Assistant Coach Intern - Women's Lacrosse

Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Coach Intern - Women's Lacrosse
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary	
Job Function
The Assistant Coach Intern reports to the Head Coach of the respective sport and may have a second report relative to an assigned secondary duty. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan practices and game strategies, game day responsibilities and recruiting student athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University. In addition, a secondary responsibility will be assigned that could include: game management, intramural and club sports, facilities management or strength and conditioning. The maximum length of the intern position is three years.

Specific Responsibilities:
Assist the Head Coach in the following:
•	Identifying and recruiting academically qualified student-athletes
•	Both off-campus and on-campus recruiting efforts
•	Developing and conducting organized practices
•	Game day responsibilities
•	Fund-raising opportunities
•	Counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis.
•	Adhere to all NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations
•	Develop positive rapport with athletics staff as well as the entire SU community
•	Represent the University to various constituents in a professional manner
•	Perform other duties as assigned by Head Coach
•	Perform the secondary duty as assigned.

As a member of the Susquehanna University community, you are also responsible for:
•	Demonstrating a commitment to creating an inclusive culture that embraces differences such as gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, social class, marital and parental status, disability, age, religion, gender identity or expression, geography, and national origin.
•	Understanding that as a staff member of Susquehanna University, you are considered a Mandated Reporter under Title IV, and are expected to fulfill the responsibilities as such.
•	Contributing to the overall success of your department and the university by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. A valid driver's license is required. Desire to pursue coaching is expected.

Physical Demand:
Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports

Required Qualifications	
Minimum Bachelor's Degree.

Coaching or playing experience in the specific sport is required.

Valid drivers license required.

Preferred Qualifications	
Desire to pursue coaching as a career is expected.

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