Website Central Michigan University

This position will oversee all aspects of a Division I program, including the management of one full-time assistant coach and one graduate assistant. The Head Coach will provide positive direction and leadership to maintain a successful field hockey program; plan and administer all aspects of the program; coach, recruit, adhere to NCAA and MAC compliance policies; demonstrated ability to be fiscally responsible and manage complex budgets; have the ability to work with athletic communications on public relations initiatives; and be directly involved with fundraising and university development initiatives

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree
-Minimum two years coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level
-Demonstrated collegiate field hockey recruiting
-Knowledge of and commitment to following NCAA rules and policies
-Possess proven integrity
-Demonstrated leadership skills
-Have the ability to motivate student-athletes to be successful academically and athletically
-Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree and Division I coaching and recruiting experience.

You must submit an online application to be considered an applicant for this position.  Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit transcripts as a part of the application process.

Optional & Required Documents
-Required DocumentsResume/Curriculum Vitae
-Cover Letter
-List of References
Optional Documents

-Other Document (1): Supplemental Questions
-Transcript Copies

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Central Michigan University Athletics is an FBS Member of the Mid-American Conference.

Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see

CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.


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