Head Field Hockey Coach

Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently accepting applications for a Head Field Hockey Coach for a new program to start in fall 2019. This position is a full-time, twelve-month appointment with a comprehensive benefits package. Allegheny, located in northwest Pennsylvania, is a four year, selective liberal arts college serving 2,100 students with unusual interests, skills and talents.

A Bachelor’s degree is required; however a Master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates are responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of a field hockey program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes, practice and game preparation, athlete development, coaching/teaching, budget management, travel coordination, staff supervision and other areas of sport administration. Maintaining a working relationship with campus colleagues, alumni, community members, and other constituents is key. The ideal candidate will have previous college playing and coaching experience with a strong understanding of the DIII philosophy and its role at a private liberal arts institution. They must also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (verbal and written), have the ability to multi-task and operate within an extremely motivated, team oriented atmosphere.  Additional responsibilities will also be assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.

Allegheny College is a Carnegie I national liberal arts college that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. The College is located in Northwest Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh. Its picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach. The College sponsors 21 NCAA Division III athletic programs, as well as a vibrant offering of club sports, intramural, fitness and outdoor recreational activities. The institution is a founding member of the highly regarded NCAC with a proud tradition of athletic and academic excellence.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and salary requirements and provide contact information for at least four references to Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to hr@allegheny.edu.  Please place “Head Field Hockey Coach Search” in the subject line of the email.  Review of applications will begin immediately with an application deadline of November 20, 2017. Absolutely NO phone call or email inquiries! An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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posted 10/31/17