Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse - Department of Athletics - Georgetown University

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse - Department of Athletics - Georgetown University

The Assistant Coach for Women’s Lacrosse recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse student-athletes, under the guidelines of Georgetown, the BIG EAST Conference and NCAA; carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission; and follows all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance.

With general policy guidance from the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Make decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals
  • Actively participate in practices and competitions, including, but not limited to, game preparation (including developing strategies and game plans), practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scouting opposing teams and players (including analyzing their strengths and weaknesses), scheduling, weight training and fitness programs
  • Evaluate prospective student-athletes, and analyze and determine their abilities and whether they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown
  • Recommend or determine which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and contact and recruit such prospects
  • Perform additional duties, such as monitoring of student-athlete academic performance; conducting, advising, and counseling student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifying and addressing student-athlete welfare issues; and representing the University in donor/alumni public relations and community program

Work Interactions

The Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse Coach. The Head Coach reports to the Athletic Director. There are approximately 50 positions (full-time, part-time and volunteer) called Assistant Coach who support all intercollegiate programs. There are two Assistant Coaches in Women’s Lacrosse.
Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree   
  • 1 to 3 years of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at college or university o r an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of lacrosse
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
  • Ability to create a database for all prospects
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • General knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal management
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record; must be insurable
  • Proficiency with computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Availability to work weekends and evenings

Preferred qualification

Current First Aid/CPR certification

Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation .

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Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website .

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