Applications are invited for the position of Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse, with additional duties as Coordinator of Summer Camps and Athletics Operations, at Saint Michael's College. Located in the greater Burlington, Vermont area, Saint Michael's is a NCAA Division II institution (Northeast 10 Conference), and sponsors 21 varsity sports. Additional program information can be found at www.smcathletics.com.
Responsibilities include: •Directing all aspects of the coaching and management of the women's intercollegiate lacrosse program. •Recruiting and scouting. •Coaching in games and practices. •Directing the team strength and conditioning program. •Managing the team budget, fundraising, and alumni development. •Supporting the academic and personal development of all athletes. •Hiring and supervising a part-time paid assistant coach. •Coordinating all aspects of the 7-8 week SMC summer camp program. •Maintaining a visible presence at department functions and events. •Shared responsibility for supervising the varsity weight room and some fall event management. •Contributing member of the athletics department in all department initiatives. •Visible, fully integrated member of the overall College community.
Competitive benefits package including health, dental, life, disability, 401k, generous paid time off, discounted gym membership and excellent dependent and employee tuition benefits.
Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred.
A minimum of 5 years collective competitive and/or coaching experience required, preferably at the collegiate level.
Strong preference for several years of NCAA collegiate women's lacrosse coaching experience, particularly coaching female athletes and as a head coach.
Strong commitment to the overall development of the student-athlete and the mission of the College.
High level of personal integrity and high standard for personal conduct.
Outstanding work ethic.
Demonstrated coaching success.
Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations as well as SMC policies.
Demonstrated success in recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
Demonstrated ability to inspire student-athletes to develop to their fullest potential.
Strong knowledge, ability, and desire to direct all aspects of the summer camp program including organization, marketing, ordering of equipment, hiring AT staff, payroll processing, reporting, and financial reconciliation.
Strong commitment to department supervisory responsibilities.
Outstanding skills in oral and written communication.
A team player.
Good organizational ability and computer competency.
Commitment to the mission of Saint Michael's College.
Must sustain current certification in CPR and First Aid.
Must legally be able to work in the United States.
Valid driver's license and must be able to successfully pass driving record check. For criteria please see the Driver Acceptability Matrix.
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background and driving record check.
About Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 283 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, making clear why Newsweek magazine labeled the college a "hidden treasure" that "deserves more national recognition." The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 379 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability. Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more visit smcvt.edu