Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Squash
The Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Squash assists in all
aspects of the intercollegiate Squash teams including coaching,
recruiting, scheduling, program administration and budgeting.
Additional responsibilities may include performing administrative
duties as assigned at the discretion of the Director of
Bachelor’s degree (Physical Education or related field) preferred
OR a minimum of 2 years of coaching experience at the
post-secondary level and/or professional competitive experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of squash 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; 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.
Strong writing and communication skills as well as familiarity with
video technology are preferred. The coach must be self-directed and
motivated and be able to work independently and work under
pressure. A valid driver’s license and ability to meet the
standards of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Policy are
required. Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certification must be
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Demonstrated effectiveness in coaching Squash is required. At least
two years experience coaching at the secondary or post-secondary
level or one year experience working in a competitive collegiate
environment is required. Successful recruiting to a highly
selective institution is preferred.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Variable depending on season. Ability to work weekends and
evenings. *Coaches are expected to be on campus during the academic
year (late August – Reunion Weekend in June) and are expected to
keep hours during this time that make them readily available to
students. *It is expected that coaches will recruit during the
summer months requiring possible additional travel. *Frequent
overnight travel with student athletes is required during the
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.
Part Time Year Round
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?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
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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
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