Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach

Location
Denver, Colorado, USA
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Jul 31, 2017
Ref
003634
Contact
University of
Faculty Jobs
Education
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 32 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division I teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, budget management, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests.
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics.
  • Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes.
  • Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities.
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach.
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes.
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: budget management, contest scheduling, practice planning, travel arrangement, and monitoring study tables.
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division.
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous coaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous collegiate coaching experience.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, August 11, 2017.


Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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