Under the direction of the Head Coach, you will help run the inter-collegiate Men's Ice Hockey program at Harvard. You will help instruct and develop student athletes; assist in making strategic decisions in contest situations; oversee the strength and conditioning of the athletes; assist in developing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy; and handle administrative responsibilities associated with the program operations, including recruiting logistics and planning, team travel details, and equipment ordering. You will also assist in fundraising efforts and running special events.
All applicants must apply on-line.
Bachelor's degree required. At least 2 seasons of experience playing college ice hockey and 2 seasons of experience coaching ice hockey. Must have outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of ice hockey.
Strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work with and relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators, and University constituents, needed. Must be able to establish yourself as a respected coach to students, faculty, alumni, media representatives, and the broader University community.
Must be administratively self-sufficient and be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web applications. Should have basic video filming, editing and analytical ability.
Internal Number: 46051BR
About Harvard University Department of Athletics
Harvard is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission is to educate citizens and citizen-leaders for our society. The College is a residential institution of nearly 7,000 undergraduates and is located in Cambridge, MA. Harvard is deeply committed to the intellectual, social and personal transformation of its undergraduates during their four years at Harvard. The Department of Athletics offers 42 varsity programs for men and women, more than any other Division I school in the United States.
Harvard employees have access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and hundreds of web-based learning programs. Our benefits package is superior and provides multiple options for the health and well-being of our employees. Being located in Cambridge is a distinct advantage, since Cambridge is a lively, multi-cultural city adjacent to Boston, which is an undisputed hub of college and university life in the U.S.
We actively seek and welcome applications from diverse candidates and from those with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society.