SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Head Coach and Athletic Director as appropriate SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Student athletes as appropriate
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Coach is responsible to support the efforts of the Head Coach in conducting a representative program in the sport. Duties specified below will be the specific responsibilities for which the Assistant Coach will be paid. To provide the Assistant Coach with additional opportunity for involvement and professional growth, a variety of other activities (for example, recruiting, team meetings, scouting, etc.) will be offered to the Assistant Coach for participation on a voluntary basis. If an Assistant Coach elects to participate in any additional activities on behalf of the individual sport or the Athletic Department, it is with the understanding that these are strictly voluntary actions that will not result in additional compensable hours.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist head coach in practice organization, game planning, and game day coaching.
Assist head coach with all phases of recruiting: identifying and attracting prospects to Moravian College, evaluating prospects through film and school visits.
Assist head coach with scheduling of prospect campus visits, and home visits.
Assist head coach with development of student-athletes by advising, educating, and motivating.
Assist head coach with team building and character development of student-athletes.
Assist with administrative duties as directed by the head coach including: academic supervision of team members, travel arrangements for away games, recruiting data and other duties as assigned.
Assist with other coaching, recruiting and/or administrative responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the head coach.
Performs other duties and special projects that may be assigned.
Education: A Bachelor's degree and related professional experience, or a combination of experiences leading to similar qualification, required.
Experience: Coaching at the intercollegiate level preferred; related coaching experience in other areas/levels considered (directly related personal experience or college courses may be substituted equally for up to one year’s experience); or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential to deal with all constituencies within and outside of the College community including but not limited to students, parents, staff, and faculty.
Flexibility of time necessary to make commitment to varying time needs of the position.
TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to the online application by clicking here. Please attach documents as a PDF file.
Occasionally required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time
Regularly required to walk about
Regularly required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running
Routinely required to reach up and out with hands and arms
Regularly required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions
Regularly required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects
Routinely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
Regularly required to climb stairs and/or ladders
Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet
Occasionally required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet
Routinely required to stand for long periods of time
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships
WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.
The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.
About Moravian College
Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian
Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.
The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE