Military School Job Openings

Location: Northfield, Vermont
June 1, 2022

Head Coach – Rifle Team

Fulfills the mission of Norwich University by coaching and administering the Rifle program. The Head Coach – Rifle is responsible for the overall success of the program. This position is 44 weeks/year, 20 hours/week.

Salary: $10,000

Essential Functions

  1. Organizes and implements practice plans and game management
  2. Schedules all travel and lodging arrangements for the rifle program
  3. Manages the budget for the rifle program
  4. Assists in scheduling league and non-league athletic contests
  5. Completes DS Travel Forms, End of Season Reports, Preseason and In-season Squad Lists, Travel Expense Reports and Assistant Coaches Evaluations as needed
  6. Monitors academics of student athletes during each academic year
  7. Assists the equipment manager with the selection and purchase of equipment
  8. Assists the athletic training staff in monitoring the injuries of the student athletes
  9. Hires, supervises and mentors any assistant coaches (part time or volunteer) and work study students
  10. Develops and nurtures alumni and community relations
  11. Organizes and administers fundraising activities in conjunction with the Director of the Maroon and Gold Athletic Association
  12. Reports results to school, league, and NCAA as required
  13. Attends University Open Houses
  14. Retains quality student-athletes
  15. Contacts and enters recruiting information into the Slate Recruitment System
  16. Recruits qualified student athletes (at least one quarter of the roster each year)

Other Functions

  1. Assesses the performance of direct reports and provides frequent feedback to optimize their performance.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of sensitive or private information.
  3. Communicates with employees, students, and others in a respectful and clear manner.
  4. Serves on University committees, councils, workgroups or other designated bodies as assigned.
  5. Achieves, maintains proficiency in, and utilizes computers, telephones, and other job-related equipment, including related systems and software.
  6. Speaks, reads and writes in English.
  7. Communicates by telephone, email, letter, in person, or other means or device.
  8. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree in a related field is preferred
  • Experience in the teaching, safe handling and proper maintenance of firearms is required
  • Knowledge of the rules of competition rifle shooting is required
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in competition rifle/shooting coaching is preferred
  • Collegiate rifle/shooting experience preferred
  • Coaching experience in a collegiate environment is preferred
  • Current or prior NRA certifications are preferred
  • Knowledgeable of all NCAA rules and regulations
  • Experience with fundraising activities
  • AED, CPR and First Aid certification and NCAA Rules Test is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Teams, and Outlook)
  • Able to sit, squat, reach, push, pull, and manipulate related equipment; lift 50 pounds; travel outdoors to various parts of the campus
  • Frequent evening and weekend hours when in season
  • Travel as needed

Environmental Conditions

  • Work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Frequent computer use at workstation
  • High level of exposure to noise, dust, fumes or temperature changes

Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty, and staff. Norwich University takes positive action to ensure that all applicants for employment are considered, and employees are treated in compliance with applicable laws and regulations governing non-discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic information or veteran’s status. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring immigration sponsorship, including but not limited to non-immigrant visas such as H1B, STEM, or F1, now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.


Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application.

Anna Van Luvender, MBA, SHRM-CP

Talent Manager

Human Resources

Norwich University

158 Harmon Drive

Northfield, VT 05663

Phone (802) 485 2084

Fax: (802) 485 2090