Newport, RI - United States Naval Academy Preparatory School
Application review will begin on January 24, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, RI, is a critical component of the Naval Academy where we enhance Midshipman Candidates’ moral, mental, and physical foundations for one year to prepare them for admission to, and success in, the Naval Academy. The Academy has produced noted leaders, and its graduates (many of whom began their journey at Preparatory School) have excelled in every walk of life.
An historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate university, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose-to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
The NAPS Athletic Department invites applications for an Assistant Lacrosse Coach to begin in Spring 2022. The Assistant Lacrosse position exists to enhance efficiency in supporting the USNA Physical / Athletic Mission at NAPS. This position is responsible to the NAPS Athletic Director and the NAPS Head Lacrosse Coach and serves as a special advisor in the area of athletic development. Successful candidates will be required to provide a broad spectrum of coaching and administrative duties in a traditional athletic setting and in a non-traditional military environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The focus of the employee’s efforts principally will be as the Assistant Lacrosse Coach. Responsibilities may include development of assigned players, practice planning and organization, conducting team practice sessions, laundry (practice and game), game set up, and player academic advising and mentoring. The Assistant Lacrosse Coach will provide a safe environment for all midshipmen candidates in all NAPS athletic facilities, provide guidance and direction to all athletes at NAPS, and be responisble for other duties assigned by the NAPS Athletic Director.
This is an intermittent, excepted service time-limited position with an initial appointment of 1 year. The appointment may be renewed subject to the availability of resources, performance in the position, and the needs of the Naval Academy Prep School.
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university;
- have a minimum of (3) years’ experience in either managing, coaching or competing in lacrosse;
- demonstrate the ability to develop athletes at a high school or preparatory program level; and
- display proficiency in the rules, equipment, techniques, safety, and strategy of lacrosse.
- Experience with installing, coaching / player development within the college environment;
- flexible to the challenges of coaching in a military environment; and
- Certified Strength Coach (CSC).
- Applicants should submit a resume and detailed statement of interest to the Search Committee at [email protected]. The statement of interest should explain how the applicant’s career experience and qualifications will enhance the development of midshipmen candidates in a post-secondary environment for entry into the United States Naval Academy.
- Applications will be reviewed beginning 24 January 2022 and the position will remain open until it is filled.
IMPORTANT APPLICANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
- To comply with the applicable nationwide preliminary injunction on Executive Order 14043, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Newly hired employees will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation. The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php.
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.
Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to [email protected] Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position