Department:Athletics Position No. AF0214 Employment Type: Administrative Salary: $30,000.00 - 30,720.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package. Application: Submit a cover letter and resume. (Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Unofficial transcripts may be requested for top candidates.) Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 6/23/2019 Direct Inquiries Contact: Robin Hood, firstname.lastname@example.org SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, the primary responsibility of the Assistant Coach is to provide instruction, coaching expertise and leadership to the student athletes of the intercollegiate lacrosse program; assisting the head coach in the effective management and administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate experience for student athletes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Assists in coaching student-athletes, which includes evaluating their performance in both practice and competition, teaching fundamental techniques and providing leadership and instruction, as directed by the Head Coach.
Teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior for the student-athletes in your charge.
Take an active role in implementing a successful recruiting strategy to attract outstanding student athletes to attend Colorado Mesa University while remaining in full compliance with all NCAA and RMAC rules, as well as departmental and university policies and procedures
Maintain standards of performance consistent with departmental academic and athletic expectations as reflected in the mission statement, goals, objectives, and departmental guidelines
Coordinate and implement with the head coach and compliance officer eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student athletes, facilities scheduling, and contest administration and game operations as necessary
Responsible for coordination and implementation all aspects of video game exchange, editing, film sessions, download & upload of games in compliance with the NCAA and RMAC guidelines
Assist the head coach in the organization and supervision of all practices, group workouts, shooting and film sessions and contests
Responsible for monitoring of student athletes' academic progress through classroom checks, study hall, and progress reports
Assist in the coordination, development, supervision and daily operations of summer camps and clinics
Engage in, coordinate and help implement all fund-raising activities for the program in conjunction with the head coach, athletic advancement and its representatives
Communicate regularly and maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with support staff in sports information, student services, sports medicine, campus recreation, business office, facilities/operations, compliance, athletic advancement, marketing, and ticket office to assist in implementation of an efficient and effective program and department
Represent the university at professional meetings, alumni gatherings, campus activities and civic affairs as requested by the head coach or athletic administrators
Attend and participate in department and staff meetings as requested/required
Encourage an effective outreach program with student athletes that provide benefit to the on and off-campus community
Maintain, as appropriate, effective relationships with parents, alumni, friends of the program, and others toward the positive image and promotion of the program
Evening and weekend work is required
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position reports to the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach and must subscribe to the Colorado Mesa University Principles Governing Athletics. Performs under general supervision. Determines methods of performing assigned work. Supervises graduate assistants, interns, managers, and student workers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Candidates without a master's degree must obtain master's degree within three years of employment
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, demonstrated knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision, the ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities, and the ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards
Experience playing or coaching lacrosse at the collegiate level
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education. Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.