The Graduate Assistant for Women’s Lacrosse is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, training, monitoring academic progress, promotions, fundraising, and coaching team members. The graduate assistant is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by St. Ambrose University, the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), of which St. Ambrose is a member.
The candidate should have a strong background on Defensive side of the game. Prior coaching experience in either the Defensive or Offensive side of the field is required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Assisting in all aspects of the coaching and management of the program • Recruiting and scouting in accordance with the NAIA, KCAC and St. Ambrose policies and procedures • Train and coach members of the program • Supporting the academic and personal development of all athletes • Assist in developing camps and clinics • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations of the NAIA • Represent St. Ambrose and the program in a professional manner
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references. Review of resumes will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.
Earned Bachelor’s degree prior to start date
Successful acceptance into a SAU graduate program
Represent St. Ambrose and the program in a professional manner
High level of personal integrity and outstanding work ethic
Knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations
Knowledge of lacrosse specific skills and technique
Outstanding skills in oral and written communication
Good organizational ability and computer competency
Additional Salary Information: Full tuition wavier plus stipend.
About St. Ambrose University
St. Ambrose is a private, Catholic, liberal arts university of over 4,500 students. We offer over 60 academic programs, 23 varsity sports, intramurals, numerous clubs, and a great staff and faculty to assure students get the most they can out of an Ambrose education. Some of our premier programs are physical therapy, biology, exercise science, business admin., sport management, and criminal justice, along with many others.