Head Women’s Soccer Coach and Athletic Department’s Strength and Conditioning Program Director
Jan. 14, 2013
We would like to take this opportunity to announce that applications are now being accepted for the full-time, exempt position of Head Women’s Soccer Coach and Athletic Department’s Strength and Conditioning Program Director. This position requires the ability to attend all athletic practices and events. Travel is required.
• Develop, recruit, and administer a highly competitive women’s soccer program, consistent with the student-athlete philosophy of Division III, which generates College and community enthusiasm and support. Oversee all administrative and coaching activities within the women’s soccer program.
• Coordinate recruiting efforts of the women’s soccer program with those of the admission office; maintain a competitive program through recruiting efforts and strategies. Develop a successful team recruiting strategy; visit high schools to meet with recruits; call, e-mail, and write prospects and coaches; record recruiting action. Maintain active communication with the admission staff through phone, in-person and electronic means (e-mail and datatel). Organize and participate in all on-campus recruiting activities including admissions recruiting days, Presidential, official campus visitors, and overnight visitors.
• Schedule all home and away competitions and set appropriate practice days and times for women’s soccer. These requests must be in accordance with CCIW and NCAA rules and regulations and be approved by the athletic director.
• Assist the athletic director in the hiring of any part-time assistant women’s soccer coaches. Act as immediate supervisor for part-time coaches, student workers, and volunteer coaches. Help to create job descriptions; train, assign and evaluate their work on a regular basis.
• Develop a retention program for the women’s soccer program in conjunction with the dean of admission and financial aid, the dean of students and director of student success.
• Develop and implement an on-going fund-raising plan in collaboration with director of alumni and development as well as the vice president for institutional advancement.
• Operate a fiscally sound program with an annually balanced budget. Review all budget activities and expenditures on a regular basis. Submit purchase order requests in an appropriate and timely fashion.
• Direct the strength and conditioning program for the entire athletic department, with an emphasis on working with women’s athletic programs.
• Knowledge of rules and practices associated with voluntary individual strength and conditioning activities by personnel who have received a certification from a nationally recognized certification program.
• Required to maintain current certification in strength and conditioning, first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automatic defibrillator (AED) use.
• Actively encourage leadership and scholarship among student-athletes. Monitor the academic progress of all the athletes on the teams, in connection with the director of student success, assistant athletic director, and the athletic director. Adhere to all compliance and eligibility rules and regulations. Participate in the department’s leadership and scholarship programs.
• Develop and organize promotional activities for the women’s soccer program including newsletters, alumni activities, Senior Day activities, and other marketing and promotional activities.
• Develop and supervise any athletically-related strength and conditioning programs within the athletic department.
• Perform routine office functions such as typing, filing and copying.
• Participate in logistical activities such as delivering materials to and picking up materials from the campus printshop and mailroom, storage areas, vendor facilities and other locations.
• Other job related duties as appropriately assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
• Three years of experience as a head soccer coach; NCAA Division III experience preferred. Knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance is highly preferred. Successful record of recruiting as a soccer coach is also preferred. Earned strength and conditioning certification from a nationally recognized certification program or willing to earn one within six months of employment.
• Valid driver’s license is required
Deadline for Applications: Open until filled
This is only a brief description of the position.
If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please submit your materials electronically, including a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references, by using our online application. You may also submit the above application materials to:
North Central College, Office of Human Resources, 30 N. Brainard St., Naperville, IL 60540
Or via Fax: 630-637-5755
Or via E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org