MISSION: To educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.
SUMMARY: Corban University has an opportunity to establish our new Men's and Women’s varsity Lacrosse programs. This initial position will have the assignment to develop both the men’s and women’s programs including recruiting both men and women for 2019/20. The coach will ultimately become one of two head coaches with the option of growing into the Lacrosse Program Director (based on performance).The Head Lacrosse Coach is responsible to oversee the lacrosse program in the best interest of the University, and to adhere to the mission and policies of Corban University, the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
Build, recruit, and develop varsity lacrosse for both men’s and women’s teams.
Responsible for team building and skill development.
Maintain expert knowledge of skills and strategies related to the sport.
Direct strategy and manage players’ involvement during athletic practices or contests.
Help develop a program to aid student athletes who are having academic difficulties helping to monitor the academic development of student athletes toward graduation.
Participate in scheduling process for competitive events.
Partner with Athletics Department staff to plan and oversee away event details (Travel, Meal, Lodging etc.).
Responsible for motivating, encouraging, disciplining and maintaining sportsmanship.
Partner with Sports Information Director to track and provide statistical information.
Help maintain and care for athletic facilities.
Delegate responsibilities to assistants, managers and team members.
Responsible to accurately monitor his/her portion of the athletic budget.
Responsible for proper checkout, use, storage (both in and out of season), cleaning, marking and inventory of all equipment.
Recommend to the Athletic Director award winners for the particular sport and recommend changes and improvements as needed.
Coordinate and direct the recruiting for the program.
Partner with the Athletics Director in the hiring of assistant coaches.
Foster and maintain quality alumni and constituent connections to enhance the vigor of the program.
Manage athletics scholarship funding within the parameters set by the Director of Athletics.
Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated effective leadership and communication skills.
Demonstrated strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept.
Demonstrated effective recruitment strategies.
Ability to organize and implement effective game and practice strategies.
Working knowledge of CCC, NAIA and institutional rules and regulations.
Playing and coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred.
Knowledge of sports management.
Demonstrated ability to work alongside of students in a cooperative and collaborative style.
Self-motivated and detail oriented.
Demonstrated organizational and problem solving abilities.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Ability to support and encourage student athletes in integrating academic, athletic and spiritual pursuits.
Coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, etc.).
Demonstrated high degree of sportsmanship and moral standards.
Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and encourage university-age students.
Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university’s mission as described in our Statement of Faith.
Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God’s kingdom, engages in global concerns and connects culturally.
About Corban University
Corban University is an independent Christian university in Salem, Oregon, with more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. As a member of the Cascade Collegiate Conference, Corban is affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Corban University Athletics is committed to fielding teams of Christian student-athletes who represent Christ and the University at a top level of competition. Athletics at Corban exists to integrate and enhance the mission of the University, while providing student-athletes and the college community opportunities for spiritual, academic, and athletic growth and development. Corban has claimed numerous CCC Championships since all Warrior sports joined the CCC in 1994.
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