Lasell University invites applications for the 12-month, full-time position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach/Athletic Administrator. Lasell University is a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) and the NCAA Division III and offers 17 varsity sports (8 for men and 9 for women). Lasell’s 50-acre campus is located in Newton, MA, a community located ten miles west of Boston. The co-educational institution, offering professionally oriented baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, has an enrollment of 1450 full-time undergraduate students.
**Due to the impact of COVID-19 on winter athletics, this position will not be filled until February**
The Head Coach/Athletic Administrator will join a full-time, professional leadership staff of nine working in the Department of Athletics. The Athletic Department is housed in the Division of Enrollment Management.
Responsibilities: The Head Coach/Athletic Administrator will direct all facets of a competitive NCAA Division III women’s basketball program with a special emphasis on recruitment/retention of appropriate student-athletes; specific tasks include, but are not limited to: practice and game preparation; budgeting; academic support; scheduling of practices and games; fundraising; supervision of assistant coach(es); and insuring the general welfare of the student-athlete. It is required that the candidate will have a thorough and complete understanding of all NCAA Division III philosophies and regulations, and will adhere to these at all times. Regular day, evening and weekend hours are required.
Additional administrative duties will be assigned by the Director of Athletics. Administrative duties may include one or more of the following: compliance coordinator; student-athlete academic support; student-athlete programming; recruiting coordinator, travel coordinator and/or other day to day administrative duties. Administrative duties will also include off-season home event management and support for all department wide events.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred. Previous coaching experience and administrative experience at the collegiate level is strongly preferred. Proficient knowledge of NCAA Division III rules is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the overall education of student-athletes; a solid work ethic; the ability to work independently; strong organizational skills and the ability to interact positively and professionally within the department, the campus, and the community.
Lasell University offers a competitive salary and benefits package for eligible employees. This includes but is not limited to outstanding time off benefits, health, dental and vision insurance, tuition benefits and more.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) references using the forms below. Application review is temporarily delayed due to COVID-19 but will resume in the new year.
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