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Head Mens Lacrosse Coach

Haverford College seeks a full time, exempt, benefit eligible Head Men's Lacrosse Coach. This position reports to the Director of Athletics and carries responsibility for all aspects of a competitive Division III Men's Lacrosse program, including but not limited to: planning and executing all practices; game day coaching; recruitment of qualified student-athletes; scheduling; budget management; fundraising activities; and, adhering to all NCAA, Conference and College rules. Additional administrative duties will be assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct practices and games. Responsible for communication/coordination with the Strength and Conditioning Coach
Enforce departmental policies and team rules as to travel and conduct both on and off the field
Supervise and Evaluate Assistant Coaches
Maintain liaison with college and athletic administrators, trainers and SID as appropriate for a head coach. Maintain communication with faculty liaison
All Full Time athletic personnel must attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, athletic staff meetings as scheduled, weekly athletic logistics meetings, other special college meetings as announced, and Conference meetings
Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference, and NCAA
Demonstrate success in the recruiting of student athletes who meet both the academic and athletic standards of Haverford College and its Lacrosse Program
Operate within a budget that covers all operational costs of the program. Additional team fundraising activities, as approved by the Athletic Director, may be overseen to supplement special team gear and/or trips
Represent Haverford at all times in a professional manner including dealings with officials and opposing coaches
Continued and consistent communication with alumni
Scheduling of all non-conference opponents in a manner that meets both budgetary and competitive goals
Support of community service programs for student athletes.
Other duties as assigned in consultation with the Director of Athletics.
Education, Training & Experience:
A Bachelor's degree and First Aid/CPR/AED certification are required.
Prior coaching and recruiting experience in Lacrosse at the college level is required.
College playing experience and Master's degree strongly desired.
Special Requirements: Include extensive travel, weekends, evenings and the transportation of students. A cleared background check and Motor Vehicle Records check are required.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
Walking (to move entire body in erect position): 3-6 hours
Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): 3-6 hours
Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): 6-8 hours
Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours
Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Up to three hours
Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): 3-6 hours
Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): 3-6 hours
Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): 3-6 hours
To Apply: Interested applicants should complete an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three (3) references by visiting https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Campus/Coach_R139. The application deadline is Monday, August 20, 2018. Failure to provide the required documents may result in failure for consideration.
Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community.
Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College's educational mission. Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Julie Sheehan
Manager of Talent Acquisition and Staff Development
jsheehan1@haverford.edu
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