Overview

Date:  May 28, 2021

Position Available:  Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Position Reports to:  Director of Athletics

Department:  Athletics

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Schedule:  Part-time; Primarily evening and weekend hours during the academic year

 

Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/head-mens-soccer-coach/

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for the organization and administration of all phases of an intercollegiate Men’s Soccer program at the institution. This position’s most important duties include demonstrating effective coaching skills and fundamentals during practice (both in a team and individual setting).  The Head Men’s Soccer Coach provides an environment that is conducive to the overall growth with supporting academics and spiritual development of each student athlete. This coach also engages in secondary duties, as described below.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Game day strategy and coaching.

2.     Plan and execute practices and training programs, including individual and team film study.

3.     Specific position/individual athlete instruction.

4.     Promote the academic development of each student athlete and a team culture of academic excellence.

5.     Promote the spiritual development of each student athlete and team culture where the Catholic faith and Christian moral principles are integrated into the daily activities and program.

6.     Learn and comply with all relevant NCAA and PAC conference rules and regulations and communicate with prospective student athletes in accordance with NCAA regulations/coordinate visits with the Admissions office.

7.     Coordinate with other Athletics staff members and other university departments on logistical issues such as contest scheduling, team travel, field/venue scheduling/maintenance, and game day preparation.

 

This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Additional duties, expectations and responsibilities may be added or changed as needed to meet the University’s needs.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Must understand, support and embrace the mission of Franciscan University of Steubenville and possess the following:

 

Work Experience

·         2-3 years of Head Coaching experience/former college soccer experience.

·         Knowledge of D3 and NCAA rules.

·         Collegiate soccer coaching and/or playing experience preferred.

·         Recruiting experience and the knowledge of recruiting services preferred.

 

Competencies

·         Technical/Functional Skills: Actively seeks ways to practice and continually improve the required skills or knowledge.

·         Verbal Communications: Very good communicator.  Uses effective speaking and listening techniques to ensure clear and actionable communications.

·         Developing Self: Continually assesses own skills and identifies areas that can be further improved.

·         Decision Quality: Effectively blends analysis, experience, and intuition in the decision-making process.

 

Education

·         Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

·         CPR and First Aid Certification.

 

Technical Skills

·         Ability to demonstrate coaching skill.

·         Knowledge of collegiate level coaching tactics in the development of the student athlete.

·         Implementation of daily practice and game day plans.

 

Workplace Factors

·         Must demonstrate an understanding of basic set up and tear down of the equipment to keep track of inventory.

·         Must be able to schedule matches in a timely manner and communicate with SID for after-the-game interviews.

·         Must be able to handle travel arrangements and to drive a 12-passenger van.

 

Candidates must submit an online application, a resume and a cover letter that demonstrates their fit for the position based on their experience, accomplishments and skills as well as their desire to advance the mission of Franciscan University.

 

Please apply online:  https://franciscan.edu/head-mens-soccer-coach/

 

For other information and job postings, visit our website at https://www.franciscan.edu

 

Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.