Interim Head Men's and Women's Squash Coach
Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Date: 10-03-2016
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001106
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.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
| Vassar College invites applications for the position of Interim Head Men's and Women's Squash Coach for the 2016-17 academic year. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible ten-month position. The individual will report to the Associate Director of Athletics. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required. |
The successful candidate will serve as the head coach in all aspects of a competitive Division III squash program including, but not limited to:
- The recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
- Budget management
- Game strategies and competitive coaching
- On-court instruction for practices and games
- Player and team development
- Fund raising and community service
- Equipment management
- Competitive scheduling
- Academic monitoring
- Additional duties in the department (i.e. teaching, facilities or game management)
The Head Coach is also expected to adhere to all CSA and Vassar rules and regulations.
Required: Bachelor's degree; coaching experience at the collegiate level. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is mandatory and can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid driver's license, official academic transcript(s) and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.
Preferred: Master's degree in a related field; minimum of 3-5 years coaching experience at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to recruit and retain student-athletes who are committed to academic and athletic excellence; experience with fundraising and/or alumni relations. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as demonstrated success as an assistant or head coach at the collegiate level.
Required Applicant Documents
Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
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Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your résumé, cover letter, and three professional references (with phone numbers and email addresses). (Word or PDF format required for all attachments.) No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by September 6, 2016. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Anticipated Start Date:
Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu.
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.
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