Assistant Coach - Men's Lacrosse (Seasonal)

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Coach - Men's Lacrosse (Seasonal)


Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Title: Assistant Coach (Seasonal) – Men’s Lacrosse

Department: Department of Athletics

Reports to: Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Position Summary: The Athletics Department at Benedictine University seeks an assistant coach for men’s lacrosse. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting the head coach in all aspects of coaching, practice preparation, game preparation, strategy, recruitment of prospective student-athletes, strength training and scheduling in support of the men’s lacrosse program. Adherence to NCAA Division III rules and regulations, supporting the philosophy, goals and mission of the college and its intercollegiate athletics program, as well as adherence to departmental, university, NACC, and NCAA policies and procedures is required.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1.) Assist in the planning, organization and administration of practices.
2.) Assist in game preparation and the implementation of game day strategies.
3.) Assist with recruiting qualified prospective student-athletes to the program.
4.) Oversee and supervise strength and conditioning component of athletes training regime.

Other Functions:
1.) Develop relationships within and positively promote Benedictine University and its surrounding community.
2.) Attend departmental and University related meetings and events as directed.
3.) Represent the Department of Athletics with sportsmanship, integrity and a high degree of professionalism.
4.) Maintain a positive student athlete assessment for program from student athletes.
5.) Maintain positive relationships with alumni, parents, students, officials, volunteers and fans.

Required Qualifications:



Education:
Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience:
Previous coaching experience required.

Specific Skills:
Knowledge of NCAA Division III philosophy, recruitment, rules and regulations.

Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications:
Organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and supervisory skills.
Valid driver’s license

Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable):

Working Conditions:
Office environment. Nights and weekends required.

Physical Requirements: Ability to handle varying levels of stress while maintaining professional demeanor. Possible lifting, bending, walking, kneeling, stretching, and stooping. Frequent district-wide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours; outdoor exposure to sun/heat or cold weather.
Ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand. Understand the speech of another person.
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Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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