Colgate University, an NCAA DI member of the Patriot League and ECAC Hockey, invites applicants for the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach position within its Athletics Department. The successful candidate shall further the athletics department's vision of being an inclusive community of competitive excellence.
• Responsible for strategic leadership of all activities and outcomes for the Colgate Women’s Lacrosse program. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas: -athletic instruction -student-athlete development -student-athlete welfare -scouting -competition preparation -team management -scheduling conference and nonconference competitions -roster management -competitive outcomes -responsible for hiring and oversight of assistant coaches
•Responsible for recruitment and management of student-athletes to include sustained performance in the following areas: -attracting and evaluating the best fit prospective student-athletes -strategic allocation of scholarship and admission resources, if applicable -ensuring student-athlete academic progress and well-being -ensuring student-athletes adhere to institutional policies and code of conduct
•Accountable for creating a culture of compliance within program to all relevant governing bodies to include: -NCAA -specific conference -athletic department -university policies
•Responsible for budget development and management.
•Effectively support and contribute to athletics fundraising efforts
•Responsible for the effective supervision of staff as assigned. Ensures selection and hiring of high quality employees; ensures appropriate distribution of work assignments and high quality of employee work product; ensures fair and accurate performance assessments and feedback to include identifying areas for professional development and documenting and conducting disciplinary measures, as needed. Responsible for providing fair and accurate input to supervisor regarding employment status (hire, promotion, salary increases, termination); ensures the creation of effective opportunities and programs for employee mentoring, development and sustained performance.
•Ensures positive relationships and communication between the program and key stakeholders, to include alumni, local community, fans, parents, faculty and other University constituents. As directed, required to effectively support athletics fundraising efforts.
•Responsible for role modeling positive behaviors and leadership for student-athletes
Colgate Athletics Mission:
To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence