Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Location
Selinsgrove
Posted
Apr 16, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
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 https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary
The Head Women's Lacrosse Coach reports to the Director of Athletics. The primary tasks are to organize, recruit and develop a successful Lacrosse program in concert with the academic mission of the University. This position will also be responsible to fulfill a secondary administrative duty.
Specific Responsibilities
• Identify and recruit quality student-athletes for the lacrosse program
• Develop and implement organized practices and game strategies
• Coordinate fundraising opportunities as appropriate
• Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes
• Adhere to all NCAA and conference rules and bylaws
• Fulfill a secondary administrative duty as assigned
• Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
• Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of Equipment specific to the sport, skilled in use of PC, Windows Platform, Front Rush and Krossover, must have a demonstrated commitment to the student-athlete experience, evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required, excellent speaking and writing skills necessary, as well as the ability to be a well­ organized self-starter.

Education
Bachelor's Degree required.

Experience
Minimum of 3-5 years of women's lacrosse coaching and recruiting experience required, preferably at the college level.

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

Preferred Qualifications
Education
Master's Degree preferred.

For full application instructions and position description, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/1491

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