University of Alaska Head Men's Ice Hockey Coach in Fairbanks, Alaska

Head Men's Ice Hockey Coach

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Classification:Athletics Coach 3

Grade:Grade 81

Work type:Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF Advancement & Outreach


Categories:Athletics, Other

Position Summary:The Department of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Head Men's Ice Hockey Coach. The Alaska Nanook athletic program is a multidivisional member of the NCAA including The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, with 10 teams competing at the Division I and Division II levels.


10Assist in the ongoing effort of fundraising for the Ice Hockey program and the department; promote a positive image for the Men''s Ice Hockey program, the athletic program and institution.

Work with department Sports Information Director and media to publicize the program, team members and season results locally and beyond. Foster positive relationships with the campus community, alumni, boosters, the Fairbanks community and other constituents.Essential

10Provide consultation/advice for the student-athletes'' welfare and to encourage progress toward a degree and graduation. Foster team compliance with NCAa, conference and institution''s academic standards. Create a positive team atmosphere of inclusivity and diversity.Essential

2Oversee pre-season conditioning and practice.Essential

20Identify, evaluate and recruit quality student athletes who have the academic and athletic ability to succeed in the classroom, on the ice and in life. All recruiting efforts must demonstrate the conscience effort to recruit students from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.Essential

3Comply with all NCAA and conference rules and regulations; University of Alaska Policy and Regulations; UAF policies, rules and procedures; Athletic Department rules and procedures. Inform Director of Athletics of any rules violations.Essential

40Design, recruit, schedule, coach, supervise and evaluate all aspects of the Men''s Ice Hockey sports team and program. Develop and administer both practice and game strategies for competition.Essential

7Supervise and mentor assistant coaches, staff and managers. In addition, coordinate with facility manager arena functions including policy planning and development.Essential

8Operate sport program within assigned budget and assist in the development of the budget which is not limited to financial aid, travel, equipment, guarantees, recruiting, officials and supplies.Essential


In-depth knowledge of the sport of hockey.

Previous coaching experience, preferably at the NCAA Division I, II or III collegiate level or professional experience.

Previous collegiate and/or professional playing experience.

CPR Certification.

Pass annual NCAA recruiting exam. Familiar with NCAA regulations.

Strong interpersonal and motivational skills as well as strong oral and written skills.

Demonstrate a commitment to recruiting students of a diverse background and foster an atmosphere of inclusivity and equality.

Good fundraising skills.

Strong recruiting skills.

Required Experience:

Playing and/or coaching experience.

Typical Education or Training:

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's preferred. Coaching/playing experience.

Other special skills/knowledge:

Extensive recruiting and traveling required.

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities:

Master's degree preferred. Playing and/or collegiate or professional coaching experience preferred.

Application Review Date:

This position is open until filled, applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on March 18, 2018 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.

This is a Grade 81; minimum starting pay $30.56.

Special instructions to applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references.

If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact UAF Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7700.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

Advertised:07 Mar 2018Alaskan Standard Time

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