Cornell College now seeks applications for a full-time, 12-month head women’s lacrosse coach. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head coach will manage the operations and recruitment efforts of the women’s lacrosse program. The head coach is responsible for: coaching and scheduling practices and contests; monitoring annual operation and recruiting budgets; meeting institutional and NCAA obligations; organizing and implementing a successful recruiting plan; supervising the physical conditioning and development of injury prevention techniques, pre-season preparation and post-season completion of program administrative duties; establishing and attaining competition goals; periodically assisting with event management for select home athletic events.

Cornell College is a highly selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. The academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility offered by this distinctive approach attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 19 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell’s picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa—an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns” and located in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and a commitment to the values, standards, and expectations of NCAA Division III athletics and a liberal arts college, and an extensive and accomplished coaching background in lacrosse, preferably at the collegiate level, and a proven ability to recruit quality student-athletes. Master’s degree and experience as a head coach is preferred. Must have a valid Iowa driver’s license and insurance coverage (if driving own vehicle) or be insurable.

To apply, send letter of application, resume, and contact information for three references here.

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act.  Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.