• Administers Men's Varsity Lacrosse and coordinates all related activities, which includes recruiting, scheduling, practice sessions, and equipment purchases in conjunction with the overall strategic plan for Athletics. • Planning and coaching practice sessions and games; teaches advanced-level skills and game strategies. • Identifies and recruits qualified student-athletes. • Counsels students on general and Men's Lacrosse-related matters. Refers students to appropriate sources, when necessary. • Monitors academic progress of student athletes; collaborates with class deans; serves as a mentor to athletes helping to resolve academic and non-academic issues; makes him/herself available to coaches and players before, during, and after practices, games, and events. Establishes relationship with faculty and develops ongoing system of communication. • Develops and maintains liaison relationship with Health Services, Residential Education, Student Activities and Leadership Programs, and other appropriate departments in order to facilitate program development and management for student athletes. • Represents the College and Men's Lacrosse at on and off campus events, including recruiting events, showcases, and alumni functions. • Establishes and maintains relationship with regional and national athletic associations related to Men's Lacrosse. • Works to foster a positive relationship with alumni and parents to maintain connection with the College. • Responsible for a portion of a budget ($1 – $250,000) and/or for monitoring and assisting with budget preparation and record keeping (not vouching). • Serves on standing and ad hoc committees directly or indirectly related to Athletics. • Assumes additional secondary responsibilities in the department as required by the Senior Director of Athletics and Athletic Advancement.
Supervises: Assistant Coaches (1-3)
Bachelor's Degree Required
• At least 1-3 years of experience. • Compliance with all NCAA, NEWMAC and Babson College rules. • Current safety certifications (CPR/First Aid/AED) and Concussion recognition training required or must be obtained within the first three months of employment. • Bloodborne Pathogen training in compliance with OSHA regulations; must be maintained yearly throughout time in the position. • Strong communication skills. • Ability to communicate by telephone. • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). • Creates an environment where direct reports have the freedom and security to take initiative; deals with complexities with resilience, resourcefulness, and optimism; and appreciates open mindedness, creativity, and agility in thought and tactics. • Embraces ideas and changes created by all community members. • Works independently to solve problems; looks for opportunities to take on responsibility; takes thoughtful risks; and effectively acts on new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results. • Anticipates and effectively handles change; demonstrates willingness to try new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
Working Conditions: • Regular Physical Exertion, Walking and Exposure to weather required; Ability to travel; and light lifting required (50 pounds and under) • Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver's License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College's insurer's criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College's vehicle training program within the first 60 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee's driving record based on the College insurer's criteria; and safety training as required by management.