The person in this full-time position will manage all aspects of the sport program, including, but not limited to, practice planning, game preparation/scouting, in-game coaching, recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, team travel, equipment/apparel purchasing, staff supervision (if applicable), payroll, academic monitoring, fundraising, alumni engagement, community service efforts, and general supervision of student-athletes.
Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in the greater Philadelphia area that promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience to prepare students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation for the ninth consecutive year by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.
Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to those candidates that are selected for additional consideration.
For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://careers-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/ and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.
Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.
Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.
Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Collegiate playing experience strongly preferred.
Previous coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, and/or club level preferred.
Minimum of three years of coaching experience preferred.
Demonstrated success in scouting, talent assessment, and recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, whether dealing with individuals or groups, and an ability to work well with different constituents.
Strong initiative, detail, and follow-up skills with student-athletes, staff members, and administration.
Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and meet deadlines.
Ability to learn and apply University policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance and reliable judgement.
General computer knowledge with a proficiency in Word and Excel. Experience with Front Rush or similar recruiting software preferred.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel for both games and recruiting expected. Evening and weekend availability is required.
Flexibility with an evolving work environment is important.
Valid driver's license required. Ability to successfully complete a background check, motor vehicle check, and drug test.
Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications required.
Training and recertification can be provided if necessary.
Compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.
Compliance with athletic conference rules and regulations required.
Ability to demonstrate and teach sport-specific skills required.
Ability to move about campus and other locations.
Physical ability to include standing and/or walking for long periods, bending, kneeling and stooping, manual dexterity, and ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Additional Salary Information: Presently the standard benefits package for full-time staff includes medical insurance by Independence Blue Cross, dental insurance, University paid life insurance (at the rate of 1.5 times the annual salary), long term disability insurance (after one year of full-time employment), voluntary participation in the 403(b) retirement plan with an immediately available, generous matching contribution, tuition benefits for employee and eligible dependents and paid time off.
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About Arcadia University
Arcadia is a top-ranked private university offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. More than 4,000 students choose from among 80 fields of study. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top tier of regional universities in the North. A vibrant, engaged campus revolves around the historic Grey Towers Castle and the new Commons student center. Arcadia is Philadelphia's global university and a pioneer in international education.