Assistant Women’s Field Hockey Coach
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Field Hockey Coach. This is a part-time, ten-month position.
Posting Date: June 28, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Partial tuition assistance available for graduate classes.
Date of Appointment: August 15, 2017
Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Women’s Field Hockey Coach will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Athletics and the Head Women’s Field Hockey Coach, and will assist in the planning and administration of all phases of a quality Division III program.
The Assistant Coach will help plan, organize, manage and supervise the daily administration and operation of the women’s Field Hockey program for Oswego State in accordance with NCAA regulations, State University of New York Athletic Conference regulations, University Policies and the requirements of the State of New York. This position will assist with summer camps and other duties as assigned.
In addition, the individual will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree by time of appointment
- Demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience and/or relevant competitive experience at the professional, collegiate, or high school level
- Ability to conduct practice sessions under the direction of the head field hockey coach
- An understanding of the role athletics plays in a rigorous academic setting, and an ability to identify and attract outstanding students to the University.
- A high level of competency in women’s field hockey skill instruction and motivation
- Very strong recruiting skills, teaching, and coaching skills
- An inherent ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, staff and alumni.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, a copy of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references electronically to:
If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:
Heather Moore, Head Field Hockey Coach
Official transcripts and successful completion of a criminal background check will be required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.
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