Head Women's Lacrosse Coach/Equipment Manager

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME
  • Apr 28, 2021
Full time Athletics & Coaching

Job Description

 

Position Title: Head Women's Lacrosse Coach/Equipment Manager Campus: Gorham City, State: Gorham, ME Department: Athletics - PATHL Bargaining Unit: UMPSA Salary Band/Wage Band: 03 Work Schedule: Mid Aug-Mid June Statement of Job:

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By focusing our work towards student success, USM Athletics supports the University's Service Promise to be Student Focused Every Day. We live this service promise and seek a team member who understands this and supports our values of Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity, and Responsiveness. We are committed to ensuring our work reflects a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for all students.

If this approach appeals to you, our Head Women's Lacrosse Coach and Manager, Equipment Operations position may be right for you. This is a 10-month, ongoing position (mid-August through mid-May) and is responsible for the oversight of the USM Women's Lacrosse program as well as Equipment Operations. The Head Women's Lacrosse Coach is responsible for the overall organization, administration and development of the USM women's lacrosse program. The women's lacrosse coach will provide leadership and guidance to team members and create an environment where student-athletes are challenged, supported, and can experience success while growing as individuals. The women's lacrosse coach will attend department meetings, support departmental and institutional initiatives, work to support student success, be involved in community service and outreach activities, conduct fundraising activities as approved by departmental administration and will be focused on student satisfaction, customer service, and take part in annual program review. The women's lacrosse coach will represent the department and institution at University, state, regional and national conferences and meetings.

In addition, this position will also serve in the role of Manager of Equipment Operations.  In this role, the incumbent is responsible for managing and overseeing the maintenance of all athletic and sports equipment for the University's intercollegiate athletic sports programs including working and staffing the equipment room, performing laundering services, maintaining inventory records, ordering necessary supplies and overseeing equipment room operations. The successful candidate will also work closely with members of the athletic staff and internal and external group rentals to help oversee and manage athletic facilities, monitor risk management concerns and assist with the day-to-day functioning of the Costello Sport Complex and external fields and facilities.

The Department of Athletics is located at the University of Southern Maine Gorham campus, which is part of the  Greater Portland Maine metro area that is home to over half a million people with a lively, livable community including a hotspot, nationally known for its arts and culture, outdoor recreation, beautiful beaches, and amazing food.  Over 60 languages and dialects are spoken in the greater Portland area alone!

We are committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff.  We welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, those in our LGBTQI communities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Qualifications:

Required:

 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis on teaching, coaching and leadership
  • A minimum of three years of coaching experience at the high school, club or college level
  • Experience working with students in a team or sports setting
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and a commitment to student-athletes
  • Commitment to student development and student success

Other Information:

Pay & Benefits: The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Benefits Information Summary

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To apply:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will need to create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and a statement explaining how a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging can help a team achieve greater success and advance the Athletic department as a whole.

All required materials must be submitted by May 23, 2021.  We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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