Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey
Job no: 497423
Location: Moon Campus
Position Department: Women's Hockey
Position Type: Staff Full-Time
Responsible for assisting in the management and administration of the intercollegiate Women’s Ice Hockey program within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Robert Morris University, College Hockey America and the NCAA.
- Assist the Head Coach in the development of a successful program, including the development of high quality student-athletes, as well as demonstrating athletic excellence.
- Establish a leadership/mentor role among student-athletes and other supportive staff while promoting sportsmanship and responsible behavior both during and outside of athletic competition.
- Assist in the organizing and supervision of practice, conditioning, and workouts. Assist with home events and the management of travel for away events.
- Assist in the monitoring of program’s operating and recruiting budgets.
- Assist in the scouting and recruiting of quality student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations. Assist with the coordination of admissions with the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and the Office of Enrollment Management. Develop a positive working relationship with faculty and University staff to assist in the recruiting process.
- Participate in the preparation of correspondence with prospects, coaches, parents, alumni, etc., including mailings and responses.
- Assist in the arrangement of all campus visitations, including itineraries, academic appointments, campus tours, town tours, student-athlete hosts, housing, meals, game tickets, and entertainment.
- Encourage and promote excellence in academics from student-athletes. Assist the Assistant Director of Athletics for Academics in implementation of the academic support services, including study hall, monitoring of individual student-athletes academic performance, and referral to appropriate University academic resources.
- Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes.
- Demonstrate a cooperative attitude toward all other sports within the RMU intercollegiate athletics program.
- Abide by all NCAA, conference, and university regulations, policies, and procedures. Report any known or suspected NCAA violations to the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance, Director of Athletics, or Faculty Athletics Representative. Violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or correction action up to, and including termination of employment.
- Work closely with the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance to complete required compliance paperwork in a timely fashion.
- Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Coaching or playing experience at the collegiate level required.
- Commitment to student-athlete welfare and academic success.
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA and University rules.
- Valid drivers license or reliable transportation to travel on behalf of the University is required.
Act 153 Clearance Required: Yes
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check (If driving on behalf of the University): Yes
Required to Pass a Credit Check: Yes
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
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Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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