Head Men's and Women's Squash Coach

Posting Date  
8/19/2019
Institution/Company 
Bates College
Location 
Lewiston, ME
Job Type 
Full Time - Experienced
Salary Range 
$70,000 - $80,000
Preferred Education 
Bachelor's Degree

 

Job Description 
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Athletics, the Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach is an hourly paid position working in the Department of Athletics.  This position is responsible for supporting and coordinating all aspects of men’s and women’s golf, providing significant contributions to the development of student-athletes through mentorship, guidance, leadership opportunities, community building, and a commitment to social justice. This position is also responsible for the administration of all phases of varsity intercollegiate athletics with guidelines from Bates College, the NCAA, and NESCAC including, compliance, scheduling competitions, travel planning, data management, practice scheduling, and roster management. The Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach will have significant night and weekend commitments during the Fall and Spring golf seasons.  The Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach reports to the Assistant Director of Athletics.

Qualifications
This role requires a bachelor’s degree and previous experience playing or coaching required. In addition, a successful candidate for the position must/preferably have:

Experience and/or demonstrated success in supervising young adults and managing programs preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.  Must be flexible, collaborative and have a positive attitude.
Ability to establish rapport quickly with students and their families, while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
Knowledgeable about the skills and tactics of the sport 
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision.
Ability and willingness to travel (by car, air, train or bus) domestically and internationally as needed. 
Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings and other non-traditional schedules.
Personal commitment to excellence and the mission of a top-tier small liberal arts college.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.
Must successfully complete a background check and driving history.

Employer Information 
Bates is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, with a long history of commitments to principles of human dignity and diversity.

Founded by abolitionists in 1855, Bates has been coeducational and has welcomed students regardless of race and ethnicity since its founding. The college’s commitment to academic excellence, intellectual exploration, inclusivity, and engaged citizenship defines its character.

Bates offers a rigorous and highly personalized education that centers on deep and sustained interactions among students, faculty, and community. Bates engages the forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology — that are transforming higher education and the world into which our students graduate.

Bates has about 2,000 students from a wide variety of backgrounds. The student body represents 44 states and 53 countries; approximately 23 percent are domestic students of color, 7 percent of students are international, and 13 percent of all students are first generation to college.

The College has 210 faculty members and 750 staff and administrative employees. As one of the top employers in the state, Bates recruits its faculty and staff nationally, regionally, and locally. They consist of diverse individuals with a broad range of intellectual, professional, and personal experience.

Bates is proud of its deep roots in the Lewiston/Auburn community, an urban center with a demographically diverse population of approximately 65,000 people. With a rich industrial past, Lewiston/ Auburn has seen great transition in the last 30 years and offers opportunities for cultural enrichment and meaningful community-engaged learning and leadership. Bates is located on a beautiful, 109-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, a small city enjoying an exciting economic and cultural revitalization. Bates is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 340 miles north of New York City.

Application Instructions 
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. This position requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background screening. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (References will not be contacted without your permission.)

Apply online here!