Job No: 497495 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Athletics & Recreation, Other
The Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach is responsible for working closely with the Head Coach on administering phases of this varsity intercollegiate sport program. This position is part of the Department of Athletics and Recreation at Bucknell University, a member of the NCAA Division I (FCS in Football) and the Patriot League for 23 of 27 varsity sports.
All Athletics staff members are expected to contribute to Bucknell's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Job Duties: 1. Assist with training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained. Perform specific coaching responsibilities during athletic events. Attend coaches' preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings. 2. Perform assigned responsibilities within the daily operations and the overall administration of the sports program, as assigned by the Head Coach. This may include but is not limited to, team travel arrangements, compliance administration, development of scouting reports, planning and execution of marketing and promotional activities, etc. 3. Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University and NCAA regulations. 4. Coordinate with other assistant coaches to scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance of the Head Coach. Be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and assessing a specific geographical area or position group. 5. Serve as an Academic Enhancement staff member responsible for all facets of the sport-specific academic program, including the monitoring of individual student-athletes academic progress as expressed by the faculty. Demonstrate an active interest in the academic progress of student-athletes. Work closely with all appropriate departmental personnel to assure the academic success of student-athletes. 6. Work with student-athletes to monitor adherence to rules and regulations regarding conduct, appearance, and behavior. Provide individual counseling to student-athletes when appropriate, and direct the student-athlete to professional staff when needed. 7. Work closely with the athletic training staff to insure the safety of all student-athletes. 8. Perform other duties as assigned. 9. Represent the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the media, funding agencies, students, parents, faculty, and the general public. Minimum Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's degree 2. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications 3. Valid US Driver's License Preferred Qualifications: 1. Collegiate playing/coaching experience 2. Proven integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations 3. Strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified student-athletes
Physical Demands: 1. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. 2. Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds. Requires standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. Work Type: This is a full-time, benefits eligible role, scheduled to work 10 months per year.
This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.
Salary Range: This is a Staff Exempt position with a hiring range of $35,600-44,500 (E04). The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to): - flexible scheduling options determined by role; - medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options - an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions) - generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!) - full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods. - a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives - a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.