Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach
Washington and Lee University invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee is a highly selective, residential co-educational liberal arts university of 1790 students located in the beautiful Valley of Virginia. The University is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, sponsoring 24 varsity sports.
This is a full-time, 12-month position working in all phases of the women’s lacrosse program. The successful candidate will also teach in our required physical education program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to player skill development, practice planning, identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes, scouting opponents, breakdown of film, managing team travel, working with strength and conditioning staff to implement team programs, organizing fundraising and community service activities and maintaining parent and alumnae communication through social media and various other platforms.
A bachelor’s degree is required and a master's degree and collegiate playing experience are preferred. Must be committed to a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes as well as the importance of good citizenship on and off the playing field. Role models appropriate behavior and conduct to support the image and reputation of the athletics program. Strong understanding of various coaching techniques and a willingness to learn new methods of instruction. Must possess a valid drivers license.
Starting salary is $27,000.00 and package includes benefits and supplemented housing costs for an annual appointment up to a maximum of four years. Minorities are strongly encouraged to submit an application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to be assured of consideration, credentials should be received no later than September 4, 2018.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.