Coach, you will help run the inter-collegiate Field Hockey program at Harvard. You will help instruct and develop student athletes; assist in making strategic decisions in contest situations; oversee the strength and conditioning of the athletes; assist in developing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy; and handle administrative responsibilities associated with the program operations, including recruiting logistics and planning, team travel details, and equipment ordering. You will also assist in fundraising efforts and running special events.
Bachelor’s degree required. At least 4 years’ experience coaching or playing collegiate Field Hockey.
Outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of Field Hockey. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work with and relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators, and University constituents. Must be able to establish yourself as a respected coach to students, University administration and faculty, alumni, and media representatives. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and a database. Basic video filming, editing and analytical ability.
The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of success. S/he should also have strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently. Must be able to respect and comply with guidelines set forth by Harvard, the Ivy League, and the NCAA. Valid drivers’ license required.
A DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) check is required because you will be driving student-athletes during out-of-town travel.
Ability and willingness to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, cold).
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The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and
provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.
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