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Head Club Coach, Women's Ice Hockey

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All applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Position Title: Head Club Coach, Women's Ice Hockey
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Full-Time or Part-Time Status: Part-Time
If Part-Time, hours per week: 10-15
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:
Staff Job Type: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Under the direction of Assistant Director of Recreation, the Head Coach for Women’s Ice Hockey will be responsible for implementing skill development programs for the Women’s Hockey program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for teaching club athletes proper skills and skill development in their sport.
• Provide instruction in physical health, nutrition and safety.
• Provide instruction in team concepts and sports etiquette.
• Read the Saint Joseph’s University Sport Club Handbook and agree to abide by all policies set forth in the handbook.
• Be knowledgeable of the club’s constitution and all other governing documents associated with the club.
• Be familiar with the University’s Student Code of Conduct and other institutional policies and guidelines that establish expectations for student behavior and activities.

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Meet with club officer’s to discuss the philosophy, goals, rules and regulations of the club.
• Assist the club in developing realistic goals for the academic year that will contribute to the student’s educational and personal development.
• Attend executive officer, general meetings and organizational events when applicable.
• Assist in the orientation of new club athletes to the sport.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

Position requires frequent evening and weekend hours and frequent travel. Possible early morning hours dependent on rink times.

Minimum Requirements:

• High school diploma.
• Coaching experience.
• Playing experience at the Collegiate and/or Club Level.
USA Hockey Membership
• Current CPR and First Aid Certification must be maintained.
• Valid driver’s license and successful clearance of motor vehicle record check.
• Successful background check clearance under Saint Joseph’s University’s “Minors on Campus Policy” (PA Criminal Records Check, FBI Fingerprinting Check and PA Child Abuse Clearance Check).

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Coaching experience at the Collegiate Level.

Additional Information:
Position Classification: Clerical
Union: None
Number of direct reports to this position: 0
Department: 381002 - Office of Club Sports and Recreation
Band: 8
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 09/07/2017
Date Open to External Applicants: 09/12/2017
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions:

All applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.sju.edu.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your most recent coaching role?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please summarize your playing experience (high school/college/club)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  5. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents