Published
January 6, 2022
Location
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, Maryland
Category
Job Type

Description

ABOUT GOUCHER COLLEGE:

Named one of the top 10 most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher College has also been recognized as a College that Changes Lives. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Goucher is a private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to teaching students to be complex problem solvers who are prepared for the jobs of the future. A Goucher education focuses on creating lifelong learners through an interdisciplinary, international education that requires 100% of students to study abroad.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Goucher College, a selective liberal arts college located twenty minutes north of Baltimore, MD, seeks a graduate assistant to work in conjunction with the head field hockey coach in all aspects related to the operation of the field hockey program. This position accepts the responsibility of assisting the head coach in the leadership, vision, and supervision of the respective program. This main focus of this position is recruiting. The graduate assistant must successfully enroll as a full-time graduate student in the Graduate Programs in Education (GPE).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, recruiting, all aspects (in traditional and non-traditional seasons) of coaching, planning, directing, developing and managing successful programs - conditioning, scouting, scheduling, travel, equipment, budget management, fundraising, community service, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes.

They will ensure compliance with NCAA and conference regulations and know and adhere to all sport rules and regulations.

They will also perform other duties as assigned by Head Coach or Director of Athletics.
REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree, with at least an overall 3.0 undergraduate GPA to be considered for admission to GPE.

Experience: 

The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success in playing or coaching at the college level.  They will also have a genuine understanding and commitment to NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics philosophy

They will have demonstrated the following skills:

  • Supervisory, fiscal, and organizational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

They are required to maintain certification for CPR/AED and First Aid.

They must also possess a valid driver's license

They must be able to work business and extended hours including evenings and weekends. Traveling is required.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This two-year position includes full tuition remission and a competitive stipend.  The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must apply online at http://goucher.interviewexchange.com

Please submit the following application materials online:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional reference

All Goucher employees must show proof of COVID vaccination (and booster) or request a medical or religious exemption.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No Visa sponsorship is offered for this position.

Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.