Part-time Assistant Field Hockey Coach

Title:Assistant Women's Field Hockey
Date: 1/31/2019
Position Title: Assistant Women's Field Hockey Coach
Department Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time
Work schedule (other than Regular hours):
Position Type: Administrator
Posting Date
Posting Removal Date Open Until Filled
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Hours per week:
Posting Number 1001575
Pay Rate: $4500 for the season

About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women's Field Hockey Coach. The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive collegiate field hockey program. Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.

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.

Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
Qualifications Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level is required. A Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience preferred;
A valid and unrestricted driver's license required;
A background search is required;
Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations required;
Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed;
Strong interpersonal, organizational and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy;
Goalie experience preferred.

Optional Applicant Documents
Required Applicant Documents Resume
Cover Letter
Contact Information for 3 References
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. This position will remain open until filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by March 1, 2019. For additional information, please visit Vassar College at
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Anticipated Start Date: 08-01-2019
Anticipated End Date
(If applicable)
Quicklink for Posting
Phone Number: 845-437-7810
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
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