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Rhodes College, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 09/10/21, 12:15PM EDT

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Rhodes College is seeking an entry level Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach with outstanding leadership skills that can recruit, mentor, motivate and teach student-athletes.

The Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach will organize and implement practice and game plans in coordination with the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach; recruit for women's lacrosse; and perform designated facility duties. Supervise fitness room and other athletic facilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics. This position requires flexibility to travel and work weekends and evenings when necessary. This is a full-time, 10 month position.

Guided by the Rhodes Vision, the Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach should build a sense of community and enthusiasm around the women's lacrosse program by engaging the student body, alumni, parents and fans. Strong relational skills with internal and external constituents are critical. Other duties include participating in development and fundraising activities with various constituents and/or other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as assistant women's lacrosse coach. Organize and implement practice and game plans in coordination with the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach.
  • Recruit for women's lacrosse.
  • Annually participate in professional development for women's lacrosse.
  • Perform designated facility duties, as assigned by the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach.
  • Supervise athletes in the Varsity Weight Room and other athletic facilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function to perform the duties of this position.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree is required.
  • Essential job requirements include knowledge of women's lacrosse and playing experience at the collegiate level.
  • Coaching experience as a high school and/or college lacrosse coach is preferred.
  • All around understanding of lacrosse including offense, defense, goalie and transition required.
  • Must communicate effectively with all types of people, and establish and maintain a strong working relationship with students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and other college personnel.
  • Must have the ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision.
  • Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume and the names of three references.

Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.

Rhodes College requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 with exceptions for medical or religious reasons, which will be handled on a case by case basis.

At, Rhodes College, we aspire to graduate students with a life-long passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We will achieve our aspiration through a college wide commitment to our vision.

Rhodes' rigorous approach to liberal arts and sciences inspires students to discover and cultivate lifelong passions, and to make a difference in the classroom, on campus, in the city of Memphis, and throughout the world. Simply put, our mission is to prepare students for life and career, wherever those journeys take them.

The Division of Student Life plays an integral role in the College's vision and values, and every member of the Division of Student Life supports the delivery of a transformative student experience.