Employment Opportunities

Current employment opportunities in Ursinus College Athletics:

Head Coach - Men's Lacrosse

Summary and Scope of Position:

The Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach is responsible for the administration and organization of a successful athletic program that competes in the Centennial Conference at the NCAA Division III level.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, schedule and organize daily practice sessions, game preparation for competition and off-season training
  • Schedule games and practices in consultation with the Associate Athletic Director
  • Organize and administer the recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and Ursinus College policies and procedures
  • Organize, direct, and mentor the coaching staff to carry out the goals and objectives of the program
  • Responsibly expend allocated budget and ensure that the budget balances each fiscal year
  • Engage in regular consultation with athletic training personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes
  • Implement appropriate risk management strategies at all times
  • Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of student athletes at all times
  • Work collaboratively with the Compliance Officer in regards to the rules and regulations of the NCAA and the Centennial Conference
  • Field a team that will be as competitive as possible within the guidelines set by the NCAA, CC, and Ursinus College
  • Assist and support the Department of Athletics in administration and operations
  • Work to ensure the ongoing eligibility of athletes and monitor their academic progress
  • Provide general advising, mentoring and support to student-athletes
  • Engage in ethical decision-making and outstanding sportsmanship
  • Execute all of these responsibilities as head coach in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity, and success of the men’s lacrosse program, of the Department of Athletics, and Ursinus College
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 3-5 years coaching experience
  • Knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Centennial Conference rules and regulations
  • Experience with recruiting and fundraising
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, delegation and planning ability

Applications: Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database. 

Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator - Track and Field

Summary and Scope of Position:

The Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator - Men’s and Women’s Track & Field is responsible for assisting the head coach and associate head coach with the administration and organization of a successful athletic program that competes in the Centennial Conference at the NCAA Division III level.

Specific Responsibilities:

Assist the Head Coach with all aspects of a successful sports program, including but not limited to:

  • Prepare, schedule and organize daily practice sessions, meet preparation for competition and off-season training;
  • Recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and Ursinus College policies and procedures;
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of all home track and field meets;
  • Provide general advising, mentoring and support to student-athletes;
  • Engage in regular consultation with athletic training personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes;
  • Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of student athletes at all times;
  • Engage in ethical decision-making and outstanding sportsmanship;
  • Execute all of these responsibilities in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the track and field program, of the Department of Athletics, and Ursinus College;

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Coaching experience in the power/speed events, throwing events preferred
  • USATF Level 1 Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Centennial Conference rules and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning ability

Applications: Interested candidates should apply here.  Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database. 

Athletic Communications Student Assistants

Responsibilities

The Athletic Communications Department, working for Athletics, is seeking game-day workers to assist with filming, spotting during athletic events and assisting with writing and statistical services. Applicants should have a flexible schedule and be able to work evening and weekends. Knowledge of sports is helpful but not required. Will train.

Positions Available

Spotters – Help with statistical compilation by calling out play by play during games

Filmers – Operate live streaming video cameras at games. No prior experience necessary

Announcers – Perform public address duties (pre-game and in-game announcements, including starting lineups, goals, etc.)

Broadcasters – Play-by-play and color analysts needed for Ursinus home football and basketball games, in addition to other sports when possible

Social Media – Update the athletics Twitter/Facebook/Instagram pages with live scores and other content

Photographers – Assist with team pictures, head shots, and potential in-game photography. Prior photography experience preferred

Videographers – Help the Athletic Communications office to produce video content throughout the athletic year, including game highlights and feature content

Writers – Assist the Athletic Communications office with game recaps, press releases, and features

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.