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University of Rochester Asst Debate Coach - 229525 in Rochester, New York

Asst Debate Coach Job ID 229525

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Ath & Rec -Asssistant Coaches


The University of Rochester Debate Union is hiring an assistant debate coach. We are seeking a candidate with the following experience:

  • Preferred: substantial experience participating in competitive intercollegiate debate in at least one of the following: CEDA/NDT Policy or British Parliamentary format

  • Preferred: experience in both CEDA/NDT Policy and British Parliamentary World’s debate formats

  • Preferred: experience with administrative tasks associated with competitive debate, such as managing travel logistics

  • Highly preferred: previous experience coaching debate

  • Highly preferred: substantial experience with novice debate training

  • Highly preferred: experience organizing, programming, and/or administering speech and debate events and activities

Assistant debate coaches will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Teach students and track their learning in competitive debate activities, including but not limited to:

  • instructing students in argumentation and debate skills

  • instructing students on research methodologies associated with debate

  • providing students with lectures and training exercises on various arguments, argumentative strategies, and technical skills throughout the debate season

  • Travel frequently to debate tournaments throughout the year and provide educational and logistical support to students competing at those tournaments

  • Perform administrative duties as needed

  • Assist in recruiting new debaters to the team

  • Assist in any on-campus and/or off-campus programming the debate team engages in

  • Assist the Director of Forensics in teaching, administrative, and logistical tasks as needed throughout the year

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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