Provide vision and leadership in the development of a competitive Division III Women’s Lacrosse program. Create and sustain an atmosphere that promotes academic and personal growth of student-athletes. Compliance with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy when performing job responsibilities. Development of a successful comprehensive recruiting plan with focus on recruitment and retention of qualified student athletes. Meet goals for student visits, applications, deposits and program enrollment.
Oversee all administrative aspects of the program including team travel, scheduling of games and practices, budget management and travel arrangements. Identify, recruit and supervise assistant coaches. Engage in community outreach and alumni engagement initiatives. Participate in fundraising initiatives for the Athletic Department and the women’s hockey program. Serving as a member of the Student Affairs Division the candidate will have expectations of a broader campus involvement which may involve committees, events, and requirements outside of the Athletic Department. Candidate should have a global view of their involvement in the Suffolk community.
This is a full-time 12 month position with a negotiable start date.
Suffolk is a proud member of the Commonwealth Coast Conference.
This is a new offering at Suffolk with the anticipated first season of competition in Spring 2025.
Bachelor’s degree required.
3-5 years of successful lacrosse coaching experience. Head Coaching experience is preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA and CCC rules and regulations.
Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills.
This position requires afternoon, night, weekend hours combined with business hours and some moderate travel.
A valid driver’s license.
Certification in first aid, CPR, and AED.
Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.
Suffolk University is an NCAA Division-III affiliated institution located in Boston's Beacon Hill. Suffolk has approximately 5,000 undergraduate students from across the US and around the world.
The athletic department offers 19 intercollegiate sports with over 350 student-athletes. Suffolk is a member of the Commonwealth Coast Conference.