Full time Head Field Hockey Coach

Title:Head Field Hockey coach
Date: 1/24/2019
About Stonehill
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student to faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values a diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Position Summary
Recruits prospective student-athletes, provides game-day coaching, and practice preparation, as well as operational duties within the Athletics department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The head coach is charged with several major duties in connection with his/her program, including the recruitment of prospective student-athletes, game-day coaching, and practice preparation, the maintenance of the program’s budget and the development and implementation of a strategic plan for Athletics. The head coach will serve as a critical leader in fostering a campus culture in which differences are embraced and work to advance the College’s mission of diversity and inclusion. The head coach must also monitor all facets, both athletically and academically related, that any participating student-athletes are involved in while also developing a working relationship with all facets of the Department of Athletics, including the training staff, compliance officer, media relations staff, home events coordinator and all other individuals responsible for the day-to-day operation of the department. The head coach is responsible for overseeing any assistant coaches working directly with the program and must strictly adhere to all rules and regulations set forth by the College, the NCAA, the Northeast-10 Conference. The head coach may also be charged with other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Education and/or Experience
Successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and previous field hockey coaching experience.

Demonstrated commitment to embracing and advancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of campus life.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous collegiate field hockey coaching experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Competencies Intellectual-Problem Solving, Interpersonal-Teamwork, Leadership-Leadership, Organization-Strategic Thinking, Self Management-Planning/Organizing
Phone Number: 508-565-1532
Location: Easton, MA
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