The University of Mount Union is seeking an assistant men’s soccer coach. This 10-month part-time position will be responsible for assisting the head coach in all aspects of the NCAA Division III collegiate varsity program. Must have a clear understanding of NCAA Division III rules and philosophy, a commitment to recruiting, developing and graduating quality student-athletes. This individual will be responsible for assisting with the following coaching duties including, but not limited to, planning and facilitation of training sessions, game preparation, recruiting, and scheduling.
Manage, coordinate and develop all aspects of a successful men’s soccer program including but not limited to:
Recruiting and retaining student-athletes in accordance with NCAA, OAC and institutional rules, regulations and guidelines
Organizing, preparing and executing effective training and game plan strategies
Assist in managing successful daily operations of the men’s soccer program: budgeting, scheduling, travel arrangements, and game day organization
Monitoring student-athletes academic progress
Working with goalkeepers is preferred but not required
Fostering a cooperative work environment and providing mutual support with all constituencies and colleagues
Representing the program and University of Mount Union with sportsmanship, integrity and professionalism
Perform other athletic department duties as assigned by the athletic director
High motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.
Ability to successfully impart knowledge and motivate learning in student athletes
Strong ethical character, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Sport specific knowledge
Proficient with technology applications applicable to the position
Certified in or ability to be certified in CPR/AED
Commitment to diversity
Must pass a background check
Must be able to travel, maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to secure and maintain certification to drive university vehicle
Expectations: Uphold the high professional standard of conduct expected of each person on campus as outlined in our Employee Handbook. Build positive interpersonal relationships in and out of the athletic department by attending College functions, both social and professional; staff meetings; faculty meetings; serving on committees; etc.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. At the employee’s request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
About The University of Mount Union
The University of Mount Union is a nationally recognized NCAA Division III institution located in Alliance, Ohio that seeks to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work, and responsible citizenship.