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Muhlenberg College, Assistant Coach (P/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 10/02/19, 11:15AM EDT


The Assistant Coach, under the general supervision and direction of the Head Coach and oversight of the Athletic Director, is responsible to support the efforts of the Head Coach in conducting a representative program in lacrosse.


Muhlenberg College, a Division III institution and a member of the Centennial Conference is seeking applications for an anticipated opening for an Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. Coaching or collegiate playing experience and a four-year college degree are preferred. Responsibilities include assisting head coach in all phases of the women’s lacrosse program within college, conference and NCAA rules and regulations; includes evaluating, identifying, and recruiting prospective student-athletes; and planning and implementing strategies into daily practices.

Duties specified below will be the specific responsibilities for which the Assistant Coach will be paid.  To provide the Assistant Coach with additional opportunity for involvement and professional growth, a variety of other activities (for example, recruiting, scouting, etc.) will be offered to the Assistant Coach for participation on a voluntary basis.  If an Assistant Coach elects to participate in any additional activities on behalf of the individual sport or the Athletic Department, it is with the understanding that these are strictly voluntary actions that will not result in additional compensable hours. 

Part time coaching compensation is modest but does include opportunities for additional income in one or more of the following areas; game management, strength and conditioning, building operations or equipment room operations.  Compensation package will include housing, a meal plan and total hourly wages ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 annually depending on additional duties. Benefits not included.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the coach in administering a competitive NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse program in accordance with college, NCAA and Centennial Conference policies
  • Provide coaching in support of the head coach’s plan to assist all athletes in realizing their potential as athletes, students and members of the general college community
  • Attend practices, training sessions, team meetings and lacrosse matches (home and away) in support of the Head Coach.  (Specific time commitment required will be delineated by the Head Coach)
  • Part-time assistants will be expected to make themselves available when necessary for training in rules compliance
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach, said duties to be described specifically along with estimated hours required for the task 


  • Bachelor’s degree and related professional experience, or a combination of experiences leading to similar qualification, required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of people
  • Flexibility of time necessary to make commitment to varying time needs of the position
  • Satisfactory background check, to include criminal background and driving record check

Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All employees are expected to support Muhlenberg's commitment to function as a diverse, caring, inclusive community. 

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the latest updates to the College's Diversity Strategic Plan at this link:  College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

Legal Notice

Muhlenberg College Annual Crime Reporting- As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Muhlenberg College are entitled to request and receive a copy of the College Annual Security Report (ASR). The ASR can be accessed at . This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes, as well as Muhlenberg College Safety Policies. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety and police, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. Anyone wishing a paper copy of the ASR may contact the Campus Safety Office at 484-664-3112.

To Apply:

Upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references at the link below. Please combine all application materials into a single PDF if possible. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.