Cedar Crest College is seeking a Head Lacrosse Coach who will also serve as the Recruiting Coordinator. The coach will develop, recruit and administer a competitive women’s lacrosse program consistent with the student-athlete philosophy of NCAA Division III athletics. Coaches are also expected to develop, coordinate and manage an active recruitment and retention program for lacrosse student athletes. The Recruiting Coordinator monitors recruiting efforts of the athletic department and serves as the direct liaison with the Office of Admissions. Activities such as overnight visits and traditional visits are coordinated through this position as is athletics staff representation at all admissions day events on campus including Junior Preview Days, Open Houses and orientations.
A bachelor's degree and prior experience coaching lacrosse at the high school or college level is required. Candidates must also have demonstrated success at effectively recruiting and retaining student-athletes. Prior experience coordinating recruitment is strongly preferred. CPR, First Aid and AED certifications are also required as is a valid driver’s license.
Cedar Crest College is a Division III, four-year independent liberal arts college for women with 10 Varsity sports. Cedar Crest is a member of both the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). The College is committed to developing well rounded student-athletes and to wellness across campus.
We offer an exceptional benefits package, work-life balance, and smoke and tobacco-free campus! The College’s beautiful 84-acre campus, a registered national arboretum, is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania’s third-largest city. Allentown is nestled in lovely Lehigh Valley, which boasts gentle hills, charming countrysides, parks, trails, winter recreation, and top-rated public schools. The College is conveniently located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City.
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a resume, letter of interest with specific salary requirements, diversity statement and 3 references using the link below.
Applications submitted without these details will not be considered. Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer fundamentally committed to diversity and inclusion. As such, the College encourages applications from individuals belonging to minoritized groups in higher education, in support of our diverse student community. EOE