The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution and member of the Mid-American Conference is currently accepting application for the position of Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach. This position will assist the head women's lacrosse coach in the duties and responsibilities of operating a Division I Lacrosse program.
Provides assistance to the head coach during competitive lacrosse matches and practices. Assist in practices and workouts to help train and prepare student-athletes for competition. Assist the head coach in recruiting highly skilled players. Provide assistance in acquiring lacrosse equipment and ensuring departmental compliance with NCAA guidelines. Work with numerous departments within athletics to help promote and support the student-athletes. Support the public relations initiatives of the department while maintaining positive relationships with alumni, students and parents. Encourage community involvement and promote University pride.
A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of (1) one-year lacrosse coaching and/or playing experience required. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. Solid Understanding of player development required. Excellent communication, comprehensive writing and organizational skills required. Strong computer skills to including word processing, spreadsheets and databases required.
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Application deadline: March 6, 2019
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Job ID # 11520
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About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.
With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.
UA brings together diverse disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and online students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.