Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach – 24788

FLSA EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Salaried; Exempt; Administrative; 10 months; Part-Time Temporary



Responsible for assisting the head coach with the intercollegiate women’s lacrosse program, including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting qualified student athletes, fundraising, camps, developing schedules, budget management, building community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student athletes, and knowledge of applicable NCAA rules.


This position reports to the head women’s lacrosse coach and supervises student assistants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: – may include, but not limited to the following:

• Assist head coach with all aspects of the team, including practices and competitions.
• Evaluates and recruits qualified student-athletes. Follow a recruiting plan and actively recruit student-athletes.
• Scout opponents and break down film.
• Monitor class schedules, grades and student-athlete academic progress.
• Model good sportsmanship and always enforce sportsmanlike behavior among players.
• Cooperate with maintenance staff, transportation staff, and other who are involved in supporting the athletic program.
• Commit to and responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team, the College, the MIAA, and the NCAA with the utmost integrity.
• Work cooperatively with personnel in athletic department, attend department meetings and activities, and always represents the College positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.
• Support the philosophy and mission of the College and the athletic department.
• Assist head coach with fundraisers to support the lacrosse program.


• Bachelor’s degree required with collegiate level playing and/or coaching experience.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks.
• Excellent written and oral skills, knowledge of computer applications, organizational abilities, event planning and camps, fund raising, financial management and recruiting ability.
• Demonstrated commitment or experience working with diverse populations.
• Must be willing to actively participate in practices and must be able to work weekends/evenings and travel.


• Knowledge of NCAA and MIAA conference rules.
• Experience in a residential campus environment is strongly preferred.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• A strong public service orientation to work well with faculty, staff, students, and the community.
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
• Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work a varying work schedule.
• Ability to travel as needed for competition and recruiting.
• Experience working with underrepresented, first-generation, Pell-eligible, and diverse populations.


Interested candidates must submit the Alma College application, letter of interest, and a resume via the apply now button below. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2024.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Alma College is classified as a selective Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders, Alma’s students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally. For more information about the College, visit


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