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Jacksonville University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 07/30/20, 3:45PM EDT

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This position will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of a Division I Women's Lacrosse program within University, Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Available: Immediately.

Looking for candidates with a high level of competency in lacrosse skill instruction, strategy, recruiting, and passion for the sport. Very open to someone with interest in any or all facets of the game, who love to learn and stay current with the growth of the game. This person will support the head coach by assisting with all administrative and day-to-day management and operation of the program. They will represent the team, department and University in a positive, professional, and ethical manner while demonstrating and supporting the mission, vision, and core values of the program. In addition, be appropriately responsive to community service, marketing, fund-raising, and public speaking, as assigned.

This candidate should possess strong communication and relational skills to build and sustain positive relationships with faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and student-athletes. This person will serve as a positive role model and mentor for student-athletes fostering success academically and on the field. Strong analytical, critical thinking, creative, and organizational skill sets preferred. Ability to manage multiple tasks in an active fast-paced environment, with a growth oriented mindset.  

Responsibilities as directed by head coach include, but are not limited to:

  • On-field training/teaching and development of team and individuals
  • Recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • Assisting the program and student-athletes in achieving athletic and academic goals
  • Proficient use of video editing software and equipment
  • Budget/fiscal management
  • Equipment expertise 
  • Assisting with events of the program
  • Assisting with public relations, social media, community and team programming 
  • Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills 
  • Comply with NCAA, Conference, and University regulations
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Head Coach

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references as directed below. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experiences that directly relate to this position.     

Mindy McCord, Head Coach Women’s Lacrosse
Jacksonville University 
2800 University Blvd North
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Email – mmccord@ju.edu
Phone- 904-598-4466