Vikings Curling Head Coach

Augustana Athletics

Competition No.  -    A105651417
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This term excluded position at the University of Alberta has an initial appointment with an approximate end date of June 30, 2024 with a strong possibility of renewal and a flexible 4-14 hours a week schedule, depending on the time of the athletics season, with a maximum time commitment between November - March.

This position is located in Camrose, Alberta, at the University of Alberta - Augustana Campus. 

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Working for the Department/Faculty

The Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta enrolls approximately 1000 undergraduate students in baccalaureate degree programs on a picturesque residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 kilometers Southeast of Edmonton. The Faculty is committed to building on its reputation for academic rigor, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and extensive opportunities for students in the areas of community service learning, undergraduate research, and international study. Augustana provides a distinctive undergraduate experience characterized by close student-faculty relationships and numerous opportunities for student participation in athletics, clubs, and campus organizations. Students benefit from the advantages of a small campus while earning a degree from one of Canada’s leading universities. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please consult the Faculty webpage at

About the Position

The successful candidate will receive an initial appointment with an end date of June  30, 2024, with a strong possibility of renewal. The Coach position is based out of Camrose, Alberta, Canada. This position is term excluded at the University of Alberta. As a member of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, Augustana is committed to providing the best learning environment possible for athletes. To that end we are seeking a highly qualified coach. Duties of the Head Coach include: coaching, team management, budgeting, fundraising, recruitment, student-athlete development, team promotion and other duties. The Head Coach is also responsible for following institutional, ACAC and CCAA policies and procedures.


  • Coaching
  • Team management
  • Budgeting
  • Student-athlete development
  • Team recruitment
  • Fundraising


  • The ideal candidate should possess a diploma or degree - equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • Successful background in coaching curling and/or experience as an athlete competing in curling
  • Applicable NCCP Competition Curling Coach certification or equivalent
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills

For further information concerning this position, please contact Randal Nickel, Manager Student Life by email at  For further information about Augustana Athletics please visit:

How to Apply

To have your application considered, please apply online below and submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.