Website University of Detroit Mercy

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Position Classification

FT Administrator – Coach

Position Summary

Assist the head coach in the operation of a Division I team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(1) Administrative Responsibilities:

Assist with academic ccordinator for players.
Team Travel.
Pre-games meals (home and away).
Facilities Scheduling.
Summer employment.
Assist with camps

(2) Coaching Responsibilities:

Help coordinate and run practice sessions.
Work with/teach players in groups and individually.
Assist in game strategy.
Oversee pre-season weight and conditioning program.
Scouting and game preparations.

(3) Recruiting Responsibilities:

Evaluate players.
Home visits and Offical Campus visits.
Correspondence with recruits (phone calls/letters).
Be completely knowledgeable of UDM, Horizon League and NCAA rules as they pertain to recruiting of student-athletes.

(4) Miscellaneous

Assist with promotions and fund raising.
Other projects as assigned by the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach/

(5) Other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree 

2-3 years’ experience with college-level program or as a high school head coach. Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Physical Requirements

Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).

Work Environment

Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.

Salary/Pay Information

Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, with nights and weekends as necessary

Employee Benefits

At the University of Detroit Mercy, we continually strive to provide a high-quality, comprehensive benefits package to our valued employees. We offer our employees the following benefits: 

· Medical –

          o Three health plans to choose from with a large national provider network.

· Dental –

          o UDM’s School of Dentistry FREE to you and your dependents.

          o Option to purchase additional dental plan through UNUM.

· Vision – 

          o Exams and lenses every 12 months.

· Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts offered.

· Employee Assistance Program –

          o Provided to everyone in your household.

· Short-Term and Long-Term Disability.

· Life and AD&D 

          o One times base salary up to a hundred thousand dollars.

· Option to purchase additional life insurance, accident insurance, and/or critical illness insurance

· Tuition Remission Benefit for you, your spouse, and children. 

· Retirement Plan –

           o UDM provides matches up to 8%




Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private University, University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. Detroit Mercy seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University’s mission, diversity, and excellence of its academic community. University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.  

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