The Oberlin College Department of Athletics and Physical Education invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach for Field Hockey. This is a full-time, 10-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Head Coach of Field Hockey and working with the Associate Vice President for Athletics Advancement and Delta Lodge Director of Athletics & Physical Education. This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of coaching, recruiting and administering the women’s field hockey program. Specific responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: (1) assist with coordinating and performing coaching duties including traditional and nontraditional practices, game preparation, coaching of all student-athletes; (2) assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes; (3) assist with scouting, recruiting and retention of student-athletes; (4) help operate a successful program within NCAA and NCAC rules and regulations; and (5) perform related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, two years coaching and/or relevant competitive experience;
solid administrative skills and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve administrative goals;
excellent written and oral communication skills;
basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the College, and the capacity to articulate that role and interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches,parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of athletics at Oberlin;
high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment
Please see the Oberlin College job site for full details.
About Oberlin College
Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission-traditions that live today within a commitment to positive social engagement.Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, Ohio, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources.Learn more at: http://new.oberlin.edu/about/