The Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, under the direction of the Athletic Director, is responsible for administering the men's lacrosse program, including recruiting, scheduling, coaching, scouting, and all other aspects of program administration.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree preferred. Two years of experience as a head coach/assistant coach in a high school or higher education environment. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics. A valid driver's license and safe driving history are required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and understanding of coaching, recruiting and program administration required. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the game of lacrosse required. Ability to use Microsoft Office. Must have good communication skills and have ability to develop good rapport with students, parents, and staff.
Hire Range: Commensurate with experience.
Regular University Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday
Position Work Hours: Varied to include evenings and weekends. Overnight travel is required.
Class Code: UH14 – State Title: Athletics Coach
Position #: 000466 – Band: Unclassified
Apply: Applications must be submitted online at www.jobs.sc.gov. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position status at www.lander.edu/hr. Lander University is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. The duties and responsibilities of this position require that all applicants be subject to the customary background review, including a credit report.
Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.
Named one of the best public regional colleges in the South by the U.S. News & World Report (2018). Lander University was founded in 1872 and is a co-educational, state-assisted, comprehensive, regional, four-year university in Greenwood, S.C. With approximately 3,000 students, Lander provides exceptional educational opportunities within its traditional liberal arts and science programs, and its professional programs in business, education and nursing.
Numerous Bearcat teams are continually ranked in the top 25 in the country, and our teams are highly competitive in the Peach Belt Conference and NCAA Division II. Our student-athletes also score high in the classroom, as many are listed on the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll.