Head Coach, Women's Soccer

Douglas College
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$18,000 to $20,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Head Coach, Women's Soccer

Posting Number 02039SA Location See Work Arrangements Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range $18,000 to $20,000 annually Position Type Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Contract Employment Start Date 01/08/2024 End Date 06/30/2024 Day of the Week Other - Week days, evenings, weekends, etc as required. Shift Flexible work schedule Work Arrangements

This contract position is available from the date of hire to June 30, 2024 with possibility of yearly renewal. A commitment to being able to work evenings and weekends and travel to and work at multiple locations, including off campus sites throughout the lower mainland, and legally travel to the U.S. is required.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The Women's Soccer, Head Coach position is a part-time contract position that receives direction from the Manager, Athletics & Recreation Operations. The Head Coach leads in the sport specific program delivery and has an understanding of sport specific and sport governing bodies (PACWEST, NWAC and CCAA) policies, procedures and protocols. They will have a strong understanding of a student-centered approach focusing on the development of the whole student (high academic achievement, leadership development, and community service and culture development).



The major responsibilities of this coaching position are:

1)Recruit, develop and mentor student-athletes with high athletic skills and great character;

2) Develop perennial national contenders;

3) Create a community of loyal supporters and partners eager to contribute to developing a top-of-class team;

4) Provide coaching leadership in the ongoing development and improvement of the student-athletes, coaching staff and the overall program;

5) Fully embrace the Royals culture.

The Head Coach is also responsible for ensuring that safe facilities and equipment are provided, current methods of physiological injury prevention are used, and that the coaching staff are properly certified. A key responsibility includes implementing and following through on fund and friend-raising initiatives working with alum and other groups. The Head Coach will also develop recruiting networks through contact with secondary school athletes, coaches, clubs, teachers, parents, clinic/camp programs, academies, etc., and help promote the team through the local media, community and school districts.

These responsibilities will be fulfilled through coordination, planning, implementation, and evaluation of strategies. There is an expectation that proper training techniques for athlete academic, motor, skill and mental development which will be supported by all coaching and athletic staff. Successful candidates must be team players who work respectfully and cooperatively with the Director, Athletics and Recreation, Managers of Athletics & Recreation Operations and Royals Athletics staff in scheduling, facility issues, travel planning, budgeting, apparel and completing necessary administrative requirements. Superior interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, leadership, coaching, and technical skills are also required.

NCCP Coaching certification is required with a minimum three years of coaching experience at the post-secondary or senior high school level. A Bachelor's degree is preferred and a class IV BC Driver's License would be an asset.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

Additional Requirements:

· A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire student- athletes aged 17-25.

· Good understanding of the PACWEST and CCAA leagues, their policies and expectations

· Success at Provincial or National Championships is an asset.

· Experience in recruiting student-athletes.

· Strong communication, motivational, and organizational skills.

· Strong foundational knowledge of sport specific training, tactics and technical skills development.

· Ability to articulate and implement goals in the development of the program.

· Ability to coach during evenings and attend competitions (home & away) on weekends.

· Ability to attend coaches' meetings and related athletic department special events.

· Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize and lead team specific fundraising activities an asset.

· Ability to work in a team environment.

· NCCP making ethical decision making is required.

Strong commitment to upholding the values and mission of Douglas College.

Salary Range:

$18,000 to $20,000 annually

Salary is based on education and experience

Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement

Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/25/2023

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

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