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University of Findlay, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 07/13/21, 11:15AM EDT

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The assistant coach will work in coordination with the head coach in the operation of a NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse program; maintain a thorough knowledge of, and abide by all NCAA, G-MAC and institutional rules and regulations.  Failure to do so may lead to suspension or possible termination; attend all NCAA Compliance meetings as offered by the department; complete the NCAA DII University Modules annually.

Essential Functions

  • This position requires regular, predictable, reliable attendance in the office environment
  • Assist in administering the intercollegiate program in compliance with the University, NCAA & G-MAC rules & regulations as required
  • Participate in the public relations & promotion of the sports program.
  • Supervise assistant coaches & other staff as required.
  • Consult with various campus departments as to eligibility, admission of student athletes, facilities needed, security, & financial aid.
  • Consult with student athlete as related to discipline, academic progress, personal growth.
  • Assist with practice planning and game preparation.
  • Evaluate talent of prospective student athletes, organization of campus visit & phone contacts with prospect and family.
  • Perform necessary duties in relationship to fund raising through the Oilers Club.
  • Assist with planning and organizing team travel.
  • Establish consistent guidelines and requirements for participation in the sport of lacrosse.
  • Report any violations of compliance regulations.
  • Ability to coach the student athletes in game and practice situations.
  • Organize a team that is competitive and representative of the University’s philosophy and compatible with its mission.
  • Assisting with the development of post-season and summer individual improvement programs.
  • Assist in Alumni Relations.
  • Meet Recruiting Goals.
  • Perform all other duties deemed appropriate for the position.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competencies

  • Technical Capacity
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  • Thoroughness.
  • Take Initiative.
  • Collaboration Skills.
  • Strong Professional Knowledge.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Organizational Skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervision exercised over student-athletes and other staff as required.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. In some situations, the noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

Walks, sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves continually during working hours. Is subject to lifting over 50 pounds.  Must be able to lift raise or lower an object from one level to another (includes upward and pulling motion) of 50-75 lbs. and must be able to carry/transport an object/equipment weighing 50-75 lbs.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time 11-month position, and hours of work and days vary depending on athletic practice and competition schedule. Candidate must be available Sunday-Saturday.  

Travel

This job requires travel with athletic team to competitions and events.  A valid US Drivers’ license with a safe driving record is required, and the energy and ability to travel.  Some evening and weekend work, and some overnight travel are expectations of this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Public relations and promotional skills.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and conference rules and regulations including recruiting, eligibility and certification.
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. 
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public.
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to protect confidential information and present a professional demeanor.
  • Team-oriented individual with willingness to take initiative and be flexible, and the ability to work under occasional pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnic, cultural and diverse student population.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree.
  • Additional years of coaching experience.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

None required for this position.

AAP/EEO Statement

The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Male/Female/Disabled/Vet.  

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.