Head Men's and Women's Squash Coach
Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Date: 08-15-2017
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001168
About Vassar College
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.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesVassar College invites applications for the position of Head Men's and Women's Squash Coach. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty, benefit-eligible ten-month position. The individual will report to the Associate Director of Athletics. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
The successful candidate will serve as the head coach in all aspects of a competitive Division III squash program including, but not limited to:
- The recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
- Budget management
- Game strategies and competitive coaching
- On-court instruction for practices and games
- Player and team development
- Fund raising and community service
- Equipment management
- Competitive scheduling
- Academic monitoring
- Alumni engagement
- Additional duties in the department (i.e.: teaching, facilities or game management)
The Head Coach is also expected to adhere to all CSA and Vassar rules and regulations. The starting date is expected to be August 15, 2017.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree; coaching experience at the collegiate level. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is mandatory and can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid driver's license, official academic transcript(s) and the successful result of a background check are mandatory. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in a related field; minimum of 3-5 years coaching experience at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to recruit and retain student-athletes who are committed to academic and athletic excellence; experience with fundraising and/or alumni relations. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as demonstrated success as an assistant or head coach at the collegiate level.
Required Applicant Documents
Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your application, you will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. References should be from people who has supervised you in some capacity. No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by April 15, 2017. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Anticipated Start Date:
Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu.
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.
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