The Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics Department (PERA) is seeking an individual with experience in working within a community of diverse students and colleagues. Successful candidates will by their administrative, coaching, leadership or service demonstrate they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of athletics, the department and our community.The PERA Department is currently accepting applications for an appointment as Assistant Coach of Women’s Basketball/Athletic Communications Assistant. This .75 faculty position is benefits eligible and is appointed on an annual basis.Basketball Responsibilities: Assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the program; including the planning and execution of successful and challenging practices, coaching, player development, game preparation, recruiting, scouting, fundraising and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.Athletic Communications Responsibilities: Provide support to the Sports Information office in promoting the Athletic program’s varsity sports during the fall and spring seasons. Assist with webcasting home events as well as special events. Update web site, photo galleries, record books, student athlete bios, etc. Assist with the creation of materials for the end of year celebration.
Requirements: A bachelor’s degree is required but a master’s degree is preferred. CPR, AED, and First Aid certification and valid driver’s license required upon hire. Clearance to drive College vehicles required. The successful candidate must have collegiate playing experience, leadership skills, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and have an understanding of NCAA Division III and NEWMAC conference regulations. Experience using Front Rush recruiting software a plus but not required. Excellent writing skills and attention to detail required for the communications responsibilities.
Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.
Wellesley College is a liberal arts college for women located just 12 miles west of Boston, is a 500-acre campus of woodlands, hills, meadows, an arboretum, ponds, miles of footpaths, fitness trails, and athletic fields and facilities borders scenic Lake Waban. The mission of Wellesley College is to provide an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world.Welle...sley's reputation as a place of teaching, learning and sharing extends far beyond our classrooms, and our mission to make a difference extends beyond the students. Each member of our community-students, faculty and staff- make a difference in one another's lives, and in the life of the College. We strive to recruit and retain a diverse blend of talented, enthusiastic individuals who will take full advantage of the extraordinary environment and resources available to them to further their lives and careers.Join us in shaping the minds and lives of our students, and our collective future. If interested, send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Office, Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481; or to apply online, please use the following link: http://career.wellesley.edu/. Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and employer. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment. Applications from women, minorities, veterans and candidates with disabilities are encouraged.Visit our website at www.wellesley.edu/HR/