JOB SUMMARY:The Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Department (PERA) is seeking an individual with experience in working within a community of diverse students and colleagues. Successful candidates will by their teaching, administration, leadership or service demonstrate they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of athletics, the department and our community. PERA is currently accepting applications for a full-time non-tenure track appointment as Head Coach of Field Hockey/PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice. At Wellesley College, non-tenure track positions are full members of the faculty on continuing long-term contracts.
Responsibilities: Responsible for the coaching and organization of the field hockey program, including but not limited to, supervision of assistant coach, practice organization, recruiting, player skill/leadership development, and fundraising. Encouraging academic and athletics excellence and adherence to all rules and regulations set forth by the College, NCAA and New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. Teaching as part of the required Physical Education curriculum, department service and professional development are also expected.
Master’s degree is required. Demonstrated experience coaching, recruiting, and teaching in Physical Education. Experience in student-athlete leadership development programming is highly valued. A valid driver’s license and clearance to drive College vehicles is required. Current CPR/AED certification required.
All candidates should possess an understanding of the role that Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics play in a rigorous academic setting with an ability to identify and attract outstanding students to one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges that has international prominence.
Applications should include a cover letter, resume, teaching experience/interest and provide names and emails of three references. Application deadline is June 15, 2019.