Women's Lacrosse: Head Women's Lacrosse Coach/Fall Sports Event Manager

Roger Williams University


  • September 04, 2013
  • October 05, 2013
  • USA - Northeast
  • Full-Time
  • Bachelors

  • Company Description:

    Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering 43 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence, and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nationís greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

    Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of that growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

    Job Description:

    Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation, the Head Womenís Lacrosse Coach/Fall Sports Event Manager is responsible for all aspects of the development and administration of a successful NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Womenís Sport Program. The program will be conducted in accordance with all University and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules, regulations, and policies.

    Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:

    1. Coaching/Teaching --
    a. Teach and develop sport-specific skills in a successful, safe and
    prudent manner.
    b. Create, present, and maintain records of up-to-date lesson plans for
    pre-season/season practice drills and procedures detailing the
    desired goals to be achieved.
    c. Schedule practice and game preparation sessions; conduct post
    game analysis to incorporate into lesson plans.
    2. Administrative --
    a. Conduct an ongoing recruitment program through a variety of
    methods, both on and off the court with the goal to attract, select
    and encourage enrollment of high caliber student-athletes.
    b. Initiate new ideas and methods to improve the program in support of
    the University goal of a successful conference and attainment of a
    regional level NCAA ranking.
    c. Serve as liaison and assist with developing and operating programs
    and classes for students, faculty, staff, and the community.
    d. Serve as the event manager for Fall sports home events including
    scheduling staff, managing outside resources, arranging for
    equipment and event setup/breakdown.

    In addition, this position is expected to fundraise, when required, for the Womenís Lacrosse program as well as coordinate and support the fundraising efforts of the Athletics Department.

    Additional Information:

    Roger Williams University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive excellence and encourages applications from underrepresented populations.

    Application Instructions:

    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references.

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year collegiate institution is required as well as 2 to 4 years of experience in sports coaching. Knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics, and strategies of intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse with the ability to recruit talented players for the program is also required. Candidates must have knowledge of how to conduct an intercollegiate program within the confines of the rules and regulations of the NCAA, ECAC, and other conference affiliations including eligibility, recruiting, and fundraising.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must as is the ability to function in a service- and team-oriented environment. To be successful in this position, candidates must be able to function independently, display strong attention to detail, and work under pressure. Because of the nature of the position, candidates must be able motivate and advise student-athletes. A valid driver's license is required and the ability to travel is a must.

    At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

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