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Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Employer
Westfield State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 22, 2024

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


Assistant Field Hockey Coach


About Westfield State University:

In 1839, Westfield State University was founded on the ideals of Horace Mann who sought to improve society through education. We were the first public education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. The spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies contributing to the development of knowledge, skills, and character essential for students to become responsible leaders and engaged citizens.

Westfield State is a highly residential campus with approximately 55% of our 3,100 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Springfield, Northampton, and Amherst with a selection of museums, theater, collegiate and minor league sports, hiking trails, and restaurants. The University is within 1.5 hours of Boston and Albany and within 3 hours of New York City and the Green Mountain range of Vermont.

Thank You for Your Interest in Becoming a Westfield State Community Member

You are welcome here. You can advance your career and make a difference here. We invite you to bring your whole self and talents to Westfield State University. The University seeks applicants whose record of teaching, student advising, research, and administration positions them to contribute to the everyday practice of our institutional values.

Our Values

Westfield State commits to values that strengthen a common bond among all members of our community and promotes a rich campus environment.
  • Embrace Diversity - We treat all members of our community with dignity and respect.
  • Maintain Excellence and Integrity - We maintain excellence and integrity in all that we do.
  • Collaborate with Each Other - We make decisions in a transparent and collaborative manner.
  • Provide Accessible Education - We commit to providing an accessible, affordable public higher education for all.
  • Build a Strong Community - We are inclusive and ensure equity, supporting the personal development of all community members, and embracing multiple perspectives.
  • Engage the Outside Community - We support civic engagement in local, regional, and global initiatives.



Job Description:

Campus Title: Assistant Field Hockey Coach
Department: Athletics
FLSA Status: Exempt
Funding: Contract
Job Type: Part-Time
Timeframe: Academic Calendar
Shift: TBD
Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Head Field Hockey Coach
Supervision Exercised: Members of the Westfield State field hockey team and team managers.
Salary: $4,000.00 Stipend

General Statement of Duties:
Westfield State University has an immediate opening for an assistant part-time women's field hockey coach. Experience in collegiate or high school coaching is preferred, as well as an understanding of a competitive NCAA Division III program. The assistant coach will provide administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Coach.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include but not limited to:
Essential:
  • Assist with coordinating and performing coaching duties including traditional and non-traditional practices, game preparation, coaching of all student athletes.
  • Assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes.
  • Assist with scouting, recruiting and retention of student-athletes as directed by the head coach.
  • Assist in management of team travel and meal coordination.
  • All departmental, Conference and NCAA regulations will be followed.
  • Assist in fundraising efforts.
  • Assistants may be required to drive a van on occasion.
  • Full committed during season and non-traditional season.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • All assistant coaches are required to be CPR/AED certified and certification opportunities exist annually within the department.



Requirements:

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Possess and maintain CPR/1st Aid/AED certification.
  • Valid Driver's license
  • High level of competency in women's field hockey skill instruction.
  • An understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student athletes and staff.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Three to four years of experience as a collegiate field hockey player.
  • One to three years of experience coaching at the high school or college level.



Additional Information:

Disability Accommodations

Westfield State University is committed to the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and will ensure the availability of reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (413) 572-8809 or visit us in the Horace Mann Building, 1st floor.

Background Check

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion and review of a background check. A criminal record will not automatically disqualify an applicant from consideration.


Application Instructions:

An on-line application is required. The successful candidate must submit an official transcript at the time of hire. Interested candidates should electronically attach the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three references *
  • Copy of unofficial transcript of highest degree

* Provide the contact information for reference providers in the reference section of the online application.

Deadline: The job posting will be open a minimum of ten days and, if needed, will remain open until finalists have been selected.

NOTE: If you need assistance completing your application please contact our online Help Desk. The link to the help desk can be found at the top of the page via Contact Us.



To apply, visit https://westfield.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=171870&CNTRNO=19&TSTMP=0 jeid-0050a63a94224b48954162eade1025ff

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