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Assistant Coach – Men’s Lacrosse (Part-time)

Post University is seeking Assistant Coaches – Men’s Lacrosse (part-time) to join our growing team.

WHY POST?

Post University has an immediate opening for an exceptional Assistant Coaches – Men’s Lacrosse. Post University is a legendary, dynamic, growth-oriented organization of passionate, diverse professionals united in pursuit of life-changing service to countless students.  Our “Make It Personal” mission is the driving tenet that shapes all aspects of how we treat students and each other.  The Post University’s success story is well positioned to be second to none.  As our amazing story unfolds, the Assistant Coach – Men’s Lacrosse will help build and sustain a distinct, transformative culture that achieves Post’s imagined future priorities. 

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists in planning and directing student-athlete training and assesses individuals’ abilities and skill levels to determine appropriate team positions. Assists players in reaching the highest athletic potential possible through athletic training and leadership skills. Must be familiar with NCAA rules and regulations. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within lacrosse. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.  Eligible candidates must possess a clean driving record. Post University uses MVR reports as part of our pre-employment screening process.

The essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist the head coach in monitoring the strength and conditioning programs
  • Assist the head coach with on and off-court coaching of the team, including planning and implementation practices, individual and team coaching, and other coaching duties as assigned.
  • Primary responsibility – coaching /recruiting/mentoring
  • Assist the head coach with the academic support of current student-athletes, including study hall monitoring, individual academic monitoring and meetings, class checking, and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist the head coach with on and off-campus recruiting activities, including prospect evaluation, database management, correspondences, phone calls, and other duties.
  • Provide input in the evaluation and improvement of our student-athletes.
  • Pass the NCAA recruiting certification test.
  • Assist the head coach with scouting opponents.
  • Assist the head coach with planning all aspects of team travel within budgetary limitations.
  • Assist the head coach with planning events for fundraising and other special functions within the overall athletic department fundraising and development program framework.
  • Successful candidates must be committed to the academic success of student-athletes and be committed to their personal growth and social development.
  • Additional duties will be assigned within the Athletics Department and at the discretion of the Director of Athletics

 PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS (As referenced in The Post Way of Life – Associates’ Daily Commitments): We expect our associates to CARE (Connect-Assess-Resolve-Excite) in every stakeholder interaction. CARE is a framework to guide our every decision and action. CARE also resonates with our diverse associate & student populations – as humans, we know what it means to CARE. 
  • We CONNECT. We believe relationships matter. Not only do we believe relationships matter, but we also know there is a direct correlation between the quality of our relationships and the quality of our outcomes. We invest in our relationships with colleagues, students, and ourselves – we make time to tend to our mental, physical, financial, and professional health.
  • We ASSESS. We take the time to understand why something happened fully; we remove assumptions and eliminate confusion or ambiguity by asking questions and creating context, certainty, clarity, and mutual understanding. We collaborate with others throughout the university by understanding their strengths and their value to the tribe. When we encounter conflict, we first seek to understand and be understood – and always with respect.
  • We RESOLVE. We generate the trust of our colleagues, students, regulatory bodies, and greater communities by always doing the right thing—even when nobody is looking. We honor our promises by following up and following through. We help others learn and grow by sharing information and feedback.
  • We EXCITE. “Making It Personal” is the experience we promise to each student and associate in every interaction. Excitement is the heart of our experience. We find ways to wow, amaze, and delight others by being resourceful and helpful. We embrace change, take risks, and innovate. We celebrate successes and recognize the accomplishments of others.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to complete each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience.
  • Must possess a clean driving record.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and video editing.
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, student-athletes, and
  • potential recruits and their families.
  • Excellent communication, written, and oral skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to NCAA Division II guidelines and regulations.

As a member of our Post University team, the individual will share in a 133-year tradition of helping people achieve their personal and professional goals. Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University has a vibrant campus and an excellent online program. Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills, and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields

Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume, and three references to Post University Associate Experience.

Disclaimer: This opportunity may be withdrawn and/or amended.

POST UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER that employs in compliance with all applicable laws. We do not discriminate because of sex, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, service and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and job interview process should notify the Director of Associate Experience, Post University.

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Donna, Post Employee for 25 years

"You really build a strong relationship with each student, and their success becomes your success."

Caitlin, Academic Success Counselor

"The work environment at Post is extremely positive and happy, and you have the opportunity to connect with your employees."

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