Aurora University seeks qualified candidates for an Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This position supports the head coach of Men’s Lacrosse with organizing, administrating and managing all aspects of the Aurora University NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse program. For more information, please contact Head Coach Reid Mayberry at email@example.com.
Supports the head coach of the Men’s Lacrosse by carrying out assigned responsibilities.
Understands and follows NCAA and conference rules and regulations. Follows NCAA rules as outlined in Bylaw 13 in the NCAA Division III Manual. Reports any alleged violations of NCAA, conference, or institutional rules and regulations.
Coaching/Teaching: (a) Coaches the position(s) or segments necessary as directed by the head coach. (b) Keeps informed of contemporary trends, tactics, techniques and strategies in coaching, which includes developing a philosophy of what to teach and how to implement. (c) Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of practices as necessary. (d) Instructs student-athletes on high expectations for academic achievement; monitors the academic progress of student-athletes. (e) Instructs student-athletes on a standard of proper safety.
Recruits individual student-athletes or territories as directed by the head coach. Assists student-athletes and their parents in understanding the educational programs and opportunities at Aurora University as well as the opportunities in the athletic program. Answers questions to aid in the understanding of NCAA Division III rules related to recruitment.
Maintains self-control and poise; provides an example of sportsmanlike conduct for team members, officials, opponents and spectators.
Attends athletic department meetings and university community meetings and functions.
Handles confidential information with tact and discretion.
Drives university or rental vehicles as needed for away contests.
Performs special and/or additional duties as required by the Assistant Vice President for Student Life/Director of Athletics.
Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university is required.
Minimum of three years related experience.
Excellent verbal and written skills required.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of constituents: student-athletes, parents, coaches, media, alumni, administrators, support staff, campus community and the community at-large.
Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and meet deadlines, strong strategic thinking and problem solving abilities.
General computer knowledge with a proficiency in Word and Excel.
Knowledge of social media outlets.
Evening and weekend availability is required
Flexibility with an evolving work environment important.
A valid driver's license and driving record which meets institutional requirements is required.
Physical ability to endure physically strenuous work-outs and physical exercise on a daily basis, including standing and/or walking for long periods, bending, stooping, lifting; manual dexterity; lifting of up to 30 pounds.
Additional Salary Information: This is a part-time, stipend position beginning immediately.
About Aurora University
Aurora University — An inclusive communitydedicated to the transformative power of learning. Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.