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Longwood University, Graduate Assistant

By IWLCA Admin, 07/13/21, 12:10PM EDT

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Longwood University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to the development of citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. In support of this mission, we invite qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the instruction, scouting, recruiting, and/or coaching of student-athletes in the fundamentals of Women’s Lacrosse by demonstrating techniques and methods for success during college competition
  • Inform student-athletes of the University, the Big South Conference, and the NCAA rules and regulations
  • Evaluate student-athletes’ strengths and weaknesses to improve techniques in order to be successful on and off the field
  • Provide and encourage teambuilding
  • Work to ensure the academic success of student-athletes
  • Demonstrate team strategy and planning skills
  • Show and promote professional sportsmanship conduct
  • Demonstrate the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify potential problems and possible solutions, form conclusions and approaches to problems
  • Develop the needs of others through coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping individuals improve their knowledge and skills 
  • Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with equivalent training and work experience
  • Preference given to those with NCAA playing experience
  • Experience with film breakdown and video editing helpful
  • Practical application skills in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to evaluate and recruit prospective student-athletes
  • Must be willing to meet University eligibility to drive state fleet vehicles, including passenger vans and/or mini-buses
  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and movement of the entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, stooping, and handling of materials

This position is contingent upon acceptance into Longwood’s graduate studies program.  More information about the courses of study offered can be found at www.longwood.edu/academics/graduate-programs/

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Submit a letter of interest, contact information for three references, and resume electronically to Elaine Jones via email: jonesem2@longwood.edu