Assistant Coach, Womens Lacrosse
Assistant Coach, Womens Lacrosse
Posting Number: R0003615
Location: Salem Campus
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Willamette is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic individual for the position of assistant women's lacrosse coach. The Assistant Lacrosse Coach will assist the Head Lacrosse Coach in all aspects of running a DIII NCAA lacrosse program.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following functions, which are not listed in any particular order of importance or significance:
- Assists Head Coach with direction and coordination of the
women's lacrosse program.
- Instructs and coaches the fundamental principles and techniques
of lacrosse skills (i.e. competition, traditions, and
sportsmanship) as well as the philosophy of the sport.
- Knowledge of the sport to provide technical support while
teaching game fundamentals and skill development.
- Assists in the holistic development of the students by
providing leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic
development of student-athletes, including assisting the Head Coach
with counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal
- Assists the Head Coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting
practices, training, and competition.
- Enforces and exemplifies team and University expectations and
- Coordinates and assists in scouting, film exchange, and film
- Assists in planning and arranging team travel.
- Assists in the recruitment of qualified prospective
student-athletes for admission to a demanding academic
- Maintains relationships and strong communication with club and
high school coaches.
- Travels to attend all necessary recruiting
- Perform assigned administrative tasks and maintain social media
- Assists in the marketing, recruitment, and attendance of all
Willamette University Lacrosse camps and clinics
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Collegiate playing experience and one to two years of related
- Knowledge of Microsoft programs and major social media
- Possess strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal,
verbal and written communication and management skills; serves as a
role model for student-athletes.
- Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both an
individual and team setting.
- Knowledgeable on NCAA rules and regulations and adhere to the
philosophy and ideals of Willamette University and Division III
- Knowledge of and adherence to University policies, particularly
as they apply to student safety and hazing.
- Must be able to successfully articulate the values of a liberal
arts education and the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the
development of student-athletes.
- Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people
in a manner that positively portrays the University and its
programs, personnel, and philosophies.
- Ability to execute those physical activities required to
perform the essential functions of the position.
- Ability to travel and work evening and weekends as
- Must possess a current driver's license valid in the state of
Oregon or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire date and
satisfactory driving record insurable by the University's
- Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain
harmonious relations with other staff, faculty and
- Successful clearance of a criminal conviction record
- Experience playing or coaching advanced attacking
This is an exciting time at Willamette and we welcome you to join our team as we strive to provide students with an intercollegiate athletics experience that develops life skills by cultivating moral, physical, intellectual and emotional growth. In support of the mission and goals of Willamette University, our program strives to enhance the overall learning environment for scholar-athletes. GO Bearcats!
To learn more about the Athletics Department, staff, faculty, and student please visit http://www.wubearcats.com
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received until the position is filled.
All University positions require that candidates submit to a criminal conviction record check prior to hire. Conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being hired. Nature of conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.
You will need to upload the following two documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
- Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and
presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve
- Current Resume
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.