• Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

    Mount St. Joseph University
    Job Description

    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.


    • Assist the 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 the 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 the 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.


    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


    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 an 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


    • 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


    • 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 an 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


    • 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 an 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


    To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references.

    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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