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Head Men's Lacrosse Coach

Employer
Juniata College
Location
Huntingdon, PA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Head Men's Lacrosse Coach

Posting Number:

20110534

Pay Rate:

Starting at $53,400

Position Type:

Administration

Key Responsibilities :

Juniata College invites applications for the position of Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. Juniata is a co-educational, liberal arts college, highly regarded for its academic excellence. Juniata is a founding member of the highly regarded Landmark Conference, which is committed to conducting intercollegiate athletics programs in a way that recognizes, as paramount, the centrality of the academic mission at each member institution.

Responsibilities of the position, include but are not limited to; the organization and administration of all aspects of a successful NCAA Division III lacrosse program.
• Provide vision and build a positive team culture committed to the welfare of our student-athletes, a positive representation of the College, academic excellence, citizenship and competitive success.
• Practice organizations, planning, scheduling, preparation and execution.
• Scheduling of practices and competitions
• Recruit and retain qualified student-athletes to the men’s lacrosse program
• Develop and meet recruitment/roster goals in consultation with the Director of Athletics.
• Provide support, oversight and assistance to student-athletes with regards to academic performance, planning and success.
• Effectively manage all aspects of the program’s budget including the purchase of all athletic gear and supplies and the management of the program’s travel and recruiting budgets.
• Ensure adherence to the rules, regulations and policies of all governing bodies- Juniata College Athletics, Juniata College, Landmark Conference and NCAA Division III
• Participate in overall administration of the Athletics Department by representing the office as requested and cooperatively assisting colleagues. This includes attending all mandatory
department activities and functions, membership on department and campus committees, and participation upon request in enrollment, fundraising and/or promotional events.

Appropriate collateral administrative or game management responsibilities will be assigned.

Juniata College is committed to cultivating an equity-minded and equity-engaged campus culture, one that is inclusive and supportive of its students, faculty, and staff. We believe that all members of the College community share the responsibility to value diversity, seek equity, promote a sense of belonging. We seek candidates who are sensitive to the needs of an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status..…AA/EOE

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
The ideal candidate will have previous college coaching and/or playing experience, as well as, a demonstrated understanding of the Division III philosophy and its role at a private liberal arts institution.
Candidates must have experience recruiting on the collegiate level, possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively, and demonstrate a willingness to work in a team-oriented environment that values community.
Valid driver’s license required, clear of major violations. Juniata College reserves the right to review driving records to determine suitability for position.

Supervision Required/Given:

This position reports to the Director of Athletics.

Preferred Qualifications:

See position qualifications.

Open Date:

05/28/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Organization

Working at Juniata College 

Juniata College's mission is to provide an engaging personalized educational experience empowering our students to develop the skills, knowledge and values that lead to a fulfilling life of service and ethical leadership in the global community.

Founded in 1876, Juniata is a national liberal arts college located in the scenic Allegheny Mountain region of central Pennsylvania and is the intellectual home for 1,600 students and nearly 14,000 alumni. The College ranks highly in the percentage of graduates that eventually earn doctoral degrees. Juniata integrates international, intercultural and global dimensions into its curriculum and experiential learning opportunities and was awarded the 2012 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. Juniata is known for the personal attention it gives to students and flexible areas of study (its Program of Emphasis resembles a major but is more flexible, encouraging students to design a program of study and justify their choices. About a third of Juniata students self-design their entire POE.) Each student is assigned two faculty advisers, and the average student-faculty ratio is 13:1.

Juniata is a very strong community where student involvement is paramount. There are no fraternities or sororities. The student clubs and organizations (over 90 currently) have a positive impact on the Juniata community and on the larger community of Huntingdon and the surrounding area.

Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy not because of legal obligations but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. AA/EEO

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