Summary: Queens University of Charlotte, an NCAA Division II affiliate is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse. This is a part-time, temporary position (12-15 hours/week, some weeks with no hours, expected to continue through May 2020) Expected engagement will be September and October, 2019 and January through June, 2020). This position reports to the Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse. This position is not exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is eligible to earn overtime pay or compensatory time off for additional hours worked.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Adhere to the highest standards of student-athlete welfare.
Assist head coach in developing coaching techniques, overall team and individual player strategies.
Assist student athletes with individual performance and provide leadership/direction for improvements.
Adhere to all NCAA rules and regulations for the sport.
Coordinate activities for home & away matches including travel plan, inventory or equipment, etc.
Assist with recruiting and scouting within NCAA regulations and Queens’ academic admissions standards, including: develop database, call potential recruits, plan and organize recruiting trips, and accurately and timely complete all paperwork associated with those efforts.
Oversee student athlete weight room training, in coordination with Strength & Conditioning coaches.
Provide informal support to student athletes in academic and personal matters.
Support staff in event operations on a regular basis.
Participate in fundraising and public relations activities.
Participate in summer sport camps.
This position is considered a Responsible Employee for purposes of the university’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. As such, this position is required to report any incident of sexual misconduct or interpersonal violence to the university’s Title IX Coordinator when made aware of such.
Must be able and willing to regularly work evenings and weekends to achieve objectives of the position.
Other duties and special projects may be assigned to meet department or university needs.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required
Collegiate Lacrosse and/or coaching experience and ability to transfer the knowledge and skills gained to student athletes.
Successful, proven experience with recruiting and scouting.
Knowledge of conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Proven track record of consistently modeling positive behaviors at all times.
Strong follow?up and follow?through skills as well as ability to plan, organize and control projects through to completion.
Proven ability to handle and maintain confidential information; familiarity with FERPA a plus.
Valid, unrestricted U.S. driver’s license, or ability to attain same by hire date.
Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in experience and education.
Diverse candidates are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation)
Visual Abilities: Read reports, create presentations and use a computer system – 75-100% of the time
Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors and students – 75-100% of the time.
Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling: Write, type and use the telephone, copier, and computer systems – 75-100% of the time
Mobility: Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings across campus – 75-100% of the time
Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly – 75-100% of the time
Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 30 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects – 50-74% of the time.
Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in conditions – 75-100% of the time.
Work in athletics facilities and office environments, involving contact with students, faculty, staff, parents, service providers and vendors.
Work has deadlines, interruptions, and may be stressful at times.
Work regularly involves early morning, evening and weekend hours and travel for competition and recruiting.
The above description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this positions, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of this position.
Nestled in a historic tree-filled neighborhood just minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Queens has provided students with transformational experiences for more than 160 years.
A private, co-ed, masters-level university, Queens serves undergrad and graduate students in academic programs across the liberal arts and sciences as well as the professional fields of business, communication, nursing, health and education. All degree programs are grounded in a liberal arts core to help students hone their critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills.
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