Vassar College Assistant Men’s & Women’s Squash Coach (Part-time)

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Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College has a smoke-free campus.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Squash Coach. This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men’s and Women’s Squash Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive collegiate squash program including, but not limited to:

  • On-court instruction for practices and games;
  • Creation of practice plans;
  • Player and team development;
  • Academic monitoring;
  • Game strategies and competitive coaching;
  • Scouting opponents;
  • Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes;
  • Budget management;
  • Team travel;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Starting date for this position is August 15, 2019. Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the College Squash Association.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the club/collegiate or higher level is required. Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience preferred.

Must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.

A valid and unrestricted driver’s license required.

Knowledge and compliance with NCAA, CSA and league rules and regulations required.

Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.

A successful result of a background check is mandatory.

Required Applicant Documents:

Resume
Cover Letter
Contact Information for 3 References

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, résumé, and four references to: https://employment.vassar.edu. No applications by email will be accepted. Priority applications are due by July 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please visit Vassar College at www.vassar.edu.

Anticipated Start Date: 08-15-2019

All applicants must apply online at: https://apptrkr.com/1520630.

Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department

Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time

Position Type: Administrator

Posting Date: 08-15-2019

Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled

Posting Number: 1001661