Arcadia University

Overview

The person in this part-time position will be involved in many aspects of the sport program, including, but not limited to, practice planning, game preparation/scouting, in-game coaching, recruiting, administrative work, and general supervision of student-athletes.


Following the recent addition of esports, track & field, and ice hockey to the Arcadia's Athletics Department, the University will now sponsor 26 varsity sports (13 women, 12 men, 1 co-ed) beginning in the 2021-22 academic year. Arcadia teams have captured several conference championships in recent years, including softball, men's basketball, and men's volleyball in 2019. Women's soccer joined the three conference champions in playing in the NCAA tournament during the 2018-19 season as well. The Knights earned their highest finish in University history by placing 125th overall in the 2018-19 Learfield IMG Directors' Cup standings.


Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in greater Philadelphia and a national leader in international education. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia nationally among the top universities in study abroad as well as among the top regional universities in the north. The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the Best in the Northeast for five consecutive years, while the University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Visit www.arcadia.edu.


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://arcadia.isolvedhire.com/jobsearch 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.


At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are the foundation of our highly-regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic.


All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Helps supervise and manage all aspects of the sport program in conjunction with the head coach.
  • Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes.
  • Conducts training sessions to aid in the skill development of team members.
  • Keeps informed of contemporary trends, tactics, techniques and strategies, which includes developing a philosophy of what to teach and how to implement.
  • Assists with game-day preparation and scouting of opponents.
  • Promotes and helps monitor academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Provides in-game assistance and support to the head coach.
  • Serves as a role model for team members with regards to personal and professional conduct.
  • Counsels and mentors team members as needed.
  • Monitors health, wellness, and safety of team members.
  • Enforces department and team expectations regarding general standard of behavior for student-athletes.
  • Transports team members to away contests as required.
  • Performs administrative tasks and completes requests for information as assigned.

Marginal Functions:

  • Contributes to a positive work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Education:

  • Associate's degree from accredited college or university is required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Combination of degree completion and professional work experience will be considered in absence of associate's degree.

Experience:

  • Collegiate playing experience strongly preferred.
  • Previous coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, and/or club level preferred.

Skills:

  • 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.

Special Requirements:

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate and teach sport-specific skills required, with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Ability to move about campus and other locations, with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • 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.

Arcadia University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by your employment start date. Arcadia will consider requests for exemptions from the vaccination policy due to medical condition or religious belief. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination at the time of hire and/or on your first day of employment. Our vaccination protocols are subject to applicable laws and will be updated from time to time to reflect evolving conditions and federal, state, local, and other applicable health and safety guidelines.

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