The field hockey Intern provides assistance to the department in coaching/administration for the Moravian College varsity field hockey team. The field hockey intern also is responsible for implementing programs and strategies to attract quality student-athletes to the College consistent with the policies and regulations governing NCAA Division III institutions, the conference and the college. The assistant coach reports to the head coach and assists in all matters relating to operations in the sport of field hockey. The administrative portion of the position will be assigned in game management and/or another area as determined by the Chair / Director of the department. All interns will be involved in at least one administrative unit of the department and asked to work on behalf of all programs.BENEFITS:The internship provides a bi-weekly stipend, possible housing, a meal-stipend, and tuition availability (all in accordance with employee handbook).PRICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(Note: This is a full time intern position [10 months] and requires a minimum of 37.5 hours/week. The examples below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in position allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)1.Assist head coach in practice organization, game planning and game day coaching. 2.Assist head coach with all phases of recruiting: high school visits, scouting amateur athletic events, follow-up contacts, scheduling of campus visits and home visits (when necessary).3.Assist with administrative duties as directed by the head coach: academic supervision of team members, conditioning programs, travel arrangements for away games, recruiting data and other duties as assigned.4.Assist with other coaching, recruiting and/or administrative responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the head coach. 5.Serve as a game site manager for varsity sport programs as assigned by the Chair / Director.6.Performs other duties and special projects that may be assigned by the head coach or the Chair/Director.QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Bachelor’s degree required.Experience: •Past playing and/or coaching experience required; intercollegiate level preferred; goal keeping experience 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. Must be able to work well with student-athletes. •Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Kristen Gillis, Head Field Hockey Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send all electronic documentation in one (1) document formatted as a PDF file. The subject line should state “Intern Field Hockey.” In addition, please list three (3) references with contact information. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to (610) 625-1404.More information about Moravian sports can be found at www.moraviansports.com.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 MoravianTheological Seminary.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
Additional Salary Information: The internship provides a bi-weekly stipend, possible housing, a meal-stipend, and tuition availability (all in accordance with employee handbook).
Moravian, is the sixth oldest college in the nation founded in 1742, is a selective national liberal arts college. Moravian is located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley region of northeastern Pennsylvania in close proximity to New York and Philadelphia providing unique opportunities for professional and cultural enrichment. The college typically enrolls 1500 full time regular undergraduate students a...nd an additional 500 students in an evening program that includes an MBA program.
Moravian College is NCAA Division III member of the Centennial and Landmark Conferences.