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Co-Head Coach, Cal Women's Club Lacrosse (5047U) 27516 - 1020
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2019
Title Co-Head Coach, Cal Women's Club Lacrosse (5047U) 27516 - 1020
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Co-Head Coach, Cal Women's Club Lacrosse (5047U) 27516 - 1020

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 8/20/19

Departmental Overview

The Women's Cal Club lacrosse team started in the spring of 2008 here at the University of California, Berkeley. The club competes in the WWLL and WCLA against schools in the same league all around California, as well as Arizona and Oregon. In 2010, the team won the WWLL Division II championship and was moved up to Division I. In the spring of 2017, Cal finished fifth in the league at the WWLL championship tournament, with a major comeback from being behind Arizona State 0-7 at the half to 15-14.

Cal intends to transition from a regional contender to a perennial powerhouse over the next several years. The successful candidate will possess a positive, inspiring attitude and will be expected to steward the program through a growth phase with improved competitive success and advancement as the core goals.


  • Organize and run structured, regular, well-attended practices.
  • Attend all competitions and WWLL tournaments.
  • Comply with WWLL, WCLA and University regulations.
  • Maintain a professional and positive presence in the lacrosse community.

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of coaching experience (high school or collegiate level preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of human behavior/athleticism
  • Knowledge of current lacrosse coaching techniques/strategies
  • Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with player
  • Compliance with all Cal Sport Club, Department of Recreational Sports and University policies and guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Comfort using email and social media channels

Salary & Benefits

$4,000 over duration of the contract, as well as reimbursement for away games.
Not eligible for UC benefits plan.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Required Application Documents:
  • Cover letter/letter of interest
  • Resume with 2-3 professional references

Other Information

Contract appointment ending 5/31/2020 with opportunity for renewal.
Fall Semester: 2-3 two-hour practices a week plus scrimmages
Spring semester: 3-4 two-hour practices a week plus games every weekend as well as two tournament weekends

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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