| Graduate Assistant Opening: Central Methodist University is now accepting applications for a graduate assistant for the men’s soccer program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Assist Head Coach and Assistant Coach with administration of the Reserve & Varsity men’s soccer team * Monitor student-athletes to ensure academic success: * Coordinate fundraising and community service * Assistance with Budget management * Plan and execute Reserve team training under team playing philosophy along with assistance of First team training * Recruitment of qualified student-athletes for Reserve team and Varsity team: main focus on reserve team recruiting * Coordination of campus visits * Manage work study students * Proper understanding of technology and efficient computer skills * Coordinate Reserve team travel * Assist in promoting soccer program through camps and clinics: ID camp Coordinator. * Team Building Activities throughout entire year. * Attend all Strength & conditioning sessions unless conflicts with Reserve training/games. Bi-weekly meetings with S&C coaches. * Hold or be willing to acquire a CDL Drivers License. Central Methodist University is an NAIA member and competes in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Alex Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org |
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, responsible for assisting in the direction of all phases of the programs (varsity and junior varsity (Lead JV Coach)), including coaching, directing home contests including the organization of officials, scorekeepers, statisticians, media, lodging, meals and travel; coordinating the admission of prospective student-athletes; scheduling and budgeting; managing equipment orders and distribution; updating performances with the Heart of America Athletic Conference and NAIA; committing to the academic progress and success of student-athletes; assist with the scouting and recruitment of student-athletes; assist in the coordination of fundraising, camps, clinics and special events. Attend 50% of all weekly JV practices and help coach all home JV contest. Possible for coordinating retention efforts and student engagement of junior varsity athletes.
Provide excellent customer service to our students, donors, sponsors, alumni and all of our internal and external constituents. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 55% Lead Junior Varsity Coach Game and Practice Preparation (Varsity and Junior Varsity) Player Skill and Team Cohesion Development 15% Assist Varsity Team and assist in supervision of Athletes and Graduate & Student Coaches 15% Recruiting, Retention and Continuing Eligibility 5% Program Compliance with NAIA, HAAC and CMU Rules, Policies and Guidelines 5% Program-Specific, Department Fund Raising, Fiscal Management 5% Other
MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for graduate assistant coaches, student coaches, volunteer coaches and managers
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor Degree required. College coaching and recruiting experience required. Master’s Degree preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: First Aid, CPR, AED; ability to lift 50lbs, stand on your feet for periods of three to five hours at a time for contests and games. Set up field and equipment for games contest and practices.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Collegiate Athletic Recruiting Experience; Public Speaking abilities; Personnel Management Skills & Experiences; Microsoft Word OTHER INFORMATION AND ATTRIBUTES: Due to recruiting and overnight travel, applicants must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record; must be able to obtain a State of Missouri vehicle operator's license within 30 days of employment and must qualify to operate a vehicle within the CMU guidelines. Ability to gain and maintain CMU driving approval is required.
Must have a valid CLD license within 60 days of employment. Must be able to travel for extended periods of time for athletic contests, recruiting activities and athletic fundraising events. Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Alex Nichols at email@example.com CMU employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole. They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented. Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of Central Methodist University. Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.