Messiah University Athletics currently has an opening for a part-time Assistant Coach, Field Hockey – Goalkeeper.
Responsibilities: This part-time, 9-month position supports the head coach for their assigned sport(s). In that support role, the assistant coach is responsible for helping to operate a program for student-athletes, who have differing abilities and skills, that pursues our complementary goals in Athletics of striving for athletic excellence and developing Christian character.
Qualifications: BS/BA in appropriate field required; Masters degree preferred. 1 year coaching experience required; 1 year coaching experience in higher education, and playing experience preferred.
Skills and Characteristics: Ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to their sport; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education; ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes; ability to be a supportive team player within the department and the University; ability to communicate effectively; a working knowledge of computer programs and systems.
Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: https://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/22353.
Messiah University is a Christian university of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The University is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
Messiah University’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” The university has pursued this vision through a strategic planning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their position.
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