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Assistant Coach Men's Ice Hockey

College of the Holy Cross
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 30, 2023

About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,200 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

Assist with all facets of NCAA Division I ice hockey program by recruiting qualified prospective student-athletes, providing skill instruction to student-athletes, and preparing team for competition and practice.

Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Atlantic Hockey Association, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Supports management of team academically and athletically. Tracks student-athlete academic progress; organizes and conducts practice activities; prepares team and opponent video analysis; and maintains records as required.
  • Evaluates and recruits prospective student-athletes. Identifies talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes and effectively communicates with coaches, prospects, and parents.
  • Respects departmental commitment to excellence, integrity, respect and leadership. Collaborates with head coach to develop annual goals for program. Attends workshops, training sessions, and meetings as required by the College and the conference.
  • Assists with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities, administration of sports clinics, and other duties as directed by head coach and/or Athletics Administration.

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous coaching experience required, preferably at the Division I level.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.
  • Computer and video editing skills strongly encouraged.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Flexibility and reliability - position requires travel work on nights and weekends.
  • Understands risk management and works in conjunction with Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning personnel to uphold health and safety standards in the conduct of all activities.
  • Strong teamwork and team facilitation.
  • Supports departmental efforts through collaborative measures and sharing knowledge with others.
  • Understands, values and respects diversity within the team and fosters an inclusive and supportive environment.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, exempt-level position. The College is committed to providing competitive market pay for its employees. The College also offers a competitive benefits package for full-time staff, including:
  • 10% College contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Plan (1-year wait waiver available)
  • NEW - condensed summer 4-day work week
  • Tuition benefits
  • Wellness programs & ongoing Training and Development opportunities
  • Generous paid time off
  • Free parking and free use of the athletic/fitness facilities.
To review our benefits in more detail, please visit:

College Description

The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,200 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.

Region Description

Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities which you can read more about here .

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to:

Holy Cross Benefits at a Glance PDF for download: click here

Application Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.

In your cover letter please address how your work supports the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit .

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