Summary Head coaching responsibilities include management of all facets of the Field Hockey program including but not limited to: coaching/teaching, recruiting, budget management, administration, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches/interns, community service, student development, and compliance with NCAA, conference and college rules and regulations. Business management responsibilities include oversight, coordination, and training of specific staff business practices as assigned by the administrative team of the Department of Athletics. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
Develop a program of athlete recruitment commensurate with the aims and goals of Regis College and appropriate for a member of the NCAA, Division III.
Plan and coordinate practice and game plans for intercollegiate competition.
Determine policies and procedures for team selection and athlete participation.
Make recommendations about game schedules and budget for the team.
Track the academic progress of the field hockey student-athletes and provide appropriate advice and assistance to help ensure the successful completion of each players stated program of study.
Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset non-budgeted expenses and training trips.
Organize community service projects for the field hockey student-athletes to complete per the mission of the NCAA, the Regis Athletic Department and Regis College.
Evaluate game officials as required.
Evidence a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing field hockey competition at the collegiate level and adhere to the rules and standards established by Regis College, the Great Northeast Athletics Conference and the NCAA (Division III).
Prepare and disseminate pre-approved travel meal expense allocations for each of the 20 sport programs to each respective coaching staff.
Conduct regular audits of properly compiled and documented team travel meal expense reports.
Review and coordinate all individual travel expense and PCard report completion with each cardholder within the Department of Athletics, verifying proper documentation prior to submission for approval.
Request and maintain any necessary petty cash distribution from the University Business Office.
Work closely with the University’s Finance and Business Offices in identifying and coordinating specific business practices to be implemented within the Department of Athletics, and provide training to staff where needed.
Participate in Department of Athletics staff meetings or functions and complete other duties as assigned by the Dean of Athletics.
Select, supervise and evaluate graduate intern and all support staff for the field hockey program.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred.
Strong organizational skills and computer literacy required, including familiarity with EMR software.
Appropriate certifications in First Aid/CPR and AED are required within an appropriate time of hire and must be completed (per NCAA regulations) before the beginning of the competitive season.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills to work with various college constituencies.
Ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule.
Ability to work well as a team member or independently.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines.
Strong management skills and mentoring ability for interns and assistants.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
This position requires the ability to lift in excess of 40 lbs. and requires working on nights and weekends.
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Internal Number: 77741
About Regis College
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.