• Full Time
  • Detroit, MI
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Website University of Detroit Mercy

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Position Classification

FT Administrator – Coach


Position Summary

Responsibilities include all aspects of running a Division I lacrosse program inlcuding but not limited to: recruitment and retention of student-athletes, academic integrity, commitment to compliance with NCAA, League, and University rules and regulations, fiscal management, scheduling, staffing, alumni and public relations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operate the program in compliance with University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. 
Administer a successful student-athelete recruitment program.
Create annual schedule of competition that meets the guidelines outlined in the staff manual and enables the team to travel to away contests in a reasonable and safe manner.
Administer sound budget practices.
Meet minimum/maximum requirements regarding squad size. 
Attend athletic department functions.
Coordinate and perform coaching duties including pre-season conditioning, practice, game preparation, field/floor coaching, and post season activities.
Comply with Sports Medicine policies and procedures stated in the Athletic Staff and Student athlete manuals.
Retain student-athletes in program, maintain team continuity, and garner student-athlete satisfaction with the program.
In consultation with Athletic Director (or designee), select, supervise, and retain assistant coach(s) or support staff.
Demonstrate concern and support for academic performances of student-athletes on the team.
Field a team that is competitive athletically (finish in upper division of league winning record).
Field team whose racial or ethnic composition is reflective of the University’s undergraduate full-timepopulation population. 




Minimum Qualifications

Education – Bachelor degree, required.   
Employment – 4-5 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 through Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm. 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.