Department: Athletics

Reports to: Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Status: Non-Exempt

Purpose: Responsible for instructing student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of women’s soccer and providing input and assistance to the head coach in determining fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques.

Duties:

• Assist head coach with all aspects of the program
• On the field assistant coach
• Coordinate the offensive/defensive game plan with other coaches
• Assist with planning of all practices
• Assist in recruiting of student athletes and maintain database
• Lead underclass recruiting efforts
• Assist the head coach with inventory and issuing of equipment
• Assist the head coach in communications with the Office of Admission and Office of Financial Aid regarding applications
• Assist in communications with Campus Facilities for overnight prospects
• Supervise student workers
• Assist the head coach with academic records and monitoring eligibility
• Supervise study tables for academic retention and assist in the advising of student on their academic progress
• Maintain current knowledge and abide by NCAA/HCAC rules, policies and procedures
• Assist in weight room supervision
• Supervise open field as needed and permitted by NCAA Bylaws for safety purposes
• Assist the head coach with marketing/public relations
• Support the total athletic program
• Demonstrate integrity and uphold the values and mission of the University
• Committee assignments and other duties appropriate to skills and training as assigned by the supervisors
• Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the division; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed

Primary Contacts:  Department Director, coaching staff, Athletic Training Staff, Recreation Coordinators, Coordinator of Athletic and Recreation Facilities, Administrative Assistants, student employees, Student Affairs staff, Admission staff, prospective student athletes and families; high school coaches, Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and other members of the University community as well as the local and outside community

Supervision Exercised:  Student workers

Supervision Received:  Works toward a previously defined objective and uses a wide range of procedures exercising discretion and judgment; consulting and referring to the head coach as appropriate.


Qualifications

Education: Bachelors; Masters Preferred

Experience: 1 year college coaching preferred/High School coaching

Specialized Training: Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs, coaching, University vans, First Aid and CPR


Skills/Attributes

Customer Service:

• Exhibit a "student/customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
• Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students' needs
• Demonstrate ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational and athletic potential
• Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others
• Available to work in evenings and weekends

Teamwork:

• Collaborate well with others and help make Athletics staff a cohesive group
• Communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, division or University goals
• Willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Student Affairs Division and other areas of the University as appropriate as required during high service demand times

Communication:

• Develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining appropriate level of professionalism
• Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
• Demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking
• Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others

Accuracy: Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions

Technical:

• Take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
• Demonstrate creativity and high energy
• Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
• Must possess aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands:  Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work and other demands as appropriate

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To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to: msjsports@msj.edu

Please include “Attn: Assistant Women's Soccer Coach” in your subject line.  A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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