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Arizona State University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 11/30/17, 10:00AM EST

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Sun Devil Athletics seek an Assistant Coach for Women's Lacrosse who, under administrative direction, provides coaching and administrative assistance to the Head Coach. Assists in the planning and directing of recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of team members for sports competition. Promotes Intercollegiate Athletics as an integral part of the University.

Job Description

Sun Devil Athletics seek an Assistant Coach for Women's Lacrosse who, under administrative direction, provides coaching and administrative assistance to the Head Coach. Assists in the planning and directing of recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of team members for sports competition. Promotes Intercollegiate Athletics as an integral part of the University. Assists the Head Coach, in monitoring student athlete’s performance in furthering the success of the team and in meeting academic and eligibility criteria. Adheres to NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations, as well as Arizona Board of Regents, University, and Athletic Department policies and procedures. Reports to the Head Coach.

Essential Duties

  • Assists in overseeing daily practices.
  • Assists in the recruitment and selection of student athletes for the Women’s Lacrosse program.
  • Assists in the conditioning, training and performance of team members.
  • Assists in monitoring academic progress and eligibility status of student team members and the participation of team members in class attendance and meeting mandatory study hall requirements.
  • Adheres to all University, NCAA, and Conference rules. Counsels student athletes in their obligations to observe rules and procedures adopted by the University, Conferences, and the NCAA.
  • Participates in public relation activities which are in conformance with all applicable rules and regulations governing Intercollegiate Athletics as approved by SDA Administration and Head Coach.
  • Performs other administrative duties pertaining to the program as assigned by the Head Coach.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years prior coaching experience at the college/university, Elite club, or Professional level; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience coaching goalkeeping and/or center draws
  • Experience recruiting successful elite athletes at the college level
  • Fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Krossover
  • Experience in application of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Evidence of effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk/run moderate distances to perform work
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
  • Communicate to perform essential functions
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals
  • Operate a motor vehicle

Department Statement

PR certification is required of all coaching staff within six months of hire. Training is provided by the department.

The mission of Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university.

SDA is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender and ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation.

SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a diversified workforce.

ASU offers a tuition discount for the employee, their spouse and dependents and a competitive benefits package including paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and more. For more benefits information, please visit 
http://cfo.asu.edu/hr-benefitsenrollment.

ASU Statement

rizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. 

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit 
www.asu.edu/tobaccofree 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Application Instructions

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

To be considered, your application must include the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Three professional references (personal references are not accepted)

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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