NOTRE DAME COLLEGE JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Head Women's Lacrosse Coach DEPARTMENT: Athletics REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics SUPERVISES: Part time Assistant Coaches CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time Exempt DATE REVIEWED: October 18, 2019
BASIC FUNCTION: The head coach is responsible for directing and administrating all aspects of the sport's program including coaching, recruitment, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Demonstrate knowledge of the sport through excellence in coaching. • In consultation with the Director of Athletics or designee: o Select, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches. o Manage sport budget. o Market and promote sport program. o Participate in athletic department major fundraising efforts. o Develop a sport schedule. • Responsible for adhering to and documenting compliance with the policies and regulations of the College, Department of Athletics, and NCAA; responsible for the orientation of student-athletes and boosters to these guidelines. • Oversee the conduct and discipline of student-athletes. • Plan and implement all practices and games. • Meet team specific annual recruitment goal of student-athletes. • Supervise pre-season and post-season conditioning. • Maintain a regular on-campus presence year-round in which above duties are carried out. • Maintain professional conduct. • Uphold the values expected of a Notre Dame employee as outlined in the NDC employee handbook. • Situation appropriate professional attire required at all times. • Assist in Department of Athletics fundraising events. • Abide by all compliance and regulatory expectations of the department, including but not limited to: o Notre Dame College Athletics compliance. o NCAA Division II bylaws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. o Title IX. o CLERY Act Regulations. • Ensure that the program adheres to the rules and regulations of the Mountain East Conference. • Other duties as assigned.
COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITES: Responsible for knowledge and implementation of NCAA rules and regulations in the areas of amateurism, eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, playing and practice seasons, and awards and benefits. Coaches are expected to fully cooperate and participate in compliance related policies and procedures, within the institution and NCAA guidelines. The Head Coach's responsibilities include:
• Attend and participate in education meetings. • Review NCAA rules with student-athletes when necessary and reinforce the importance of compliance. • Facilitate the provision of all information necessary to determine prospective student-athlete eligibility. • Provide complete off-campus contact and evaluation request forms. • Monitor the permissible number of contacts and evaluations utilized. • Provide complete and accurate expense reports. • Provide complete and accurate required information for all official visits. • Declare playing and practice seasons and submit to the Director of Athletics for review and approval. • Ensure team's compliance with NCAA rules related to playing and practice seasons including weekly athletically-related activity logs. • In cooperation with the Director of Athletics, monitor the scheduling process, verifying that the schedule meets NCAA and conference scheduling requirements and missed class time policies. • Educate student-athletes regarding NCAA regulations governing employment. • Annually pass the NCAA Coach's Recruiting Exam. • Follow the established process for renewal and non-renewal of athletically-related Financial Aid. • Annually declare and receive approval from the Director of Athletics and President for athletically related income. • Ensure compliance with NCAA Bylaws regarding uniform logos, complimentary tickets and summer camps.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: • Physically active sporting environment, with frequent high intensity activity with coaching. • Office work and a significant amount of event planning and coordination. • Moderate activity that may include lifting and pushing. • Frequent evening and weekend hours.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree required. Masters degree in Coaching, Sport/Athletic Management, Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, Education, or other closely related field desired. • 1 to 3 years experience in coaching and/or athletic administration. • Budgeting, planning and computer skills.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Notre Dame College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
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