Direct and manage all aspects of NCAA Division I Field Hockey Program. Coach and develop student-athletes to achieve their full potential through positive communication, recruit prospects who are a good fit academically and athletically; support and advance student-athlete well-being; effectively supervise and mentor assistant coaches and; maintain academic integrity of program; operate program within NCAA, University and Conference guidelines; demonstrate commitment to department mission and core values; participate in public relation activities; schedule non-conference games, oversee program budget and assist with fundraising as needed.
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Minimum of seven years of successful coaching experience on the NCAA intercollegiate level required; head coaching experience preferred; Division I experience preferred. Commitment to academic integrity and to NCAA, conference and University policies required.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
Academic Commitment: Work collaboratively with Student-Athlete Support Services staff to support appropriate academic goals for student-athletes. Enforce/support rules regarding academic performance. | Cooperate with department staff and faculty on academic matters.
Personal, Professional, and Administrative Abilities: Present positive role model for student-athletes and program | Exhibit ethical behavior and demonstrate self-confidence and spirit. | Maintain emotional control under stress. | Prioritize values, principles and student-athlete health and wellness
Program Management: Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University policies and procedures when | recruiting. | Demonstrate effective utilization of scholarship funds and monitor use. Communicate effectively with staff and student-athletes | Motivate athletes and instill a positive attitude with them and staff
Public Relation & Fundraising Skills: Promote community involvement/service within program. | Support and actively participate in fund-raising opportunities.
Training & Techniques of Coaching: Apply knowledge of skills, techniques and rules of the sport. | Assist athletes in maximizing their potential. | Demonstrate the ability to evaluate performance and correct as needed. | Develop positive team spirit and morale. | Enforce team rules, maintain consistent discipline appropriately.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit www.northeastern.edu/benefits for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.