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Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach

Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

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Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach


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9 Months

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Hours vary, nights and weekends required

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Wheaton College, an NCAA Division III institution in Norton, Massachusetts, is looking for a motivated, energetic, passionate, and caring individual to assist our men’s lacrosse program. The Assistant Coach helps prepare the team for a full intercollegiate varsity season, including in-season and non-traditional practices, scouting of opponents, and game preparation. As well, this person will play an active role in identifying, evaluating, and recruiting qualified prospective student-athletes. A commitment to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the holistic development of the student-athlete is essential. Additionally, as directed by the Athletic Administration, this person will serve in an administrative capacity. It is expected that this individual will complete their job while complying with all NCAA Division III, NEWMAC, and Wheaton College rules and regulations.
Essential Functions:
1) Assist in organizing and conducting team practices to prepare the team for competition. Travel locally, regionally, and nationally for any regular or post-season events.
2) Oversee student-athletes academic progress and be available for consultation and support for overall student-athlete well-being.
3) Contribute to executing the program’s recruiting plan for prospective student-athletes. Including regional and national travel and the use of various forms of communication.
4) Assist in the engagement and communication with alumni and fundraising initiatives.
5) Serve in an administrative capacity as needed, including but not limited to, secondary duty, sports information assignments, game management as well as serving on department and campus-wide committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

Individuals must possess the skills and abilities or be able to teach and demonstrate all aspects of the sport they are coaching. The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to work evenings and weekends. Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Bachelor’s Degree required and 1-3 years of collegiate playing and/or coaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 1-3 years of collegiate coaching experience.

Physical Demands

ADA Statement:

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton is a private coeducational liberal arts college within easy
commuting distance of Boston and Providence. We have nearly 1,700
undergraduates from 40 U.S. States and more than 70 countries. Nearly 23%
of our undergraduates are U.S. students of color and 11% are international
citizens. Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the
basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic
information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich
an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the
College actively encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented groups.

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Open Until Filled



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Special Instructions to Candidates:

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID -19 and as an integral part of our public health and safety measures, Wheaton College requires that all successful applicants hired provide proof of full vaccination and one booster for COVID -19 at the time of employment, unless an exemption from this policy is requested and approved. Applicants believing that they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief should inform the Office of Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended.

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