Assistant Coach Men's Lacrosse

Employer
Curry College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time

About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.

The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

 

Job Description:

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach is responsible for all aspects of the development and administration of a successful NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Lacrosse Program.  The program will be conducted in accordance with all College and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), rules, regulations, and policies.  

The Assistant Coach is a professional employee of the College with a primary duty of teaching and instructing student-athletes in the sport of Lacrosse The vast majority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent on coaching/teaching duties in season as well as recruiting, while a minority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent performing administrative duties.

Essential Functions

1. Coaching/Teaching Duties: 

  • On field coaching during practices and games as assigned by the Head Coach;
  • Work with Head Coach in all practice and game planning;
  • Breaking down film/video of both practices, games and opponents to be used as a teaching tool for game planning as well as lacrosse student-athlete development;
  • Work with players individually on the field or on the chalk board to help teach.

2. Administrative Duties: 

  • Conduct an ongoing recruitment program through a variety of methods, with the goal to attract, select and encourage enrollment of high caliber lacrosse student-athletes. Could include extensive travel to games, showcases, tournaments in and out of the New England area;
  • Constant contact with current lacrosse student-athletes regarding their academics for retention purposes;
  • Help Head Coach when needed in terms of social media, team travel, community service, and fund raising;
  • Logging all prospective and current SA's information into Frontrush.

Additional Functions

  • Comply with the NCAA Lacrosse policies, conference rules, and department policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Must be able to perform Head Coach duties on an emergency basis.
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related discipline from an accredited four-year collegiate institution;
  • One to two years of Lacrosse coaching experience at the club, high school or college level;
  • Experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics, and strategies of coaching Lacrosse with ability to recruit talented players for the program;
  • Knowledgeable and current on all College rules and regulations concerning eligibility and recruiting related to Lacrosse;
  • Ability to handle emergency situations involving students;
  • Current driver's license and good driving record;
  • Ability to travel;
  • Ability to work evening and weekends and some holidays.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Lacrosse playing experience;
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Additional Information:

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Elizabeth Canning at elizabeth.canning@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • a cover letter;
  • a resume; and;
  • a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.

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