Hartwick College (a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Empire 8) is accepting applications for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, 10-month position. Working in the primary capacity of an educator, the head coach enhances the student experience and satisfaction as well as raise the College’s image and reputation through a competitive athletic program. This position works to improve the student’s personal and teamwork skills and provide education, guidance, assessment and encouragement. This position publicizes Hartwick College through positive local and campus communities as well as regionally and/or nationally. This position is important to the recruitment and retention of students in accordance with college and academic standards.
Oversee and lead the operations of a collegiate athletic team, including instructing scholar-athletes on the rules, fundamentals, regulations, equipment, strategies and techniques of the sport by designing instructions for individual student-athletes and team needs.
Assess player’s skills, monitor players during competition and practice, and track athletic performance of students.
Demonstrate commitment to excellence, innovation and diversity by building healthy relationships with the students, responding to their concerns, advising students both personally and academically to contribute to their personal growth and academic success.
Recruit qualified students in accordance with College standards.
This position will also include other assignment(s) by the Director of Athletics, including teaching PHED skill courses, and/or PE coaching courses.
Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external constituents.
Position responsibilities must be completed in accordance with the all federal, state, local, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, College, Empire 8, NCAA, and other related association rules and regulations.
Additional expectations include:
Hire, supervisor, and evaluate assistant coaches General office work (email, database management, phone calls, etc)
Create budget, order supplies following proper protocol, and stay within defined budget parameters
Be a positive member of the department by supporting other programs and find ways to be involved for the betterment of the department and College (i.e. attend Code Blue events, volunteer for special department events)
Service to the Hartwick community through committee work and/or service to National organizations through committee work (i.e., department committees, NCAA, Coaching Associations)
As a college administrator, the head coach is expected to comport him/herself in a professional manner at all times, both on and off campus
Attend important College functions (i.e., State of the College Address, Assessment Forum, and Conversations with the President)
Participate in significant campus activities including Commencement Weekend
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (Master’s preferred) with between 3 and 5 years of experience in an assistant or head coach position. The successful candidate must demonstrate effective teaching methods and be able to provide academic guidance and mentoring to scholar-athletes. The candidate should possess excellent leadership, role modeling, organizational, interpersonal, time management, and written and verbal communication skills. Ability to multi-task and handle a job with a daily change of pace; supervisory skills a plus. General computer skills required, including Microsoft software (Word, Excel, etc.). Must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA regulations and be up to date with safety rules and regulations, and proper certifications. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable through the College. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required.
To apply, please submit two single pdf copies of your application materials. One of these copies should have any and all reference to your name redacted. The other copy should leave any reference to your name intact. Both copies should be inclusive of the content below.
the names and contact information for three references (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor)
All materials should be sent electronically to Suzanne Janitz, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org with [Position Title] in the subject line. Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P. O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About Hartwick College
An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.
Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”
Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidat...es to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.