The Head Coach is responsible for the organization and management of a newly formed NCAA Division III women's ice hockey program at William Smith College. This includes teaching and coaching student-athletes for successful competition; monitoring and supporting student-athletes' academic success; recruiting; civic engagement; planning and managing budgets and schedules; fundraising; and developing positive alumnae and parent relations. William Smith College Department of Athletics is committed to maximizing the potential of Heron student-athletes in a learning environment that values and enhances teamwork, competitiveness, respect, discipline, leadership and personal responsibility. William Smith coaches are expected to utilize an ethical approach to training, competing, mentoring and recruiting.
Operational Team Responsibilities (approximately 30% of full time responsibilities):
SUPERVISOR: Director of William Smith Athletics
A bachelor's degree is required; master's degree is preferred. Demonstrated successful women's ice hockey coaching experience at the collegiate level, preferably NCAA Division III, required. The candidates should have proven organizational and managerial skills as well as a recognizable commitment to student growth and academic achievement. An overall knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required. The successful applicant must be a person of integrity, high ethical standards, have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have a commitment to teamwork. Competence with technology resources and a current U.S. driver's license are vital to fulfilling the responsibilities of this position. The candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.
This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible, administrative salaried (exempt) position. This position description is not all-inclusive as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who wish to be considered for this position should send a detailed cover letter, resume and names with contact information for three references to:
Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.
Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions. The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.