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Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Assistant Coach (P/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 10/02/18, 1:30PM EDT

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The Office of Intercollegiate Athletics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for an Assistant Part-Time Lacrosse Coach to assist in all aspects of the IUP Lacrosse program at the Division II level and to create a quality student-athlete experience in academics, athletics, and community service.

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Instructional Duties: 60% of total time

  • Provide instruction to student athletes in position technique.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes sport strategy.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes in game analysis.
  • Provide instruction to student athlete regarding specific game plans.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes regarding physical conditioning and strength training.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes in the area of nutrition.
  • Provide instruction to student athlete regarding NCAA rules.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes regarding university and program policies and procedures.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes in leadership & conduct.
  • Provide instruction to student athletes in community responsibility.
  • Provide academic monitoring and counseling to student athletes.
  • Provide instruction to camp attendees.
  • Preparation for instructional activities.

Non-Instructional Duties: 40% of total time

  • Monitor student athlete academic ineligibility.
  • Scouting competition.
  • Monitor compliance with IUP, PSAC, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Recruit new student athletes through research, networking with high school and AAU coaches.
  • Participate in fundraising activities and other fiscal responsibilities.
  • Other specific duties as assigned by the head coach.

Position Qualifications

MINIMUM:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Coaching Experience required

Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well in the interview(s). 

Essential Functions

This position is heavily involved in outdoor activity and has periods of heavy exertion. Incumbents must have the following abilities:

  • Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
  • To work under a variety of adverse weather conditions such as extreme heat, cold, rain, wind, dust and snow.
  • To be able to work extended hours under adverse conditions in response to emergency conditions.
  • To work in hazardous situations such as around moving heavy equipment, in and around traffic, at heights, on steep grades, and on ladders and uneven surfaces. 
  • Employee must be able to observe and react to hazardous warnings, back-up alarms, flashing lights, voice commands and hand signals.
  • To perform manual laboring duties such as lifting and carrying various weights.
  • Setting up, operating, testing and measuring equipment.
  • Using hand tools such as hammers and pry bars, and taking and transporting material samples. 
  • Work often requires stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
  • To withstand exposure to chemical agents, exhaust gases and lubricants, solvents, poisonous plants, animals, and insects and potential injuries such as bruises, scrapes, cuts, strains and sprains.
  • To wear all types of required protective gear such as a hard hat, footgear, hearing and eye protection, gloves and respirators.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application will contain a cover letter, resume, names and email addresses of three references, and unofficial transcripts, submitted as attachments in this online application system at the link below.

If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP - no unofficial transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application. IUPHR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates if needed. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degrees at IUP.

Applications must be received no later than October 5th, 2018 11:59 p.m. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.

Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation.

Qualified IUP employees will be given first preference for interviews before external candidates.

Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.

APPLY ONLINE

A complete application will contain a cover letter, resume, names and email addresses of three references, and unofficial transcripts, submitted as attachments in this online application system.