The NCAA Women†s Lacrosse Rules Committee is requesting applications from interested individuals to serve as the NCAA Women†s Lacrosse Secretary-Rules Editor. This position is a four-year term, renewable once. The term will begin September 1, 2014. A modest stipend is paid.
Reports to: NCAA Women†s Lacrosse Rules Committee and NCAA staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Record rules changes adopted by the committee and update the rules manuscript accordingly;
- Adhere to publishing deadlines in submitting updated or new material for publications;
- Ensure the technical accuracy of the rules in submitting them for publication and in proofreading the corrected version;
- Facilitate production of finished artwork of diagrams or equipment that the committee wishes to include in the published rules;
- Act as the official interpreter of the rules between meetings of the committee;
- Copy the NCAA staff liaison to the rules committee on rules interpretations given by electronic mail;
- Report to committee at annual meeting key issues and interpretations given throughout the year;
- Attend NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III Women†s Lacrosse Championship Events as the official rules interpreter for the committee, as requested;
- Attend and assist the National Coordinator of Officials at annual rules and officiating clinics;
- Provide rules content for instructional videos to be used by coaches and officials;
- Write and develop rules questions for annual rules survey to be sent to coaches, administrators, officials and conference commissioners;
- Perform such other duties as the committee chair and staff liaison may direct.
Preferred Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor†s degree (essential).
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills (essential).
- Ability to relate effectively with umpires and coaches on a national level (essential).
- Extensive knowledge of NCAA women†s lacrosse rules and their relationship to officiating mechanics and techniques (essential).
- Strong administrative and organizational skills (essential).
- Ability to use electronic mail as a means of correspondence (essential).
- Ability to use computer technology as a means of education (essential).
- Experience in officiating or coaching at the collegiate level (preferred).
- A candidate shall not be an active NCAA coach or official.
Application Process: Send letter of application, resume and two letters of recommendation from NCAA coaches, officials, administrators or others involved with collegiate women†s lacrosse not later than Friday, September 13, 2013, to:
Associate Director of Playing Rules and Officiating NCAA
P.O. Box 6222?
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222
National Collegiate Athletic Association - 18 months ago