Gettysburg College is seeking an Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. It reports to the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. The assistant coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach in all areas of running a highly successful national-caliber women’s lacrosse program. The position involves working weekends, evenings and some holidays.
Duties include assisting the head coach in the following areas: •coaching during practice and games to ensure proper preparation and readiness for student-athletes, including work with strength and conditioning and video breakdown and analysis; •provide some coordination of detailed travel logistics for events; •recruit and retain highly qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success, including meeting with student-athletes and parents to promote Gettysburg College, as well as use social media and other strategies of to leverage technology; •demonstrate a high level of involvement in the personal, academic development and health and welfare of student-athletes; •provide support to the office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations with fundraising efforts and alumni activities; •additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will:
have earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree is preferred;
one to three years of successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred;
a strong foundation of the rules of lacrosse as a player or coach and a full appreciation and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred;
ability to work effectively in the environment of an academically demanding liberal arts institution and abide by all NCAA Division III, Centennial Conference and institutional policies;
knowledge and experience with, or ability to learn, technology applications (i.e.: film breakdown, exchange) applicable to the position;
maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record in accordance with all institutional policies.
Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members. Compensation includes an annual salary, medical, dental and vision insurance.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references through our on-line system: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2692. For full consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, August 10, 2018.
Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: 2692
About Gettysburg College
Gettysburg College is a highly selective national, four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,700, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. Since its founding in 1832, the College has upheld a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth, preparing students to be active leaders and participants in a changing world.
For the past 13 years, Gettysburg College has been named one of the “Best Places to work in PA” and in 2015 was named one of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Gettysburg was recognized for its programs that encourage employee wellness, maternity and paternity-leave benefits, on-campus childcare center, and collegial atmosphere between faculty and staff.
On a beautiful campus in a world-famous town, students discover their intellectual passion through more than 68 academic programs in classes where the average size is 18 and the student-faculty ratio is around 10 to 1. There are no bystanders here. Students prepare for leadership through experiential learning opportunities, an extensive career... network, and countless co-curricular, service, and off-campus study activities. Recent grads earned Rhodes, Fulbright, and many other prestigious fellowships.