The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking an Assistant Coach, Field Hockey. Instructs and teaches athletes in fundamentals of field hockey, coaches technique and strategy. Assists in selection of team members and national and international recruiting activities in compliance with conference, NCAA, and OSU rules and regulations. Assists the head coach in the coordination of administrative areas of program management including, but not limited to, scheduling of competitions and practices, travel plans, equipment. Acts as mentor for student athletes and advises on personal/mental well-being matters and partners student athlete with appropriate resources as needed. Ensures international student athletes become acclimated to the team and environment by serving as point of contact, mentor, and ambassador to Ohio State. Responsible for reporting on assimilation of each student athlete to the team and identifying any areas of concern. Monitors academic progress of student athletes; audits information from academic support services, ensures compliance with conference, NCAA, and University rules and regulations. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
Additional Education Desired Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Required Qualifications Field Hockey coaching experience, preferably at the intercollegiate level and knowledge and experience working with NCAA rules and regulations desired. Position requires working with a diverse population and requires extensive travel.
The deadline for applications is December 5, 2021
Interested applicants must submit an application through Workday at https://hr.osu.edu/careers/ and search for requisition number R33447.
Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."