Assistant Coach, Soccer

University of North Alabama
March 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Ref info:N/A
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S0601494

Position Title Assistant Coach, Soccer Department Soccer FLSA Exempt General Description

This position is responsible for assisting the head coach with planning and organizing all phases of the soccer program. Responsibilities include player development, recruiting, game preparation, and community involvement. Additionally, this position provides leadership and support for the vision and strategies of the head coach.

Essential Job Duties

  • Maintain oversight of program budgets;
  • Assist the head coach with coaching the team;
  • Maintain compliance with all NCAA, ASUN, and university rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and processes;
  • Foster and maintain positive student body and faculty relations with student-athletes;
  • Assist with coaching in a coordinated and planned program of practices and competition;
  • Recruit quality, academically- and athletically-qualified student- athletes;
  • Monitor academic performance and counsel student-athletes relative to academic success, progress, and eligibility, in cooperation with other divisional compliance staff;
  • Participate in public and alumni relations and promotions activities as needed;
  • Assist with cultivating and soliciting donors, as needed;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Additional Duties

    Other responsibilities will be assigned in an administrative capacity – these may include a community outreach program for student athletes and organizing a program that encourages former athletic alumni to support the department.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively recruit and coach student-athletes while maintaining concern for health and welfare, physical and psychological preparation;
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive, effective relationships with student-athletes, coaching staff, administrators, faculty, staff, parents, and the public;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Ability to interact effectively – both verbally and in written format – with a diverse group of student-athletes, staff, faculty, administrators, parents, and the public;
  • Ability to demonstrate respect for and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of and the ability to maintain compliance with NCAA, ASUN, and university rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and processes;
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility, and related functions;
  • Ability to operate a PC and standard software programs as related to employment and position-specific activities;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other divisional staff, coaches, and administrators.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree is required;
  • Playing and/or coaching experience at the intercollegiate level in soccer is preferred;
  • Experience recruiting quality student-athletes is preferred;
  • Candidates with playing/coaching experience at the intercollegiate level in soccer and that can demonstrate a proven ability to recruit quality student athletes will be given preference;
  • Goalkeeper coaching and playing experience is preferred.
  • Applicants must upload a resume and provide contact information for at least three professional references. For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256.765.4291.

    Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

  • CPR certification, renewed annually, is required.
  • USSF D License and/or United Soccer Coaches National Diploma is preferred;
  • Goalkeeping license is preferred.
  • Essential Physical Requirements Standing, Walking, Sitting, Using Hands, Talking/Hearing, Reaching with Hands/Arms, Stooping/Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling, Climbing/Balancing, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds Environmental Working Conditions Indoor environment, Outdoor environment, Noise, Extreme temperatures, Vibration, Moisture and humidity, Dust, Fumes, Poor ventilation, Burn hazards Special Vision Requirements No Special Vision Requirements Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Is the position Full-Time or Part-Time? Full-Time Duration of Appointment/Assignment EEO Statement

    UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.

    We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.

    Position Type Staff Posting Date 02/14/2023 Closing Date 03/31/2023 Open Until Filled No

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Where did you learn of this posting?
  • University Employee/Website/Email/Social Media
  • Times Daily/Other Newspaper/Online Classified Ad
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Insight Into Diversity
  • Discipline-Specific Job Posting
  • Other
  • If you chose other in the above question, please list where you learned of the posting below.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have a bachelor's degree?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Do you have playing/coaching experience at the intercollegiate level in soccer?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Do you have NCAA collegiate coaching/playing experience?
  • No, neither.
  • Yes, playing experience.
  • Yes, coaching experience.
  • Yes, both playing and coaching experience.
  • Do you have experience training at the collegiate level?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Do you have experience training goalkeepers?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Do you have knowledge of the Atlantic Sun Conference (ASUN)?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Do you have experience recruiting quality student-athletes at the NCAA D1 level?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Do you have a CPR Certification?
  • No
  • Yes
  • Please select any/all of the following soccer-related licenses/diplomas that you currently hold.
  • USSF D License
  • United Soccer Coaches National Diploma
  • Goalkeeping License
  • Additional soccer-related license/diploma/certification not listed here.
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • Other Document 3
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