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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Professional)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Athletics, Wellness & Recreation

Budget Title: Coach

Local Title: Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Posting Date: August 26, 2022

Classification: SL-3

Duties: SUNY New Paltz is seeking a head coach for the men’s lacrosse team. The Head Coach is responsible for recruiting, scheduling, training as well as oversight of at least one part-time assistant coach. The Head Coach must abide by all NCAA, State University of New York Athletic Conference and University rules as well. Other duties include, but are not limited to: recruiting, training and coaching members of the team; coordinating the development and promotion of the program; organizing and scheduling practice sessions; scheduling contests with approval from the Athletic Director; managing appropriate facility maintenance and adherence to a fiscal budget. This position has a secondary duties to be determined.

Qualifications: Required qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience as a college lacrosse coach or four or more years of significant running or high school coaching experience;

• Demonstrated ability to establish good rapport and effective working relationships with student–athletes, coaches and staff;

• Ability to work weekends and maintain a flexible work schedule

Preferred qualifications:

• Master’s degree

Contact Information: Candidates must submit a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references and a one-page statement about one’s Division III coaching philosophy. Please apply by visiting

Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Review of resumes begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation. 

Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly selective public college with about 8000 students. It is located on a beautiful campus 75 miles north of New York City in a picturesque area at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains with easy access to the City and nearby cultural and recreational amenities. 

New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. 

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. 

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at 

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