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Assistant Coach, Field Hockey

Apply now Job no: 492475
Work type: Part-time non-exempt
Location: Chester
Categories: Support Staff (Non-Exempt)

Widener University is seeking a part-time Assistant Field Hockey Coach to support many aspects of the field hockey program, including, but not limited to, assisting in practice and game day development, recruiting at off-site events in compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations, monitoring academic progress, travel arrangements, on and off-site clinic instruction, game day and practice film breakdown/transfer, fundraising, and equipment needs.

A successful candidate for this part-time position of Assistant Field Hockey Coach will support many aspects of the field hockey program, including, but not limited to, assisting in practice and game day development, recruiting at off-site events in compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations, monitoring academic progress, travel arrangements, on and off-site clinic instruction, game day and practice film breakdown/transfer, fundraising, and equipment needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but are not limited to)

Essential Duties:

  • Assisting in practice and game day development
  • Recruiting at off-site events in compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • Monitor academic progress, travel arrangements, on and off-site clinic instruction, game day and practice film breakdown/transfer, fundraising, and equipment needs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training and Experience Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • NCAA collegiate playing experience
  • Prior coaching experience (camps/clinics, club high school, collegiate level)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong interpersonal communication and basic computer skills

Preferred:

  • Collegiate coaching and recruiting experience (Division I, II, III)
  • Understanding of databases such as: CoachPacket, FrontRush, TeamXStream, and social media packets such as: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Strong background in athletic fundraising
  • USAFH coaching accreditation

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR UNUSUAL HOURS: 

  • Ability to perform field hockey demonstration strategies to desired level
  • Weekends and late night hours are required. Summer availability preferred (Regular season is mid August-mid November. Spring season is late March-late April).
  • Long distance travel for prospective student-athlete recruitment
  • Potential campus vehicle driving to off-site practices and competitions



**Qualified candidates must submit resume and cover letter for consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those selected to interview will be contacted.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law School located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the University, please visit our website at www.widener.edu.
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