Attend and supervise a majority of games and practices, including evenings and weekends (1-3 games per weekend, 2 night practices per week). This includes home and away, excluding team lifts. Please note that practice time tends to be later in the evening, and may not be at Matthews facilities
Create drills and run practices effectively with emphasis on developing player skills and attention to goalies as well as skaters
Communicate with club officers to establish and achieve team goals
Provide support to club sport officers and participants as needed
Allow students to take on as much responsibility in the administration of the club as possible
Work with captains / e-board to maintain vision of team set by team/admin and bring team to their desired goals
Maintain fun, yet competitive environment
Promote good sportsmanship on and off the ice
Ensure safety of participants and monitor environmental (field/court/playing surfaces) conditions
Ensure that Injury Reports are completed for each injury and are given to Assistant Director of Club Sports within 24 hours
Communicate with the Associate Director of Club Sports as needed on issues associated with the club or any of its participants. These issues include, but are not limited to: travel, injuries, equipment, administrative tasks and responsibilities
Abide by all University/Club Sports rules and regulations, including the Club Sport Handbook
Submit weekly timesheets
Adhere to the travel guidelines set forth by the Department of Transportation and Parking and the Department of Recreational Sports when accompanying the club to off-campus matches and events
Submit weekly timesheets
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned to meet the goals and mission requirements of the University, Recreation, and the Club Sport Program. Cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission.
Prior coaching experience at varsity high school level or higher
Previous experience playing at a competitive level (includes varsity and club) preferred
High-level knowledge of the game
Ability to create drills and run practices effectively with emphasis on developing player skills and attention to goalies as well as skaters
Attendance at all team practices and games (home and away, excluding team lifts)
Preferred knowledge of USA Hockey and ACHA rules and regulations
Strong communication, accountability, adaptability, and organization skills
Work may involve the performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined space, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy items, up to 75 lbs. The work environment may involve exposure to various elements such as chemicals, dust, fumes, cold, heat, noise, vibrations, or dampness, where work exposes the employee to potentially non-disabling injuries. Duties may require that work be performed in adverse weather conditions. Work may require exposure to dangerous equipment and machinery requiring the use of protective clothing or gear.
Assistant Coaching salaries start at $3,000 per season. Travel expenses, including flights and hotels, are covered by the team but gas is not.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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