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Head Coach of Varsity Esports

18 days ago by DeSales University

  Center Valley (Pennsylvania), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Coaching

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The Head Coach for the Esports Program will guide Esports players in competitive strategies in our gaming titles. S/He will be expected to execute practice sessions, manage and supervise competitive schedules, and support the players in academic success. The Head Coach’s primary goal is to guide and contribute to the student athlete’s performance as an esports competitor and a positive contributor to the DeSales University campus.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required, Masters preferred; equivalent combination of education and/or work experience will be considered
  • Preference to applicants who have competitive experience in esports titles, especially League of Legends and/or Overwatch
  • Social Media management including Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, and Facebook, preferred
  • Ability to develop and assess team strategies in order to lead a team of players to success in competition and in academic pursuit
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with the Assistant Program Director and Program Director
  • Ability to manage schedules, budgets, and software/hardware
  • Ability to provide general maintenance and management to the gaming computer lab
  • Understanding of ethical behavior and dedication to the sportsmanship of the team
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs, bend to access cables and wires under a desk
  • Ability to travel to competitions up to 2 times within an academic year
  • Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability, and diversity
  • Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

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