Harvard University Head Coach - Women's Rugby in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Auto req ID 42874BR

Business Title Head Coach - Women's Rugby

School/Unit Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Sub-Unit ------------

Location USA - MA - Boston

Job Function Athletics

Time Status Full-time

Schedule This is a three-year term position with a scheduled end date of January 31, 2020. The position may be renewed based on performance and/or the changing needs of the Athletics Department.

Evening and weekend work, as well as travel, is required.

Department Athletics

Salary Grade 000

Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Duties & Responsibilities With the goal of creating a successful Varsity program, and with a commitment to student-athlete success both on the athletic field and in the classroom, you will lead and manage all aspects of a Division I women's intercollegiate rugby program. You will coach and develop student athletes; plan and direct the overall training strategy for the program; establish practice, training and competition schedules; oversee strength and conditioning of the athletes; develop and implement a student athlete recruiting strategy; spearhead fundraising efforts and alumni engagement; and supervise Assistant Coaches.

Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree required. At least 3 years' experience coaching and/or playing rugby.

Additional Qualifications Outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of rugby. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work with and relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators, and University constituents. Must be able to establish yourself as a respected coach to students, University administration and faculty, alumni, and media representatives. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and a database. Basic video filming, editing and analytical ability.

The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of success. S/he should also have strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently. Must be able to respect and comply with guidelines set forth by Harvard, the Ivy League, and the NCAA. Valid drivers' license required.

A DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) check is required because you will be driving student-athletes during out-of-town travel.

Ability and willingness to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, cold).

Additional Information NOTE: ALL DOCUMENTS that are part of your application should be combined in a SINGLE DOCUMENT and uploaded where the on-line application tells you to "Upload my resume/ CV from my computer." YOUR RESUME MUST BE THE FIRST DOCUMENT. Then include your cover letter, references and any other attachments. Then skip the cover letter section and click "Continue."

The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.

All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.

We strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve.

Pre-Employment Screening Criminal




Appointment End Date 31-Jan-2020

EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.