30+ days ago


Bristol, RI


Location: Bristol, RI Category: Staff positions Posted On: Tue Feb 9 2021 Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, Intramurals and Recreation, the Head Club Coach, Women's Ice Hockey is responsible for all aspects of the development and administration of a successful Intercollegiate Women's Ice Hockey Club Sport Program.  The program will be conducted in accordance with all University and American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) rules, regulations, and policies.   

Coaching/Teaching Duties

Teach and develop sport-specific skills in a successful, safe and prudent manner.

Create, present, and maintain records of up-to-date lesson plans for pre-season/season practice drills and procedures detailing the desired goals to be achieved.

Schedule practice and game preparation sessions, and conduct post-game analysis and incorporate into lesson plans.

Administrative Duties

Conduct an ongoing recruitment program through a variety of methods, both on and off the rink with the goal to attract, select and encourage enrollment of high caliber student-athletes. Initiate new ideas and methods to improve the program in support of the University goal of a successful conference record and attainment of a regional level NCAA ranking.

Additional Functions

Fundraise, when required, for the Women's Ice Hockey club program and coordinate and support fundraising efforts.

Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.

Perform other duties assigned by supervisor or supervisor's designee.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree, preferably in a sports-related discipline.

Minimum of two years' experience in sports coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics, and strategies of intercollegiate sports with the ability to recruit talented players for the program.

Knowledge of conducting an intercollegiate program within the confines of the rules and regulations of the NCAA, ACHA, and other conference affiliations including eligibility, recruiting, and fundraising.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to function in a service and team-oriented environment.

Ability to function independently, display strong attention to detail, work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects.

Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with a variety of individuals, University community including faculty, students, staff, parents and alumni.

Ability to advise and motivate student-athletes.

Must be able to travel as needed.

Must have valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

Intercollegiate ice hockey playing experience.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address:

Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.