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Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Title:Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Department:All Departments
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: 
DS0058; Grade 6; Steps 1-2

Salary Range: $61,451 - $63,846

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:

The incumbent functions as Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the University of the District of Columbia and as such is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of a successful NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse program. Performs a variety of duties that support and facilitate the activities of the Men’s Basketball program in compliance with all applicable NCAA Bylaws, including, but not limited to the following specific duties:                                                                                                                               

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:                                                                                          

  1. Develops the plan of operation for the Women’s Lacrosse program as well as coordinates the activities of the program consistent with University policy and the NCAA Constitution and Bylaws.
  2. Supervises and provides leadership to all staff and student athletes.
  3. Works with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and his/her designee to develop, implement and manage the budget for the program. Prepares and finalizes travel arrangements for the program within departmental policies and guidelines.
  4. Maintains close communication with the Sports Information Office to ensure positive public relations with the university and the community.
  5. Assists the equipment manager in monitoring and issuing equipment for practices and competitions.
  6. Recruits highly qualified athletes consistent with NCAA Bylaws and university policies.
  7. Recommends within departmental guidelines the appropriate level of athletic grants and other allowable financial support to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
  8. Monitors and implements policies designed to enhance and ensure the academic success of student athletes.
  9. Schedules competitions in coordination with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, and organizes practices and games according to NCAA Bylaws and departmental policies.
  10. Implements and monitors policies designed to enhance the academic success and the ongoing eligibility of student athletes.  Ensures all members of the program are in compliance with NCAA rules.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  1.  Bachelor’s degree required.
  2.  3-4 years demonstrated successful coaching intercollegiate experience

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.  

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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