This is a part-time position and hours of work and days will be defined by supervisor. Evening and weekend work is required as job duties demand
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College of New Jersey has an enrollment of 5,000 students and offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. The College is ranked as fifth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category by U.S. News & World Report.
Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the individual is responsible for the successful operation, coordination, management, evaluation and supervision of all aspects of the NCAA Division III Lacrosse Program. This includes supervising all practices and contests, recruiting academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, and conducting all activities within the rules and regulations of Ramapo College, the NCAA, NJAC, and other conferences.
DUTIES: • Primary responsibility is instructing / teaching our student-athletes how to perform sports specific skills in the sport of Lacrosse. • Supervise all practices and contests. • Identify and vigorously recruit for academically and athletically qualified student-athletes. • Conduct all activities within the rules and regulations established by Ramapo College, the NCAA, and other conferences. • Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes. • Follow up with team members on all academic progress reports received by athletic office on Connect. • Supervise and coordinate with athletic office staff the timely submission of rosters, eligibility forms, practice schedules, athletes’ coaches’ evaluations, and end of season evaluations. • Work with the Athletic Training staff to ensure all players have been cleared before any participation occurs in practice or competition. • Work closely with Athletic Training staff for the care and prevention of athletic injuries. • Work closely with the Sports Performance Coordinator with fitness and conditioning training. • Supervise the completion of all paperwork required for team travel and meal money. • Coordinate information and contest results with Sports Information/Marketing Coordinator to insure accurate reporting, promotion, and publicity for the program. • Develop an appropriately competitive schedule of games and contests. • Select, supervise, and mentor all assistant coaches. Work closely with them clearly outlining their duties and responsibilities. • Organize and supervise scouting of opponents. • Monitor distribution, use and return of uniforms. • Maintain rapport with college community and alumni. • Raise funds as necessary and coordinates with the Office of Institutional Advancement and the Athletic Director. • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, stand for extended periods of time, and assist in setting up game/field equipment. • Must be able to demonstrate sport specific skills and actively participate in practice activities. • Have knowledge of and ability to instantly implement Athletics’ Emergency Medical Plan. • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics • Serves as Athletic Facilities Supervisor when necessary • Required to work Saturdays, Sundays and evenings as needed • Meet with Athletic Director or his designee bi-weekly to discuss progress and problems. • Note: You are accountable for knowing and following all the policies and procedures in the Ramapo Coaches Handbook, as well as NCAA, NJAC, and other conference regulations.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
EXPERIENCE: Successful collegiate or high school coaching experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Must demonstrate excellent leadership, organization, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as computer skills.
Must pass the NCAA Coaches exam with an 85%
First Aid / CPR / AED Certified
Certified Van / Transportation Safety
EEO Statement: Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.