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Oberlin College, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 05/10/18, 2:30PM EDT


The Oberlin College Department of Athletics and Physical Education invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach of Women’s Lacrosse. This is a full-time, 10-month, Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Director of Athletics and Physical Education and working with the Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse.


Responsibilities This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach Women’s Lacrosse in all aspects of coaching, recruiting and administering the women’s lacrosse program. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) assist with coordinating and performing coaching duties including traditional season practices, game preparation, coaching of all student-athletes; (2) assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes; (3) assist with scouting, recruiting and retention of student-athletes; (4) help operate a successful program within NCAA and NCAC rules and regulations; and (5) perform related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required, two to four years coaching and/or relevant competitive experience; solid administrative skills and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve administrative goals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the College, and the capacity to articulate that role and interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of athletics at Oberlin; high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely

goal-oriented environment.

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Compensation Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a generous benefits package.

Special Instructions to Applicants Apply on-line at and/or submit cover letter, résumé, and three references with current contact information electronically to: Lynda McCandlish, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, A review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date is as soon as possible.