Warren Wilson College is adding a new varsity women’s lacrosse program. This position will focus on recruiting a full team during this academic year and will begin to practice and compete in the 2020-2021 academic year.
The college is seeking a women’s lacrosse coach with the right aptitude, education and experience to recruit and build a competitive lacrosse program in the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach / Athletics Crew Supervisor. Ideal candidates will possess the ability to build a program from scratch, recruit, motivate, and support student athletes, and create a strong team performance and culture. Competitive applicants should have proven successful lacrosse coaching and recruiting experience, and have excellent communication and efficient organizational skills.
Under the leadership of the Director of Athletics and Adventure Sports, the primary areas of responsibility for this position include oversight and operation of the women’s lacrosse team including all aspects of coaching, recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, fundraising and managing the program within the policies and philosophy of Warren Wilson College. This position also includes a primary responsibility for athletics crew supervisor. The crew supervisor is responsible for managing and leading students who work in athletics that assist with daily operations of the athletic facilities.
Warren Wilson College was recently approved to begin the exploratory membership process to become an NCAA Division III member. The college will begin the NCAA Division III membership process during the 2019-20 academic year. Warren Wilson is currently a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
Interested candidates should visit our website to learn more details about the position, key areas of responsibility listed in the job description and to apply. Please note that priority will be given to individuals who apply by October 11, 2019 by Noon EST. Candidates must apply electronically. Thank you!
Commitment to the College’s mission and the mission of the Athletic Department.
Previous lacrosse experience at the collegiate level preferred.
Excellent computer skills are required, including proficiency with databases, spreadsheets, and word processing ability.
Be willing to learn new tasks and ask questions.
Team player that shares a commitment to enhancing the student experience.
Commitment to diversity equity and inclusion.
Strong organizational and administrative skills.
Have an ability to communicate with and interact positively with students, faculty, staff, and the broader community.
Demonstrating competency in helping to meet program objectives, working independently, and helps to establish program priorities.
The ability to develop a safe, functional, and inclusive working environment.
A current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use.
Valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one required.
About Warren Wilson College
Warren Wilson College is the only national liberal arts college that fully integrates on-campus work and off-campus community engagement into its curriculum. In addition to its innovative experiential program, the College and its 750 students are known for their strong commitment to environmental sustainability, diversity and social justice. The college also features a top-ranked low-residency MFA Program for Writers and a summer-long Swannanoa Gathering of music and folk arts workshops.
Recognized for dedication to inclusivity by the Princeton Review—No. 2 “most LGBTQ-friendly” in the nation—Warren Wilson College is a Fiske Guide “best buy” and among College Magazine’s “top 10 greenest campuses.” Undergraduates represent 46 states and 16 countries, and the College contributes more than 58,000 hours to the community through collaborations with 257 service partners. With sought-after majors in environmental studies, creative writing, global studies and outdoor leadership, Warren Wilson College is a community of scholars producing graduates ready to change the world. https://www.warren-wilson.edu/