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Job ID: 228694

Head Coach of Field Hockey, Department of Athletics and Recreation
Kean University

Date Posted Jan. 11, 2024
Title Head Coach of Field Hockey, Department of Athletics and Recreation
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


Department of Athletics and Recreation

Head Coach of Field Hockey

The Head Coach of Field Hockey (Assistant Director 3) provides leadership and direction for the Kean Field Hockey program. Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, the Head Coach will coordinate the operations, coaching and cultivation of Kean’s Division III team and its student-athletes. This includes, but is not limited to: recruitment and retention of student-athletes; scheduling; fundraising; travel arrangements; budget; compliance with NCAA and NJAC rules and regulations; and related work as required. This individual will support the mission of the university and bring knowledge and passion for the game of Field Hockey. This is a 12 month position which requires travel, including overnight trips and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.


Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of intercollegiate coaching experience and/or professional experience in the sport of field hockey, as well as demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student athletes for athletic, academic and personal success is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills. This position requires the ability to perform essential functions that require physical activity including, but not limited to: the ability to lift, handle and transport materials and equipment over short and long distances weighing up to 50 pounds, walking long distances, standing for long durations of time outdoors/indoors in varied temperatures, and exposure to high noise levels.


Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  


Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.


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