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Overwatch Head Coach and Esports Specialist

16 days ago by Illinois Wesleyan University

  Bloomington (Illinois), USA

Level: Junior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Coaching

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This full time position, reporting to the Esports Director will manage all aspects of the Overwatch teams.

Primary Duties :

  • Responsible for recruiting the Overwatch roster at Illinois Wesleyan University. During the first year, will oversee and coach a club level team of students pre-existing on campus.
  • Manage all aspects of the Overwatch teams, including scheduling, planning practices, match/event preparation, coaching, recruiting, budgeting, organizing travel arrangements, supervision (academic/well-being), and managing student workers.
  • Provide support to the Super Smash Bros. team, including scheduling, supervision, budgeting, arranging travel, scouting and selecting coaching staff and recruitment.
  • Provide support to the Esports Director and League of Legends Head Coach.

Requirements :

  • Coaching experience at the top amateur, collegiate, or professional level
  • Deep understanding of the competitive Overwatch and Smash scenes
  • Working knowledge of Super Smash Bros.
  • Proficient in online platforms, such as tournament boards, clients, office suite
  • Basic knowledge of broadcasting and streaming is preferred
  • Infrequent travel is expected (approximately 2-5 times a year). International travel is rare, but possible.

Application Information :

Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Human Resources. Within your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of this opening. The University is committed to an environment of diversity and inclusion. Please feel free to share any opportunities you have had in collaborating in a diverse, multicultural and inclusive setting. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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