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Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Vassar College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 23, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Vassar College

Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Department: Athletics and Physical Education
Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time
Work Schedule:
Employee Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 05/12/2022
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number: AS224P
Pay Rate:

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.Note: Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster, for all employees except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women's Field Hockey Coach. This is a part-time non-benefits eligible ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Women's Field Hockey Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of an inclusive and competitive collegiate field hockey program including, but not limited to:
  • On-field instruction for practices and games
  • Creation of practice plans
  • Player and team development
  • Academic monitoring
  • Game strategies and competitive coaching
  • Scouting opponents
  • Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
  • Budget management
  • Team travel
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level.
  • A valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations.
  • Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.
  • Successful result of a background search.

Preferred QualificationsMaster’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy. Goalie experience is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For full consideration applicants should apply by:

All applicants must apply online at:


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