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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Head Coach, Men's Lacrosse
Department of Hobart Athletics

SUMMARY:

Hobart College is seeking nominations and applications for the position of head men’s lacrosse coach. An NCAA Division III member, Hobart competes at the Division I level in men’s lacrosse.

DUTIES:

The head coach will be responsible for all aspects of the tradition-rich program to include but not limited to: planning and executing practices; scouting of opponents and game plan preparation and execution; recruiting of prospective student-athletes; academic advising; contest scheduling and budget preparation and management. Complete job description

QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree is required. Preferably candidates must have a minimum of five years intercollegiate lacrosse coaching experience and demonstrated effectiveness as a recruiter, teacher, counselor and leader. Experience in recruiting under a need-based financial aid program is desirable.

The candidate should have proven organizational and managerial skills as well as a recognizable commitment to student growth and academic achievement. An overall knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required. The successful applicant must be a person of integrity, high ethical standards, have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and have a commitment to teamwork. Competence with technology resources and a current U.S. driver's license are vital to fulfilling the responsibilities of this position. The candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.

OTHER INFORMATION:

The position is a full-time (10-month), benefits-eligible, administrative salaried position. The head coach will hold important administrative duties in the Hobart Department of Athletics. The lacrosse staff includes two full-time assistants and one volunteer coach. This position description is not all-inclusive as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications are to include a cover letter, resume, and a list of four (4) references. It is suggested that one of the references must be a person currently employed as a college lacrosse coach and one reference must be a former player of the applicant's.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Strong preference will be given to applications received by July 5, 2013. Applications may be submitted in hard copy or sent electronically (do not send applications in both manners):

Mail application materials to:

Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
EOE

Applications may be submitted electronically to: ferran@hws.edu

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.