Willamette is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic individual for the position of assistant women’s lacrosse coach. The assistant coach will assist the head coach with all aspects of running an NCAA DIII lacrosse program.
This is a full-time exempt position. This position is eligible for the University’s generous benefits package. Pay is commensurate with experience, background, and education.
Applications will be accepted only through the job application link noted below.
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following functions, which are not listed in any particular order of importance or significance:
Knowledge of the sport to provide technical support while instructing game fundamentals and skill development?.
Assists in the holistic development of the students by providing leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including assisting the Head Coach with counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters.
Assists the Head Coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting practices, training, and competition.
Enforces and exemplifies team and University expectations and standards.
Coordinates and assists in scouting, film exchange, and film breakdown.
Assists in planning and arranging team travel.
Assists in the recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes for admission to a demanding academic environment.
Maintains relationships and strong communication with club and high school coaches.
Travels to attend all necessary recruiting events.
Perform assigned administrative tasks and maintain social media accounts.
Assists in the marketing, recruitment, and attendance of all Willamette University Lacrosse camps and clinics
Performs other duties as assigned.
Collegiate playing experience and one to two years of related coaching experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft programs and major social media sites.
Possess strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication and management skills; serves as a role model for student-athletes.
Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both an individual and team setting.
Knowledgeable on NCAA rules and regulations and adhere to the philosophy and ideals of Willamette University and Division III athletics.
Knowledge of and adherence to University policies, particularly as they apply to student safety and hazing.
Must be able to successfully articulate the values of a liberal arts education and the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the development of student-athletes.
Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.
Ability to execute those physical activities required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Ability to travel and work evening and weekends as required
Must possess a current driver’s license valid in the state of Oregon or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire date and satisfactory driving record insurable by the University’s insurer.
Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain harmonious relations with other staff, faculty and students.
Successful clearance of a criminal conviction record check.
Willamette is a nationally renowned, highly selective private liberal arts university in Salem, Oregon and has become a national leader in sustainability and civic engagement. Willamette's NCAA Division III program is a member of the highly competitive Northwest Conference and offers 18 sports for men and women in which nearly one-quarter of the undergraduate student body participates.