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Head Esports Coach
Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for a Head Esports Coach. The position will direct, organize, coach and administer the Esports program.
Position: Head Esports Coach
Organization: Northern Michigan University
Location: Marquette,  MI 
United States
Salary: Targeted salary: $27,000
Posting Start Date: 1/28/2020
Date Posted: 1/28/2020

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Possess a current CPR certification or ability to obtain upon hire.  Competitive Esports experience involving multi-player online video games with team-based elements.
Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of student-athletes. On- and off-campus recruitment of student-athletes.  

Required knowledge/skills/abilities: Knowledge of governing body compliance rules. Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Instructing-Teaching others how to do something. Oral and Written Communication-Active listening, speaking, and writing which ensures comprehension and understanding in both the speaker and target audience. Time Management-Managing one's own time and the time of others. Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Monitoring-Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. The ability to organize effectively. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. The ability to come up with unusual or original ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. The ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationship with student-athletes, coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, college faculty and staff, alumni, professional colleagues, and the general public. The ability to actively look for ways to help people. Expertise with video analysis. The ability to work effectively under stressful and high-pressure situations. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.  

The position is nine months; time off to be arranged with supervisor; variable shift/variable days depending upon playing schedule, recruiting demands and department events.  The targeted salary is $27,000.

Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life.  See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette. For a summary of the benefits offered by Northern Michigan University, visit http://www.nmu.edu/hr/benefit-summaries and select administrative professional.

Submit NMU staff application, cover letter and resume utilizing our on-line application process by accessing https://employMe.nmu.edu.  All required application materials must be submitted electronically by February 13, 2020. 

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/27/2021
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Organization Information
Northern Michigan University

Marquette,  MI 49855
United States
(906) 227-1493
Julane Cappo

2020 NACE Convention

Join us for the third annual NACE National Convention in Kansas City, MO, from July 22 through July 24. This year will feature sessions and workshops suggested by our member institutions for the benefit of new and current esports programs. Members will have the opportunity to discuss new legislation initiatives, network with fellow NACE institutions, and learn more about NACE's plans for the 2020-21 academic year.