Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in The Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 college rankings and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is 'welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone.' Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world. Beginning in Fall 2020, Bellarmine's 22 athletic teams will compete in NCAA Division I, through an invitation from the ASUN Conference.
Bellarmine is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a 'Top 15 City' for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the 'Best Small Cities in the U.S.' Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.
Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.
Bellarmine University Athletics has an immediate opening for an Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach who will be responsible for recruiting, instructing and teaching student-athletes fundamentals, techniques, and strategy of the game of lacrosse, as well as supporting the Head Coach in all phases of the men's lacrosse program.
This position will:
Provide instruction, individually or in groups, to student-athletes on academic success, personal growth, and the fundamentals, details and strategies of lacrosse.
Study game and practice film, plan practice(s), and conduct drills and train in practice(s).
Observe and evaluate training of student-athletes to determine need for individual improvement. Recommend training plan to the Head Coach.
Analyze, scout and prepare in-game strategies and adjustments.
Scout and recruit prospective players for enrollment at the University.
Assist the Head Coach in the promotion of the lacrosse program (i.e. social media, networking, events, etc.)
Abide by and comply with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Conference rules, academic standards, requirements and policies of the Department of Athletics and University.
Off-field interactions include but are not limited to:
Individual meetings with students for off-the-field goals, check-ins with players and university resources about academic performance, resources needed, connections and references to help with life skills and career development like job shadowing and internships, etc.
Contribute to the overall success of the University's intercollegiate athletics program by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
For consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by August 31, 2020 to the attention of Bellarmine University by clicking on the appropriate link in this posting. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Potential candidates will be reviewed by the search committee.