Head Men's Hockey Coach

Location
Denver, Colorado, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
May 08, 2018
Ref
000011
Contact
University of
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the school's academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 31 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Essential Functions

  • Recruit quality student-athletes capable of pursuing a baccalaureate degree as demonstrated by maintenance of an exemplary graduation rate while managing a cost-effective and administratively efficient program
  • Demonstrate excellent teaching and coaching competencies with regard to: (a) sport skill instruction, (b) motivation, (c) tactical strategies, and (d) design a competitive schedule that maximizes student-athlete development and performance.
  • Provide leadership in the personal development of student-athletes by projecting a positive and professional image including opportunities for the social, emotional, academic development, and athletic welfare of the student-athletes
  • Initiate and participate in public relations, marketing, and fundraising activities as well as continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
  • Train and supervise assistant coaches with the goal of developing head coach capabilities while relating to officials, junior college, high school, and club coaches, the media and general public
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics Code of Ethics rules and regulations
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division by demonstrating excellent writing, speaking, and listening skills
  • Assuming other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Athletics and Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations
  • Supervise Assistant Coaches

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of NCAA rules and a proven commitment to high ethical standards
  • Demonstrated commitment to academics
  • Excellent organizational and supervisory skills


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • Demonstrated successful coaching experience
  • Success in recruiting student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Collegiate head coaching experience

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Monday, May 21, 2018

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. For questions about this position, please contact hiring supervisor name at hiring supervisor email address.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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