CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- The Boston College Men’s Lacrosse Program has opened its search for a head lacrosse coach.
The Boston College Club Sports Administration is currently accepting applications for the position of head lacrosse coach for the 2016-2017 Season. Boston College is a member of the Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League of the MCLA.
The position runs from November-May. The total stipend for the position is $3500 ($500 per month) and a minimum of 200 hours of work are expected (average of 25/month).
The role of a club coach is to assist in the instructional and coaching elements of the club's activity in order to help the team towards achieving its goals. As a student-run organization, all administrative aspects of the team are the responsibility of the student officers, not the coach. This includes, but is not limited to, scheduling, space requests, travel plans, purchases and other financial transactions, fundraising efforts, and prospective player inquiries.
- Direction and supervision of team practices
- Attendance at all practices and competitions
- Supervision of the team during trips
- Adherence to all University and governing association regulations
- Commitment to the development of club sport student-athletes
- Serve as an official representative of the University at all Club Sport functions
- Bachelor's degree
- American Red Cross CPR/AED & First Aid Certification for the Professional Rescuer
- 1-3+ years intercollegiate lacrosse coaching experience and/or previous varsity or club sport experience preferred.
- Expertise in the technical aspects of the sport-Strong organizational and communication skills
- Ability to work effectively with student-athletes, athletic staff, and the University
- Knowledge of MCLA and/or national governing body regulations and rules related to the sport
- Current Boston College graduate students are not eligible for this role.
- Integrity and Values: can be trusted to act in a direct, honest and professional manner while in communication with all levels of the organization.
- Interpersonal Confidence: demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in dealing with student-athletes, peers, and the general public; creates and builds positive and productive relationships.
- Adaptability: Responds quickly and effectively to changing circumstances; embraces change and learns from situations to adjust accordingly in the future.
- Strategic Thinking: Strong ability to set short and long-term goals and articulate plans for continued program growth and development.
All positions within Boston College share the responsibility of promoting and maintaining the integrity and reputation of Boston College and its club sports programs.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.
Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to Boston College Human Resources HERE.