Transylvania University invites applications for the full-time position of Head Field Hockey Coach. Transylvania, founded in 1780, is the nation’s 16th oldest institution of higher learning and is consistently ranked in national publications as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Transylvania is located blocks from downtown Lexington, KY, in central Kentucky. Transylvania is a proud member of NCAA Division III.
Responsibilities include organizing and directing all aspects of a successful and competitive collegiate program. The recruitment of qualified student-athletes and a demonstrated commitment to their personal, athletic, and academic success are essential. Responsibilities also include supervision of assistant coach(s), recruiting, travel management, scheduling, player development, budget management, fundraising, rules compliance, and academic monitoring. Secondary duties will include athletic administration/event management.
This is a full-time ten-month appointment. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) and a minimum of three years of experience with evidence of a proven coaching record (successful high school or collegiate experience, including student-athlete recruitment and an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred) and effective communication/organizational skills. Also, candidates should have an athletics philosophy compatible with a Division III liberal arts college with highly selective academic standards.
Please apply by November 30, 2018; however, we will continue to accept resumes until the position is filled. Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume by following the staff job openings link at www.transy.edu/jobs. Please write your cover letter to the attention of Jeff Chaney, Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Administration & Compliance.
Transylvania University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the university community. In support of this goal, we seek qualified candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply.
About Transylvania University
Transylvania is a private liberal arts college in Lexington, Kentucky - the state's second largest city with a population of 300,000 and the regional hub for entertainment, sports, the arts, and many other attractions. Founded in 1780, Transylvania enjoys a long and distinguished history. The university awards the Bachelor of Arts degree in 39 majors; the enrollment is 1,100; the student/ faculty ratio is 11 to 1; and 98 percent of the faculty hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree.