Post Title: Assistant Rowing Coach (DUBC)
Post Status: 2-year contract (Fixed Term)
Department/Faculty: Department of Sport & Recreation, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Location: Trinity College Sports Centre, Islandbridge Boathouse and other venues as when required
Reports to: Chief Rowing Coach (DUBC)
Other Reports: DUBC Committee and Sports Development Unit as and when required.
Salary: Appointment will be made on the Executive 3 Schedule B salary [€34,285 – €42,035] scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy.
Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week
Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT) Thursday 29th July 2019

The successful applicant will be expected to take up post as soon as possible.

Post Summary
This position is directly related to the continued growth and development of Trinity Rowing,
which has a heritage dating back over 180 years, and is currently one of four focus sports
within the University. The Assistant Rowing Coach will support the Chief Rowing Coach in
managing and delivering a high-quality coaching structure within the men’s rowing
programme (DUBC).

Further Information
Trinity Rowing has a long and successful history, with both Dublin University Boat Club
(DUBC), and Dublin University Ladies Boat Club (DULBC) respected and recognised
internationally. The 2015-2018 strategy for sport established the foundations of a student
sport pathway, with participation, education, and performance sport structures being
implemented. Rowing, as one of four focus sports continues to grow under this model, with a
collective plan in place and an emerging staff infrastructure.

This position is key and will further establish a foundation for attracting and supporting top
level student rowers in the future. Reporting directly to the Chief Rowing Coach (DUBC), this
position will provide coaching, development, and logistical support as required in operating
the full DUBC rowing program. The main emphasis of the role will be to provide coaching,
operational and administrative support across the full DUBC rowing programme as directed
by the Chief Rowing Coach. The post holder will also be heavily involved in athlete
recruitment, community engagement, and club development and education working with
colleagues within the sports development unit and the club.

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to the Chief Rowing Coach (DUBC)
Richard Ruggieri

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae to include the names and contact details of 3
referees (including email addresses), together with a cover letter (1x A4 page) that specifically
addresses the application procedure set out above.


If you have any application queries, please contact:
Human Resources, House No. 4,
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Tel: +353 1 896 3333