Assistant Men’s Fencing Coach - Temporary

Princeton University
May 31, 2024
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Assistant Men's Fencing Coach - Temporary

Requisition # 2023-17536

Date Posted 16 hours ago(8/2/2023 9:11 AM)





Job Type


Assistant Coach, Men's Fencing - Temporary

The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the part-time assistant fencing coach is to provide a quality varsity program that will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program.

This is a part-time/non-benefits eligible position.



  • Assist with the recruitment of student-athletes on a national and international level.
  • Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I fencing program, including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and student-athlete development.
  • Assist in overall program planning and organization.
  • Travel with the team to away competitions and assist with the coordination of team travel.
  • Other Administrative duties as assigned.
  • Adherence to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.
  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent coaching experience.
  • Previous recruiting experience.
  • Collegiate or professional playing experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within four months of hire.
  • Proficient with MS office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to manage team dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational ability for practice and recruiting.
  • An understanding of the fundamental role that intercollegiate athletics, properly implemented, can play in the educational development of our student-athletes.
  • Ability to uphold the commitment to the Department of Athletics mission and values of Education Through Athletics.
  • Successful background in coaching at the collegiate level preferred.
  • Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

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    Standard Weekly Hours


    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Probationary Period


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver's License Required



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