Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

All newly hired employees must provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination or submit their request for an exemption on religious or medical grounds within seven (7) calendar days from their employment start date.

Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.


Under general supervision, the Women's Club Hockey Coach recruits student-athletes, provides guidance to student leaders to schedule games and conducts practices, and contributes to the educational mission of the University by offering direction and instruction in the area of the club hockey program.


  • Contributes to the educational mission of the University by coordinating the instruction of student-athletes in their respective sport.
  • Recruits student-athletes.
  • Instructs methods and strategies; coaches student-athletes in the sport.
  • Provides motivation, both athletic and academic, to student-athletes.
  • Schedules practices and meets.
  • Supervises assistant coach/coaches.
  • Assist in the transportation and supervision of players while traveling.
  • Responsible for providing, in a timely manner before the beginning of the season, to the Director of the Kiernan Center (KCD) all materials relevant to the team(s) (rosters with hometowns, high schools, etc. and schedules) so a pamphlet/roster on the team can be prepared.
  • Coordinate the manner in which team scores will be reported to the media for home and away games.
  • Operates the program under the rules and regulations of the university and league rules with the understanding that a coach can be suspended for a period of time without pay or terminated if found to be involved in any violations of rules.
  • Required to ensure recruitment of a minimum of 25 players annually.
  • Faculty and staff are expected to maintain the confidentiality of all confidential and proprietary information (including but not limited to: student personal information, student grades, employee personal information, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University. If a faculty or staff member has a question about the confidentiality of a particular matter, he/she should consult their supervisor. Any violation of this rule shall subject the faculty /staff member to disciplinary action, up to and including immediate termination of employment. Please refer to your Employee Guide for the University's complete statement on confidentiality.
  • Review and apply all policies and procedures outlined in the university's Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Knowledge of recruiting techniques and the ability to effectively use them.
  2. Ability to evaluate potential student-athletes during the recruiting process.
  3. Knowledge of league rules and regulations.
  4. Knowledge of coaching and teaching techniques and the ability to effectively use them;
  5. Ability to read and comprehend various forms, documentation, files, and information in the department.
  6. Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
  7. Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to the typewriter, calculator, computer, copy machine, and fax.
  8. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries, and communicate with others by telephone.
  9. Basic mathematical skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to be able to verify the accuracy of record-keeping and athletics information.
  10. Ability to handle routine office operations (typing, filing, record keeping, etc.)
  11. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary.
  12. Ability to travel when necessary.
  13. Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business on a regular basis.


  1. Experience coaching at the high school, college, or higher competitive level or at least three years of experience in participating in the sport assigned to the coach.

  1. Valid driver's license required. The license must meet insurance company rules and regulations for driving underwriting criteria.



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