Lafayette College is currently seeking a Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This position is a full-time (12 months) administrative appointment with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duties include coaching the sport of Men’s Lacrosse and developing a team cohesive with the excellent tradition and history associated with Lafayette College and the Patriot League. Recruiting and assessment of appropriate student-athletes with excellent academic backgrounds to a NCAA Division I institution. Manage scholarship allocation to recruit and enroll the ideal student-athletes to the program. Oversee player development. Possess knowledge and abide by NCAA and Patriot League rules and regulations. Conduct meetings with assistant coaches and distribute practice area assignments. Attend department meetings. Coordinate with the athletic administration on the hiring of assistant coaches, expenditure and monitoring of the budget, scheduling of opponents, awarding of athletic scholarship, eligibility, facility requests for games, practices, equipment purchases, major repairs, game administration and work orders, and team travel advances including transportation, lodging and meals. Advise student-athletes. Coordinate fund-raising and development activities. Perform speaking engagements to promote positive public relations for the program and the department in the community. Work closely with Sports Medicine for the care and prevention of athletic injuries and support the overall education program for student-athletes, including but not limited to leadership development, drug and alcohol education, social justice and sexual assault prevention. Coordinate information and game results with Athletic Communications to obtain publicity for the program. Serve as a liaison with various support groups both internal and external. Perform all other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.