The Center for Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing an outstanding student centered athletic experience through the pursuit of academic and athletic excellence. We do so within the context of integrity and respect. The Head Coach for the RIT NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse program will join an exceptional staff who strive to create an unrivaled experience that fosters the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional growth of our student-athletes in order to prepare them for success as leaders in the global community.
Reporting to the Associate Director in the Center for Intercollegiate Athletics the Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse will provide leadership for RIT’s Intercollegiate Division III Women’s lacrosse program. The incumbent must have outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of the sport of lacrosse. Responsibilities include the planning, development and implementation of all activities related to the program, including, but not limited to, the recruitment, supervision, mentoring, and coaching of student athletes and staff, as well as planning, scheduling, and instruction for individual and team development, practices, training sessions and contests. Effectively recruit highly qualified student athletes by working in partnership with the Office of Enrollment Management and the leadership team in Intercollegiate Athletics. This role also requires the effective management of resources including, budget and supplies in respect to recruitment, team travel, hospitality, equipment, etc. The head coach is required to develop and maintain positive relations with alumni and friends of the program and the university.
The incumbent will demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulation. The duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, League and division rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of success. S/he should also have strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently.
Specialized Skills Required