Senior Sports Coach I at Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN)

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill Full-Time, Part-Time and Daily Part-Time vacancy in the Academic Department of the University:Job Title: Senior Sports Coach ILocation: DeltaJob Type: Senior Managerial/ Administrative and SupportOverall PurposeEncourage a healthy lifestyle by delivering outstanding opportunities and experiences to improve personal performance and achievement to the University community and beyond. To enable the strategy:To get more people, more active across the whole of the University communityTo be a significant contributor to the student co-curricular experienceTo provide access to fitness and exercise for all students at every campusTo maximise opportunities for all to improve sporting performanceTo build pride and community through a connection to ADUN’s SportTo become a distinct, valuable asset and strength, enhancing the Universities’ profile and appeal, from before arrival to beyond graduationRole SpecificationTo write, implement and review inductions and personal fitness plans to actively coach on a broad and holistic range of health fitness and well-being aspects when manning the gym floor and open training fields.To deliver a comprehensive range of fitness workshops, group exercise classes and fast classes that ensures that our members are engaged and educated in fitness and their physical well-beingTo monitor and coach gym and open air field training members to ensure their safety and the use of correct techniques when exercising therefore providing quality member experiencesTo support the Performance Coach with ensuring delivery of high quality Student athlete and team sessions, including input on a range of sports and varying levels of ability.To assist in the development of a series of events that brings the University community together through the year across the university campuses.Ensure all operating policies are adhered to whilst in the gyms - being responsible for the opening and closing procedures and ensuring all equipment and the building operates within Health & Safety guidelines as requiredTo achieve and maintain a high level of cleaning and maintenance responsible for cleaning gym equipment and the field training area.To support the Health & Fitness Management in ensuring all part time staff adhere to all operating policies and proceduresTo develop positive working relationships with the high-performing team of Health and Fitness coaches and other student service providers within the University to enhance students’ experience.To assist in the promotion of ADUN’s Sport Health and Fitness and to endorse the brand identity and Values of ADUN’s SportManaging:Implement an appropriate football, Basketball, Tennis and track athletics performance programme in keeping with the aims and objectives of ADUN’s Sport Development Service.Manage effectively a select squad of performance athletes. This includes establishing performance targets, devising appropriate competition schedules and developing an integrated timetable for sports, academic and lifestyle commitments for each player.Recruit scholar athletes and performance level players to deliver agreed football performance objectives, giving cognisance to wider University targets.Engage, develop, support, mentor, inspire and lead a team of coaches supporting sports at the University.Manage the coaching and scholarship budget efficiently and effectively.Coaching:Deliver an effective coaching programme that helps improve the performances of individuals and which attains performance objectives as indicated by the ADUN’s Sport Development Service.Adopt a holistic approach to developing student-athletes, factoring in the challenges of following a dual career pathway.Encourage women’s football sports programmes.Communicating:Communicate effectively with partner agencies and students.Build and maintain good relationships with local, national and international agencies involved in sports at performance level.Administering:Adhere to good working practices.Provide regular information and status reports.

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