Assistant Coach Women's Lacrosse

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Pennsylvania, United States
20 Jun 2019
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20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview    

Penn Athletics is a broad-based Division that serves the University community through 33 intercollegiate varsity programs and diverse recreational offerings. Penn is home to two of the most iconic venues in college athletics, The Palestra and Franklin Field. The Quakers are proud members of the Ivy League. The Division aims to make an impact through athletics by empowering individual excellence and fostering community through varsity, club, and recreational activities. Penn Campus Recreation sponsors 36 club sports and hundreds of intramural teams to provide opportunities to students, both undergraduate and graduate, and faculty/staff. A wide-array of classes and programs are offered through the Pottruck Health and Fitness Center and the Fox Fitness Center for recreation and wellness.


The position is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach with all aspects of program management. In addition to coaching duties, extensive recruiting, scouting, counseling student-athletes,office administration, development,and planning are involved. Ability to motivate recruits and team members, and advise team members is essential. The work is performed under general supervision and reports to the Head Coach.


A Bachelors Degree is required and 2 years to 3 years of lacrosse playing/coaching experience or equivalent combination of education and
experience,preferably at the collegiate level. Candidates must be able to motivate recruits and student lacrosse players for high levels of success in a nationally competitive Division I program. Candidates should also be able to motivate alumni and friends to support the program enthusiastically. Ability to counsel and advise students is essential. Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills are required. Ability and willingness to work evenings/weekends/holidays and travel as required by competitive and practice schedules. Valid drivers license required.

Affirmative Action Statement    

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements  

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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