Human Resources

Head Coach Women’s Lacrosse

Department

Athletics

Overview

The Ursinus College Athletic department has an opening for Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full-time, exempt position. The candidate will be responsible for the administration and organization of a successful program that competes in the Centennial Conference and adheres to all NCAA Division III rules.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, schedule and organize daily practice sessions, preparation for competition and off-season training
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate Assistant Coaches and/or Volunteer Coaches
  • Organize, direct, and mentor the coaching staff to carry out the goals and objectives of the program
  • Schedule competitions in consultation with the Athletics administrators
  • Organize and administer the recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and Ursinus College policies and procedures
  • Manage all aspects of fundraising, alumni relations, and community outreach
  • Responsibly expend allocated budget and ensure that the budget balances each fiscal year
  • Engage in regular consultation with athletic training personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes
  • Implement appropriate risk management strategies at all times
  • Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of student athletes at all times
  • Work collaboratively with the Compliance Officer in regards to the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Centennial Conference
  • Field a team that will be as competitive as possible within the guidelines set by the NCAA, Centennial Conference and Ursinus College
  • Work to ensure the ongoing eligibility of athletes and monitor their academic progress
  • Provide general advising, mentoring and support to student-athletes
  • Engage in ethical decision-making and outstanding sportsmanship
  • Execute all of these responsibilities as head coach in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the women’s lacrosse program, of the Department of Athletics, and Ursinus College
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of head coaching experience
  • Knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, delegation and planning ability
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • Experience with recruiting and fundraising

Anticipated Start Date

July - August 2020

Application

Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an AA/EO employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.