Employment Opportunities

Position:
Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach
Department:
Athletics
Date Posted:
01/03/2018
Closing Date:
01/08/2018

Description

The Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach provides support to the Head Coach in planning all phases of a Division I program. The candidate is responsible for assisting with identifying and recruiting talented student-athletes.  The Assistant Coach must be knowledgeable of all NCAA, MEAC, and Hampton University Rules and Regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the head coach with practice preparation, plans and team supervision.
  • Attends practice sessions, team meetings, and home and away contests.
  • Demonstrates an explicit understanding of all NCAA and conference rules and regulations.
  • Abides by all polices, practices and philosophies of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program and Hampton University
  • Train student-athletes and manage all aspects of practices, games and player development
  • Foster an environment of academic excellence among all student-athletes through adherence to all departmental and University academic requirements (i.e. study hall, tutoring, etc.)

  • Maintain Hampton University, MEAC and NCAA compliance at all times;

  • Manage team travel arrangements, perform administrative duties and sound fiscal budgeting

  • Coordinate the creation of competitive schedules annually

  • Assist with facility care and maintenance

  • Represent Hampton University, the Department of Athletics and the Men’s Lacrosse programs in a positive and professional manner

  • Other duties assigned by the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach.

Requirements

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity functions (i.e. simple grasping, repetitive motion and to reach overhead.  Must be able to transport students-athletes to and from practices and tournaments throughout the year.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required with minimum of five years of work experience coaching golf is required.  Division I collegiate coaching experience or professional coaching experience is a plus.  A strong commitment to the overall well-being student-athlete concept and a working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations is required.  Candidate must possess strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of constituents.  Candidate must demonstrate a strong understanding of and compliance to rules and regulations of Hampton University, MEAC and NCAA. The candidate must also demonstrate strong competition decision skills.  Candidates must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Candidate must also have a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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