Head Coach - Men's Lacrosse
Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by SUNY Oneonta
The Department of Athletics at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Head Coach - Men's Lacrosse. This is a full-time, 10-month, non-tenure coaching position with a start date of August 14, 2019. Expectations include developing exemplary scholar-athletes who strive for competitive excellence, academic achievement, and a commitment to service. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of coaching, administrating and managing an NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse program. Located in the Leatherstocking Region of New York State, SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts and sciences college with a pre-professional focus. The College enrolls approximately 6,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor's degree programs and a number of graduate certificates and degrees. SUNY Oneonta consistently ranks among the top schools nationally, sitting at #13 on the 2018 list of "Top Public Regional Universities" in the North by U.S. News & World Report and #153 in the Northeast on the 2017 Forbes magazine list of "America's Top Colleges." The College received INSIGHT magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2017 and 2014 and accepted an invitation to join the Colleges of Distinction in 2015. SUNY Oneonta is a member of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), one of the oldest small college conferences in the nation. The College sponsors 21 Division III varsity sports with 23 full-time coaches and support staff including 3 certified athletic trainers. The Department offers a competitive athletic program which embraces the NCAA Division III philosophy and allows individuals to develop to their fullest potential through superior coaching, teaching, mentorship, and support. Oneonta's athletic program is recognized for integrity, honesty, and caring in academic, athletic and community pursuits, and is a program dedicated to the equitable, efficient, and responsible use of its resources. To learn more about the College or the Office, please visit or .
Duties include but not limited to: responsibility for all aspects of coaching, administrating and managing an NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse program; the successful recruitment of academic and athletically talented student athletes; academic monitoring and retention of student-athletes; managing a team budget and scheduling practices and contests; facility oversight; enforcement of NCAA, conference, college and departmental rules and regulations; participation in student development initiatives; hiring and mentoring of assistant coaching staff and team fundraising. The successful candidate will possess the ability to effectively communicate with a range of constituents and contribute to a positive work environment. Athletic Department Recruiting Coordinator will comprise 25 percent of the total responsibilities of the position.
Required qualifications: bachelor's degree; lacrosse coaching experience at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to recruit academically and athletically successful student-athletes; effective written communication and presentation skills.
Preferred: master's degree; CSCS or other strength and conditioning certifications; experience with NCAA Division III rules and regulations; supervisory experience; experience with student development programming; experience working with and serving diverse populations.
To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest that includes your coaching philosophy and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and a resume. Contact information for three professional references is required.
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