Head Men's Lacrosse Coach

The Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach will:
Be responsible for all aspects of coaching functions related to lacrosse, recruiting, budget management and administering all aspects of the lacrosse program, along with being a relentless supporter of Virginia State University and the athletics department. Abide by the rules and regulations established by VSU, the Central Intercollegiate and the NCAA. As an employee of Virginia State University, the head lacrosse coach is obligated to cooperate fully in all reported NCAA infractions per NCAA Bylaw. Assist the agency and/or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor. Complete all other duties as assigned by Associate VP for Intercollegiate Athletics.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to provide leadership, teach and demonstrate basic fundamental lacrosse skills. Demonstrated experience recruiting, retention and academic success of student- athletes. Knowledge of NCAA compliance rules and regulations is required. Must have the ability to work evenings and weekends, as well as travel as needed. Must have the ability to use computer technology. Must demonstrate the ability and capacity to lead with consistent and contagious energy. Must be able to operate motor vehicles within the Commonwealth and Virginia State University written guidelines. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License within 60 days of hire and throughout the duration of employment. Bachelor’s degree required. Supervisory experience required

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree is a plus.
CPR/AED Certification.

Special Requirements

Employment offers may be subject to any of the following:
  • Extensive criminal background check
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Employment reference checks
  • Driving record check

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Virginia State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. VSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Virginia State University only accepts applications for this position through the on-line state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. The application must be detailed and fully completed. All employment and periods of unemployment (if applicable) must be listed within the application; either on an attached resume, or manually listed in the “Relevant Work History” section. Each application is reviewed for documentation that shows the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications stated in the job announcement. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide descriptive information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may result in your non-selection. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.


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