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University of Washington
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on October 4, 2019
Req #: 169898
Department: ATHLETICS
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 10/03/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.

Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come.  Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities. 

This position will assist the Head Coach in the successful operation of the women’s rowing program, including but not limited to:

  • Assist with coaching of student-athletes. 
  • Management of general recruiting inquiries, scheduling and set up official visits. 
  • Rigging and preparation of equipment. 
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with junior rowing coaches. 
  • Evaluate and recruit local rowers and non-rowing prospects. 
  • May participate in selection and training of the novice student-athletes.
  • Maintain media outlets for the program through social media, alumni, and other areas. 
  • Work with staff toward goal of excellence in all aspects of Washington Rowing. 
  • Represent the University of Washington, the Athletic Department and the Rowing program with the highest professional and ethical behavior. 
  • Prepare department reports and maintain records as required. 
  • May assist with supervision and logistics of team travel. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pacific-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University.  The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.  As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

    Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of successful coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level, or two years of successful experience coaching junior rowers, or two years of competing at the Senior National Team level. 

    Proven ability to relate to student-athletes.

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or