Williams College Seeks Assistant Coach

FasterSkierFebruary 26, 2021

Williams College invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach of Nordic Skiing for the academic year 2021-2022. This is a full-time, academic year (10 month) term position with the possibility of renewal.

Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. We are especially interested in individuals who have experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of athletic opportunities at Williams. Candidates from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. In your cover letter, please highlight your experience with and commitment to supporting diverse and inclusive communities.

Responsibilities include providing assistance to the Head Coach in all aspects of the Nordic Ski program, including, but not limited to student-athlete development, coaching, training plans, travel, waxing, equipment management, driving team vans, video analysis, recruiting, team website updates and other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, and collegiate racing experience preferred
  • Successful candidates will be self-motivated and possess the ability to recruit, teach and coach highly talented student-athletes who can succeed in a challenging academic environment
  • Knowledge and commitment to NCAA and NESCAC rules
  • Cultural competence and effective communication skills are required
  • Valid driver’s license is required

Resume review will begin on March 29 and continue until the position is filled. Williams offers a full-board meal plan for assistant coaches and also offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurances, life insurance, staff rental housing, paid time off, tuition assistance, and more.

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

To apply for this position, please visit staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.  Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.


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