Summary: Queens University of Charlotte, an NCAA Division II affiliate, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse. This position reports to the Head Coach, Women’s Lacrosse. This full-time, 12-month position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay or compensatory time off for additional hours worked.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
Adhere to the highest standards of student-athlete welfare
Assist head coach in developing coaching techniques, overall team and individual player strategies
Assist student athletes with individual performance and provide leadership/direction for improvements
Adhere to all NCAA rules and regulations for the sport
Coordinate activities for home & away matches including travel plan, inventory or equipment, etc.
Assist with recruiting and scouting within NCAA regulations and Queens’ academic admissions standards, including: develop database, call potential recruits, plan and organize recruiting trips, and accurately and timely complete all paperwork associated with those efforts
Oversee student athlete weight room training, in coordination with Strength & Conditioning coaches
Provide informal support to student athletes in academic and personal matters
This position is considered a Responsible Employee for purposes of the university’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. As such, this position is required to report any incident of sexual misconduct or interpersonal violence to the university’s Title IX Coordinator when made aware of such.
Support staff in event operations on a regular basis
Participate in fundraising and public relations activities
Participate in summer sport camps
Must be able and willing to regularly work evenings and weekends to achieve objectives of the position.
Other duties and special projects may be assigned to meet department or university needs
Queens University of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity. Queens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex (including pregnancy, child birth and conditions related to pregnancy or child birth), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, national origin, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment and hiring policies, or other university-administered programs.
Any individual with a disability who needs any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to apply for a position or otherwise to participate in Queens' job search/selection process should contact the Director of Human Resources at 704.337.2297 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required
Collegiate Lacrosse and/or coaching experience and ability to transfer the knowledge and skills gained to student athletes
Successful, proven experience with recruiting and scouting
Knowledge of conference and NCAA rules and regulations
Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
Proven track record of consistently modeling positive behaviors at all times
Strong follow-up and follow-through skills as well as ability to plan, organize and control projects through to completion
Proven ability to handle and maintain confidential information; familiarity with FERPA a plus
Valid, unrestricted U.S. driver’s license, or ability to attain same by hire date
Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in experience and education
Diverse candidates are STRONGLY encouraged to apply
Physical Requirements(with or without reasonable accommodation)
Visual Abilities: Read reports, create presentations and use a computer system – 75-100% of the time
Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors and students – 75-100% of the time.
Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling: Write, type and use the telephone, copier, and computer systems – 75-100% of the time
Mobility: Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings across campus – 75-100% of the time
Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly – 75-100% of the time
Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 30 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects – 50-74% of the time.
Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in conditions – 75-100% of the time.
Work in the outdoors, and in athletics facilities and office environments, involving contact with students, faculty, staff, parents, service providers and vendors
Work has deadlines, interruptions, and may be stressful at times
Work regularly involves early morning, evening and weekend hours and travel for competition and recruiting.
Nestled in a historic tree-filled neighborhood just minutes from Uptown Charlotte, Queens has provided students with transformational experiences for more than 160 years.
A private, co-ed, masters-level university, Queens serves undergrad and graduate students in academic programs across the liberal arts and sciences as well as the professional fields of business, communication, nursing, health and education. All degree programs are grounded in a liberal arts core to help students hone their critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills.
With a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, the university is known for its student-centered mentality, welcoming southern hospitality and talented and caring faculty. Queens fosters student success through an intimate learning environment and excellence in teaching.
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By graduation, students have obtained a comprehensive education grounded in the liberal arts and filled with opportunities to ready them for successful careers and meaningful lives.