Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey
Title Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey Posting Number S00766JP Department Athletics Job Summary
The Assistant Coach of Women’s Ice Hockey assists in all aspects of the intercollegiate Women’s Ice Hockey team including coaching, recruiting, scheduling, program administration and budgeting. Additional responsibilities may include performing administrative duties as assigned at the discretion of the Director of Athletics.
A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required; Bachelor’s degree (in Physical Education or related field) strongly preferred. Required skills include: Knowledge of ice hockey skills and strategy and the ability to effectively teach them; ability to motivate and effectively communicate with student-athletes; willingness and ability to actively recruit qualified candidates to Bowdoin; commitment to being a positive member of the Athletics Department, the College community, and the ability to influence his/her athletes to do the same; and a working knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules and an understanding of the philosophy behind them. Administrative skills such as prioritization, organization, and budgeting are needed. The coach must be self-directed and motivated, and be able to work independently and work in a stressful environment. Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certification must be maintained. A valid driver’s license and ability to meet the standards of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Policy are required.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Significant experience with Women’s Ice Hockey, as a player at the college level or as a coach at the secondary level or above, is required.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Coaches are expected to be on campus during the academic year (late August – Reunion Weekend in June). Coaches neither track nor accrue vacation time. Coaches are expected to keep hours during the academic year that make them readily available to students. In the summer, it is expected that coaches will recruit. Additional travel is required during the recruiting season.Frequent overnight travel with student athletes is required during the hockey season.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Shift N/A Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 0.75 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Administrative Staff + MVR Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 04/15/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.
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