Wesleyan University Seeks Assistant Squash Coach (Internship)

Job Posting Number S01030
Position Title Assistant Squash Coach (Internship)
Department Squash – Men-1236
Job Category Staff Posting
Position Type Full-Time
Pay Type Salaried
Salary Range
$10,000 – $15,000
Compensation Practices
Experience is taken into consideration in the determination of salary offers.  For more information visit https://www.wesleyan.edu/hr/handbook/compensation-practices/index.html
Position Details

The Wesleyan Athletic Department, located in the Freeman Athletic Center, a state-of-the art-facility, is a member of the prestigious New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). They sponsor 30 varsity sports and believe athletics plays an integral part in a Wesleyan scholar–athlete’s liberal arts education. Highly trained and dedicated faculty coaches, administrators and staff work collaboratively and tirelessly to assist student-athletes in reaching their academic and athletic goals.

Primarily reporting to the head coach of squash, the Assistant Squash Coach will assist the head coach in all phases of the squash program. Responsibilities include coaching and teaching (75%) and administrative duties (25%).

  • Coaching responsibilities: Assist with and provide instruction during practices and competitions. Provide video analysis for competitions and practice sessions.
  • Teaching responsibilities: Assist physical education faculty members with classroom interaction. Assist with out of class project work required for PE credit.
  • Recruiting responsibilities: assist with on campus and off campus recruiting efforts. Coordinate campus recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes.
  • Administrative duties: provide academic support and monitor academic progress for student-athletes. Provide additional support for contest management as needed.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree Minimum of 1 year of playing and/or coaching experience at the college level.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work in a diverse community.
Ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays and travel as needed.
Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to work and maintain good judgement in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment.
First aid, CPR, and AED Certifications.
Division III and or/NESCAC Experience.
Management Competencies Not Applicable
Competencies Action oriented, Creativity and innovation, Customer focus, Decision quality/ judgment, Functional/technical skills, Listening skills, Oral communications, Organizational skills, Patience, Planning/priority setting, Problem solving, Respects diversity
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application close date is June 22, 2022.
Additional Information

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.

Wesleyan requires all employees to be vaccinated against Covid 19 unless they meet the criteria for a medical or religious exemption. New employees must be vaccinated prior to their start date. If an employee needs an exemption for medical or religious reasons, they must submit a request to Wesleyan and be approved before their start date.


Wesleyan offers a broad range of employee benefits and development opportunities, including comprehensive group insurance plans, wellness programs and incentives, generous paid time off and retirement plans. We also offer flexible work schedules, employee and dependent tuition programs, as well as access to Wesleyan’s BLS & GLS programs for those who qualify (tuition is waived for up to 2 courses a term; some fees and taxes may apply).

Detailed information on the benefits of working at Wesleyan is located at: https://wesleyan.edu/hr/careers/prospective-resources.html.

For more information and to apply online go to: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/8772