Head Women's Soccer Coach (w/ Secondary Responsibilities)

University of Maine at Fort Kent
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Position Title:

Head Women's Soccer Coach (w/ Secondary Responsibilities)


Fort Kent


Athletics - KATHL

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Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday


Fort Kent ME

Statement of the Job :

Coach intercollegiate Women's Soccer, recruit as permitted by USCAA rules, conduct on-the-field teaching and coaching. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays.

This position will also include secondary responsibilities in Athletics to service the athletic program and the University. This will be determined by the area of departmental need and the related background of the successful candidate to service the institution in this administrative capacity.

The Head Women's Soccer Coach oversees the day-to-day operations of the program; specific responsibilities shall include, but not necessarily be limited to the following:

Major duties (Essential Functions):

  • Coaches intercollegiate Women's Soccer
  • Collaborates with the Admissions Department and Recruiting Coordinator in recruiting student athletes
  • Plans, arranges, and directs team practices, travel, and competitions
  • Mentor, advise and track academic eligibility regulations for student athletes
  • Manages the care of team equipment, uniforms and training gear
  • Assists with transportation by driving team vehicles
  • Work closely with Athletic Trainer for student/athletes care and prevention of injuries
  • Arrange competitive game schedule within budget limits
  • To represent the University at professional meetings and other special or public events.
  • Maintain roster goal of 24-30 athletes barring any unforeseen circumstances.
  • To function as a member of the University Community by accepting special and committee assignments as may be requested by supervisor, and
  • To assist in developing alumni athletic events, community relationships, and fund-raising opportunities
  • To collaborate with the Sports Information Director and Media Relations office in the preparation of press releases, and the arrangement of media coverage for athletic events, and ensure that the appropriate media is informed of the results of all athletic events.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Secondary Responsibilities:

  • To be determined by departmental and institutional needs, as well as the professional background of the successful candidate.
  • Duties could include:
  • Sports Information and Media Publications
  • Athletic Compliance and Department Operations
  • Intramural and Recreation Programs
  • Game Day Management and Transportation services
  • Sports Center Management
  • Other university duties
  • About the University :

    UMFK's mission is to nurture and engage a diversity of undergraduate learners and aspiring professionals through affordable, technologically-enhanced, and professionally-focused educational programs. The faculty, staff, and surrounding communities help students develop into engaged and productive citizens who appreciate the natural environment and cultural opportunities in the immediate area and across the globe.

    Taught by full-time faculty, our average class size is 16 students to one faculty member. Our students come to us from throughout the United States as well as approximately 30 countries.

    The great outdoor environment of the St. John Valley at the northern stretch of the Appalachian Mountains and forests of New England provides UMFK with abundant resources for learning and research, as well as easy access to the joys of outdoor sports and nature activities. The University and surrounding communities also play important roles in preserving, cultivating, and celebrating the Franco-American/Acadian culture in the St. John Valley and housing one of two Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes in the nation. UMFK is the only institution in the United States located at the center of the French culture of northern Maine, eastern New Brunswick, and western Québec, offering opportunities for students to study and live in a bilingual region.

    Qualifications :


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Prior related coaching experience
  • Knowledge of rules and statistics
  • Familiarity with NCAA/NAIA/USCAA standards, rules, and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deal with a wide variety of people in a courteous, tactful and efficient manner, organization skills, detailed-oriented, and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Preferred:

  • Previous collegiate basketball playing experience
  • Previous college coaching experience
  • Athletic administrative experience
  • Other Information :

    Materials must be submitted electronically via ‘apply for job' on posting at https: // umfk.hiretouch.com/. You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

    Review of applications begins immediately.

    The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

    Employees in the University of Maine System are required to comply with UMS COVID protocols which strongly encourage employees to be fully vaccinated or obtain a qualified vaccination exemption. Employees with no vaccination record or exemption on file may be subject to asymptomatic testing. By accepting this offer, you are agreeing to abide by this requirement. Further details regarding recording of your vaccination status and/or exemption will be provided upon acceptance of this appointment.

    The University of Maine at Fort Kent is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).


    Fiscal Year (12 Months)

    Required Documents:

    Cover Letter, Resume/CV

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