, user access, equipment and supplies Supervise student staff for continued maintenance and upkeep of the facility and equipment Collaborate where appropriate with university-wide esports initiatives Effectively use fiscal resources to coordinate team travel and recruiting Other duties as assigned.

 

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

 

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

United Healthcare Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available)

Sun Life Financial Dental Plan

Sun Life Financial Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.  Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

 

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas.  St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities.  The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.  An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

 

OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

 

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

 

Reference #:J202050

Posted:12/16/2020

Available: 01/15/21

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