Head Womens Field Hockey Coach

Richmond, IN
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Head Women's Field Hockey coach reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for the conduct and overall supervision of the program. This is a full time Administrative Faculty position with full benefits. Salary will commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct all aspects of a program that complies with all NCAA, North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) and Earlham College rules and regulations.
    • Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship and mature conduct as the head of the program.
    • Positively represent Earlham to all on and off campus constituency groups.
    • Positively represent Earlham in conference, regional and national coaching associations.
    • Develop a team that is competitive in the NCAC.
    • Work closely with Admissions and other campus offices to recruit outstanding studentathletes.
    • Support the academic achievement and personal growth of team members for purposes that include retention and graduation.
    • Help orient student-athletes to the policies and regulations of the College and the NCAA.
    • Effectively teach individual skills, team concepts and competitive values.
    • Prepare and execute practice and game plans.
    • Oversee the conduct and discipline of student-athletes.
    • Prepare team competition schedules guided by the Earlham Scheduling Principles that meet NCAA and NCAC regulations.
    • Prepare and administer operating budget.
    • Inventory, purchase and maintain equipment and uniforms.
    • Hire, train and supervise assistant coach.
    • Work with the Sports Information Office to aid in the promotion of the team and Earlham College.
    • Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.

  • Meet all the expectations of an Athletic Department member.
    • Attend all athletic staff meetings and the annual athletic staff retreat.
    • Support all other athletic programs.
    • Serve on departmental committees
  • Meet all the expectations of an Earlham faculty and Student Development member.
    • Understand and support the basic mission of the College as a Quaker institution and a liberal arts college.
    • Attend faculty meetings.
    • Support students through attendance at campus events and activities.
    • Support student development activities by working at events.
    • Serve on campus committees.
    • Teach courses in the Athletics, Wellness and Physical Education (AWPE) curriculum.
    • Staff members teach four activity courses each year or teach the Lifetime Wellness course

Experience & Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree is preferred.
  • Previous collegiate coaching experience, preferably at a NCAA Division III school, or success as a head coach at the high school level.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership and a commitment to, and understanding and appreciation of, NCAA Division III athletics and wellness in a private liberal arts college.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working on a campus with a diverse student body.
  • A current and valid driver's license is required.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

Phone: 765-983-1393 Email: leama@earlham.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.


POSITION Head Women's Field Hockey Coach



ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.

Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.

EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.


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