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UTSA--New Position--Full Time Debate Assistant Coach
« on: June 30, 2014, 03:40:46 PM »
The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for the position of Assistant Debate Coach. The candidate selected will join the nationally recognized UTSA Debate Program beginning Sept 1, 2014.  UTSA’s Department of Communication offers this full time classified staff position with competitive salary and excellent benefits. This is a coaching only position, no graduate school or classroom teaching requirement. Requires a Bachelor’s degree AND 2 years of experience as a collegiate policy debate team competitor AND experience coaching at a collegiate or high school level in a policy debate program.

Responsibilities will include, assisting debaters with the preparation of arguments, traveling with the team to tournaments, judging at tournaments, managing practice sessions, participating in team and staff meetings, and other duties as needed.  Candidates for this position must be responsible, creative, enthusiastic, and self-directed. The ability to coach both novice and veteran debaters is important. In order to drive vans for the team, a valid driver’s license and safe driving record is required.

UTSA’s Debate Team competes at a variety of levels in policy debate at both regional and national tournaments. UTSA is privileged to have a number of talented debaters and recruiting efforts offer significant scholarship support to most of our debaters. The Communication Department is a community of distinguished faculty committed to excellence. As one of the top 50 universities under 50 years old, UTSA is fast growing and expanding its research efforts to attain Tier One status. The University of Texas at San Antonio debate team enjoys hearty university and alumni support, offers competitive scholarships for top-tier high school talent, and is committed to excellence in college debate.

Interested applicants should apply online reference job posting #20140293.
Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

For more information on the Department of Communication visit

This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.  
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Direct any questions you may have to Skip Eno at 210-458-5343 (office #) or or text me at 210-385-5090.

Note: Please notice that opening and closing dates for this position have been modified. Opening is 06-30-2014 and job close date is midnight, July 25th, 2014.

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Re: UTSA--New Position--Full Time Debate Assistant Coach
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2014, 09:08:20 AM »
For all of you who are looking at our posting and not making contact or just not applying, let me remind you of some positives to this position:
1) One of the strongest debate regions in the country--D3.
2) National travel schedule--lots of exposure.
3) A truly terrific incoming group of debaters.
4) Lots of diversity.
5) Great weather, if you don't mind hot--air conditioning was created to meet that need.
6) High standard of living.
7) Low expense costs.
8) Great food!
9) You get to work with Philip DiPiazza--one of the last great guys.
10) Many good graduate programs.
Walk on the wild side, make contact--apply!