Assistant Coach of Women's Ice Hockey (Casual Position, No Benefits)*
June 11, 2019
Amherst, MA, US
Amherst College invites applications for the Assistant Coach of Women's Ice Hockey (Casual Position, No Benefits) position. Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst's students are Pell Grant recipients; 45 percent of our studentsidentify as domestic students of color. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
The Assistant Coach of Women's Ice Hockeyis a full time, year round, casual position without benefits. The assistant coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of a highly competitive NCAA Division III women's ice hockey program. The position will include responsibilities such as recruiting correspondence and evaluations, daily operations, practice planning, coaching, scouting, player development and various other administrative tasks as assigned by the head coach. The position requires an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment. Requires night and weekend work, and overnight travel to away games and recruiting tournaments. The assistant coach takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Coaching - Assists with in-season coaching and teaching to develop student-athletes' skill, conceptual understanding and teamwork, practice planning and player development, actively involved in scouting of opponents, and in film breakdown for scouting and player development
Recruiting - Coordinates recruiting correspondence and database management, organizes recruiting tournaments for efficient evaluation of talent, assists with the coordination and organization of student-athlete on-campus visits
Program responsibilities - Ensures Compliance with College, NESCAC, and NCAA rules and regulations
A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is required in order to operate College vehicles
Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred
Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community
Interestedcandidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (email and/or telephone numbers) for three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. ABOUT AMHERST COLLEGE Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college's community is composed of about1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm ; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum , Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum ; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn and live!