Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.
Xavier University is adding the sport of Women’s Lacrosse, with the, inaugural season of competition to be the 2022-2023 academic year and first full Big East Conference season to be 2023-2024. The Xavier University Athletics Department is seeking a Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse. The Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the creation and supervision of the Women’s Lacrosse Program.
Specific job responsibilities include the following: •Develop and oversee the Women’s Lacrosse program, including all administrative operations, team travel, ordering equipment and apparel, budget planning and management; •Coordinate all aspects of daily practices and coaching of all tournaments; •Create and maintain team culture; •Recruit prospective student-athletes; •Work closely with support areas of sports medicine, strength and conditioning, academic support; •Build and maintain effective relationships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the community to generate interest in and support of the program.
XAVIER UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University’s website by June 17, 2021.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required;
College women’s lacrosse coaching experience;
Possess a philosophy of coaching and education that supports the mission of Xavier University and its Athletic Department; and
Knowledge of, and a history of, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations;
Possess a valid driver’s license and meet the requirements for insurability under Xavier’s University’s policy; and
Current First Aid and CPR certification.
Internal Number: 998254
About Xavier University
Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a Jesuit Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer more than 90 undergraduate majors, 55 minors and 19 graduate programs to 7,000 total students. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide.