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Berry College, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 10/02/20, 1:45PM EDT

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Reporting to the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, the successful candidate will assist with the duties associated with the intercollegiate lacrosse program. The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education, Division III athletics and an appreciation for and commitment to NCAA, Southern Athletic Association (SAA) and institutional culture. The candidate should possess good communication skills, strong leadership, and mentoring abilities. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with practice and game preparation, NCAA compliance, public relations, student-work supervision, recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, and a commitment to the student-athlete's academic progress and degree completion. Along with coaching responsibilities, the candidate will be assigned additional responsibilities in the Department of Athletics.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree required. Master's Degree preferred. Previous coaching and teaching experience on the collegiate level is preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Berry is a selective independent college of 2,100 located adjacent to Rome, GA, midway between Atlanta, GA, and Chattanooga, TN. Berry's educational approach deliberately unites challenging academic programs with practical work experience in a residential campus community that encourages faith and emphasizes caring for the needs of others above self. This commitment to an "education of the head, heart and hands" remains as relevant today as when our founder instilled this ethic more than a century ago.

Nationally recognized for quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.

Berry's Commitment to Inclusion:

Berry college offers competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation.

Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698.

Berry College provides benefit options with no employee costs for medical, dental, disability, and life insurance, including spouse and dependents at a reduced rate.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references using the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified individual has been hired. 

ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE:

Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.

We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.