The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation, an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.
Reporting to the Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse, the Assistant Coach for Women’s Lacrosse will assist with all aspects of the lacrosse program.
The Assistant Coach for Women’s Lacrosse will support the program as the First Assistant by being responsible for the following duties:
Assists in team coaching, preparing team for competition, and individual student-athlete development. Plans and organizes practice in the absence of the head coach. Assists in monitoring academic, social, and personal development of women’s lacrosse student-athletes. This includes meeting individually with student athletes in regards to their skills, coaching them, and partnering to ensure their academic competency and overall health. Serves the primary recruiting coordinator, which includes but not limited to identifying and recruiting academically and athletically talented student-athletes for the women’s lacrosse program, managing recruiting databases, and coordinating official and unofficial visits. Coordinates team and individual travel for the purpose of team competition and student-athlete recruitment, to include traveling with the team to away competitions. Assists in promoting and developing the program by creating and maintaining effective relationships with alumni, donors, and community members. Participates in events as a representative of the department and women’s lacrosse program. Assists with managing the budget and fundraising for the team. Maintains knowledge and remains current regarding all appropriate NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and University compliance issues, policies, and procedures. The position is based at GW’s Mount Vernon campus in Washington, DC but may require travel across the United States. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 1 year of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Women’s lacrosse coaching experience at an NCAA institution College (preferably Division 1) playing experience
Experience with fiscal management and daily operations of an intercollegiate athletics department
Strong organizational, management and communications skills with attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
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In order to gain a better understanding of your experience, the professional experience section of your resume must include months in addition to years. For example, instead of “2014 – 2015,” it should include “April 2014 – January 2015” or similar information.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Internal Number: S009336
About George Washington University
George Washington University is a top nationally recognized institution and is currently the largest employer of higher education in the District of Columbia with students and faculty from all 50 states and more than 120 countries. Our community is as diverse as the many backgrounds and occupations we represent. Enrichment, opportunities, and work/life balance are just some of the rewards of joining our learning community. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.