Lafayette College invites applications and nominations for the position of Head Fencing Coach. This is a part-time position with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Lafayette College is a most academically competitive, independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution with a student body of 2,300 students with Division I membership (Football - FCS) in the NCAA and the Patriot League. The athletics program consists of 11 sports for men and 11 sports for women and one co-ed sport. In recent years, the program has produced several conference champions, both athletic and academic All-Americans, and several NCAA tournament appearances.
Coach the sport of fencing and develop a team cohesive with the excellent tradition and history associated with Lafayette College.
Recruiting and assessment of appropriate student-athletes with excellent academic backgrounds to a NCAA Division I institution.
Possess knowledge of and abide by NCAA and MACFA rules and regulations.
Conduct meetings with assistant coaches and distribute practice area assignments.
Attend department meetings.
Coordinate with the athletic administration the hiring of assistant coaches, expenditure and monitoring of the budget, scheduling of opponents, eligibility, facility requests for games, practices, equipment purchases, major repairs, game administration and work orders, and team travel advances including transportation, lodging and meals.
Coordinate fundraising and development activities.
Perform speaking engagements to solicit positive public relations for the program and the department in the community.
Work closely with Sports Medicine for the care and prevention of athletic injuries and support the overall drug and alcohol education program for student-athletes.
Coordinate information and game results with Athletic Communications to obtain publicity for the program.
Serve as a liaison with various support groups both internal and external.
Performance of all other duties and special projects as assigned by the athletic administration.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Interested applicants may apply by sending a letter of application indicating the exact position, resume, and a list of at least three references online at http://apply.interfolio.com/42893.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.