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Assistant Coach, Men's Lacrosse

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S1500132
Job Title Assistant Coach, Men's Lacrosse
Position Number P04202
Division President - PRS
Department Athletics Department
FLSA Exempt
Salary Grade 202
Salary Classification Admin/Professional
Annual Salary Range $24,000
Hourly Salary Range
Employment Status Full Time 10 Mos Regular
General Description

The purpose of this position is to provide coaching expertise and leadership and assist the Head Coach in the management and administration of all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division II program resulting in a positive and beneficial intercollegiate experience for student-athletes.

Essential Job Duties

1. Assist the head coach in the organization and supervision of practices and contests.

2. Maintain standards of performance consistent with departmental, academic, and athletic expectations.

3. Assist in implementing a successful recruiting program to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend the University of Montevallo.

4. Conduct all aspects of the program within the rules, regulations, and procedures of the conference, the NCAA, the departmental policy manual, and the university.

5. Attend and participates in department and staff meetings as requested/required.

6. Coordinate and implement the eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student-athletes, facilities scheduling, and contest administration and game operations as necessary.

7. Maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with University and departmental support staff to ensure an efficient and effective program and department.

8. Develop and participate in fund-raising activities for the program in conjunction with athletic advancement through the Falcon Club.

9. Represent the University at professional meetings, alumni gatherings, campus activities and civic affairs as requested by the head coach.

10. Encourage an effective outreach program with student-athletes that provide benefit to the on and off-campus community.

11. Maintain relationships with parents, alumni, friends of the program, and others toward the positive image and promotion of the Athletics Program.

12. Remain in full compliance with NCAA, University, and Gulf South Conference rules.

13. Comply with all NCAA rules and regulations, and acknowledge this compliance as part of an annual evaluation process.

Additional Duties

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned. The individual holding this position will serve as a representative of the University and, as such, shall promote a positive impression by demonstrating a collegial and professional customer-service approach at all times.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision;
Ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities;
Ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards;
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Education and Experience

The educational requirement for this position is: Bachelor’s degree
Education substituted for experience? No

This position requires: 2 years of coaching experience at NCAA Division I, II or III level.
Experience substituted for education? No

Licenses, Certification or Registrations

Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications required for this position include:
• Valid Driver’s License
• Acceptable driving record
• Successful completion of DII Coaches Exam per NCAA guidelines
• Successful completion of First Aid, CPR and AED certifications per NCAA guidelines

Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications preferred for this position include:
• None

Environmental Working Conditions Indoor and Outdoor
Travel Requirements Moderate Travel
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date ASAP
Physical Requirements

The physical activities required for this position involve:

Standing: Under 1/3 of the time; walking: Under 1/3 of the time; sitting: Up to 2/3 of the time; using hands: Over 2/3 of the time; reaching with hands and arms: Up to 2/3 of the time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling: Under 1/3 of the time; talking or hearing: Over 2/3 of the time.

This position requires lifting:

Up to 10 pounds: Under 1/3 of the time; up to 25 pounds: Under 1/3 of the time; up to 50 pounds: Under 1/3 of the time.

This position has the following special vision requirements:
• Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more).
• Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).
• Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up or down or to the left and right when vision is fixed on a given point).
• Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships).
• Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

Open Date 04/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

UM is an AA/EO Employer

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents