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Job Details: Shooting Sports Team Coach

Job Title:

Shooting Sports Team Coach

Submitted on:

August 1, 2021


Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Job Summary:

The Shooting Sports Coach is responsible for assisting in the development and overall policy of the assigned division of the OPSU Shooting Sports Program. The Shooting Sports Coach must instruct team members to improve individual shooting skills associated with team practices and activities. The Shooting Sports Coach must care for the overall operation and maintenance of the Shooting Sports facility.


  • Master’s degree in Wildlife Management or Ag related field preferred, Bachelor’s degree required plus minimum of four (4) years of experience either as an athlete or coach
  • Collegiate shooting sports knowledge and experience required
  • Proven shooting sports management experience and an in-depth understanding of the assigned discipline
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experienceKnowledge and application of shooting sports and weapons safety
  • Knowledge and application of shooting sports facility maintenance


• Must actively recruit and retain student-athletes
• Knowledge of collegiate shooting sports contest rules and regulations
• Organize yearly competition schedules
• Organize all details of home and away meets/competitions, including team travel
• Maintain accurate documentation on all team members and keep up with their academic progress, as well as handling applicable compliance
• Manage the shooting sports facilities, including the staffing, ordering supplies, maintenance and upkeep of the facilities
• Ensure all persons accessing the shooting sports facilities display a respect for weapons and range safety
• Coordinate with VPO in fund-raising activities and develop community outreach and support
• Keep accurate records and promptly submit all requested materials to appropriate decision makers
• Follow a departmental operations budget and OPSU financial procedures
• Support departmental programs including meetings, trainings, program reviews, etc.
• Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are necessary
• Strong communication skills demonstrating the candidate to be a positive motivator
• Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
• Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well-being.
• Other duties as assigned by Dean of the College of Agriculture, Science, and Nursing or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

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OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Kambri Harland, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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