Nichols College is a four-year private, not-for-profit, coeducational institution offering bachelors and master’s degrees as well as certificate programs. Within a supportive community, the College’s mission is to transform today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education. Nichols is an NCAA DIII institution that competes in the Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC).
JOB SUMMARY: The Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach will report to the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities will include all aspects of coaching, student development and recruiting as well as assisting the Director of Athletics in the leadership, vision and supervision of the ice hockey program. The position will also include athletic administrative responsibilities assigned by the Director of Athletics.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Candidates shall have a genuine understanding and commitment to the NCAA DIII philosophy as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all constituencies of the campus. Candidates should have strong experience and skills in the area of recruiting as well as player development and coaching.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Prior coaching or collegiate playing experience required
Recruiting experience required
Exceptional leadership skills
Knowledge of all NCAA Div. III rules and regulations
CPR/ AED & First Aid Certification required subsequent to date of hire
PHYSICAL JOB COMPONENTS:
Able to use office and telecommunication equipment