Head Field Hockey Coach

Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Head Field Hockey Coach

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary	
Job Function
The Head Field Hockey Coach reports to the Associate Director of Athletics. The primary task is to organize, recruit and develop a successful field hockey program in concert with the academic mission of the university. This position will also be responsible to fulfill a secondary administrative responsibility.

Specific Responsibilities
Recruit quality student-athletes for the field hockey program
Develop and conduct organized practices
Develop a schedule that includes representative and competitive contests
Develop and maintain the sport budget
Counsel student-athletes in a positive manner
Coordinate fundraising opportunities for the field hockey program, if appropriate
Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
Perform other duties as assigned

Equipment and Software Used
PC, Windows platform
Equipment specific to the sport
EMS Scheduling software

Physical Demand
Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.

Contact with Others
Daily contact with students, staff and faculty. Frequent contact with prospective students and parents. Occasional contact with coaches from other colleges and with university administrative staff.

Required Qualifications	
Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years of field hockey coaching experience, preferably at the college level. Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. Excellent speaking and writing skills necessary, as well as the ability to be a well-organized self-starter.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 12 months
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week: Administrative/Salaried
Posting date: 04/21/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Anticipated Start Date: 06/01/2017
Posting Number: AH00384

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