Brown University — Wrestling Operations Coordinator

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is currently seeking candidates for the Wrestling Operations Coordinator position.  Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

Reporting to the Marvin Wilenzik ’56 Head Coaching Chair for Brown Wrestling, this position is responsible for the organization of the day- to-day efficient operation of the Brown Wresting program. This role assists the Head Coach in all phases of planning, developing, and promoting a championship caliber Ivy League program.

Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee non-competition operations of the wrestling program.
  • Coordinate schedule throughout the year and communicate to team and key stakeholders.
  • Serve as liaison with the division’s athletic communication office, academic services, marketing, compliance, business office, sports medicine, equipment, strength and  conditioning, facilities, and other administrative areas as assigned.
  • Serve as primary liaison with alumni and parents’ group.
  • Coordinate arrangements for pre-season training, scheduling, practices, and home meets. Oversee social media and recruiting communication efforts.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Entry into the candidate pool requires the following:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-2 years related experience in NCAA wrestling (collegiate playing, coaching or operations); Division I experience preferred.


  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication (verbal & written) & computer skills
  • Experience planning and organizing team travel
  • High attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively with student-athletes, parents, alumni, colleagues and the public
  • Strong commitment to the welfare of student-athletes
  • Ability to independently coordinate multiple tasks at one time
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills combined with the ability to successfully interact with diverse individuals from both University and community related constituencies for maximizing University and Divisional goals, objectives, relationships & representation
  • Basic proficiency in excel, word, internet & email capabilities
  • Social media experience preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to foster quality relationships with staff, coaches, student-athletes, alumni, parents, etc.
  • Prior experience with video editing software
  • Knowledge and understanding of, and commitment to comply with, NCAA, Ivy League and University rules and regulations
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test, maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division), and attend all required divisional and/or NCAA training/education programs.

Background Check – Criminal, Education, DMV

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Wrestling Operations Coordinator

Athletics & Physical Education

Grade 7

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Time Type:
Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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