Esports Head Coach and Program Director | Juniata College

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago


Esports Head Coach and Program Director

Juniata College invites applications for the Full-time, 12-month position of Esports Head Coach and Program Director. The Head Coach is responsible for the development, strategic direction, and success of the Juniata College Esports program. The head coach will recruit, support, maintain and coach Esports athletes and teams in selected games. Games being considered include League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, Smite, Paladins, and similar games. The head coach will be instrumental in helping determine which Esports to pursue in a quickly evolving competitive environment.

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred. The successful candidate should have working knowledge of Esports games in which institution will participate; specialized knowledge and ability to strategically coach initially selected game; Strong organizational, strategic planning, interpersonal, communication, mentoring, and leadership skills; Experience in recruiting high school and college students; Experience coaching or teaching; Evening and weekend availability; Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, internationalization, and inter-cultural learning.

This position reports to the Director of Student Engagement and Campus Activities.

Preferred Qualifications-
World ranking in one of the offered games.
Master’s degree preferred.

Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy, not because of legal obligations, but because it fully believes that, such practices are basic to human dignity.

It is the policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks.

To apply for this position, please complete our online application no later than March 29, 2019

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Job CategoryCoaching, Director

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