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Curry College, Assistant Coach (P/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 11/16/17, 12:45PM EST

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Curry College invites applications for a part-time Assistant Coach for our Women’s Lacrosse team. 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 Sport Program as well as assisting the Head Coach with daily operations.  The program will be conducted in accordance with all College and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), 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 specific sport that is being coached. The vast majority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent on coaching/teaching duties, while a minority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent performing administrative duties. This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Coaching/Teaching Duties:

  • Teach and develop sport-specific skills in a successful, safe and prudent manner.
  • Create, present, and maintain records of up-to-date lesson plans for pre-season/season practice drills and procedures detailing the desired goals to be achieved.
  • Schedule practice and game preparation sessions; conduct post game analysis and incorporate into lesson plans.
  • Conduct research of opposing teams.

Administrative Duties:

  • Conduct an ongoing recruitment program through a variety of methods, both on and off the court with the goal to attract, select and encourage enrollment of high caliber student-athletes.
  • Initiate new ideas and methods to improve the program in support of the College goal of a successful conference and attainment of a regional level Intercollegiate Associate ranking relevant to the specific sport.
  • Assist the Head Coach with the development of sport specific skills, in a successful, safe and prudent manner.

Supervision:

  • Supervise work students and team managers as needed.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Comply with the sport specific intercollegiate affiliation policy, conference rules, and department policy 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related discipline from an accredited four-year collegiate institution.
  • One to two years of coaching experience at the club, high school or college level. (Intercollegiate sport specific experience preferred).
  • Experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics, and strategies of coaching intercollegiate sports with ability to recruit talented players for the program.
  • Knowledgeable and current on all College rules and regulations concerning eligibility and recruiting related to specific sport that is being coached.
  • 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.
  • This position does require the ability for regular physical exertion including heavy lifting (50lbs) and exposure to weather.
  • This position also requires the temperament and interpersonal skills to work well with the modes and moods of student-athletes within the stress and tension periods of intercollegiate athletics.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification is preferred.

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.

Please apply online at: http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration.

Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles. 

Core Requisites:

  • Are you legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer on an unrestricted basis? 25
  • Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline from an accredited four-year collegiate institution? 15
  • Do you have 1-2 years of coaching experience eat the club, high school or college level? (intercollegiate sport specific experience preferred) 15
  • Do you have experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics and strategies of coaching intercollegiate sports
  • With the ability to recruit talented players for the program?  15
  • Are you knowledgeable and current on all College rules and regulations concerning eligibility and recruiting related to the specific Sport that is being coached?  10
  • Do you hold a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record?  10
  • Are you able to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and some holidays as required by the position?  10