The University of Saint Joseph seeks a dynamic, experienced Head Men’s Soccer Coach. The Head Soccer coach is responsible for executing the organization, administration and coaching of the Men’s Soccer program. This is a full-time, 10-month position, reporting to the Director of Athletics.
Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
Develop and implement a comprehensive recruiting and retention program.
Organize and teach individual skill instruction for players.
Create an appropriate academic culture for team members and provide adequate academic monitoring, support and counseling for student-athletes.
Promote the Soccer program both on and off campus.
Plan and execute practice sessions that challenge student-athletes and develop their skills and team play.
Coordinate and oversee all team travel and recruiting trips.
Manage the Men’s Soccer budget while exercising full fiscal responsibility.
Ensure compliance within NCAA and GNAC rules and regulations, fundraising and supervision of assistant coach.
2-3year's experience in coaching and recruiting at the college level.
Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
AED, CPR, and First Aid certified.
Valid driver's license in good standing.
Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents.
Extensive knowledge of both technical and tactical skills.
Commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete and to the highest of ethical standards.
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
Exhibits a high level of professionalism, leadership, creative problem solving, diplomacy, negotiation and sales skills, and the ability to manage complex projects with minimal supervision.
Professional, courteous demeanor and appearance; ability to engage positively and work professionally with students, faculty, staff and administration and represent the University professionally to the public.
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Grade 23; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is a thriving, forward-thinking institution, proud of its historic women’s-college undergraduate program, its co-educational graduate and adult programs, and its ability to successfully meet the needs of an evolving and diverse student body. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1932 (as Saint Joseph College), USJ has an established reputation for academic excelle...nce and outstanding career preparation. For more than 83 years, USJ has prepared students for personal and professional success by developing leaders who serve and inform their communities. Over the years, the University has retained the best of a Mercy-based, Catholic education, while evolving to meet the needs of today’s students and the current job market.
USJ is home to five Schools: Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health and Natural Sciences, Graduate & Professional Studies, and Pharmacy. In addition, it operates two laboratory schools: The Gengras Center, a state-approved, private, special education facility for 120 children; and the School for Young Children, a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited pre-school program for approximately 130 children. USJ’s main campus consists of 90 acres in the upscale community of West Hartford, Conn. A second campus, home to the School of Pharmacy, is in the heart of downtown Hartford.