Head Coach – Women’s Soccer
This part-time, seasonal position will be compensated with stipend and/or applicable seasonal rate.
Department: Athletic Program
Pay Grade: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The main responsibility of the head coach is recruiting and maintaining a roster of eligible student athletes for the women’s soccer program which requires relationship building through the county high schools to reach coaches, students, and parents. Also responsible for the management, coaching and supervision of Women’s Soccer Program and its student athletes and staff. Responsible for supporting the mission, vision, values and strategic priorities of the college. This position will be responsible for recruiting athletes to implement and grow the Women’s Soccer Program. This position reports to the Athletic Director.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Develop strategies to recruit student athletes
- Learn the NJCAA eligibility requirements for student athletes
- Hold organizational team meetings
- Assess student skills and assign team positions
- Develop regular practice schedule and organize practice time to develop to provide both individual and team development
- Determine game strategy based on team’s capabilities
- Work with the Athletic Director and/or Athletic Trainer in scheduling facilities/venues for practices and competitions
- May supervise assistant coaches
- Coach and instruct students, individually or in groups, regarding rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport
- Observe students during competition and practice to determine the needs for individual or team improvement
- Maintain standards of student athlete behavior and provides supervision of the athletes at all times
- Monitor academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met and encourages student athletes to maintain a high academic standard
- Follow established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury
- Follow state, regional, local and college regulations governing the athletic program
- Model good sportsmanship behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards students, officials and spectators
- Follow established procedures for the proper care, maintenance, and requisitioning of equipment, supplies and uniforms
- Complete all college mandated staff development
- Complete First Aid and CPR training
- Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum of three years’ experience as a head soccer coach or assistant coach at the high school or college level
- Effective coaching techniques and skills
- Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with college staff and student athletes
- Supervisory experience
- Must be positive, cooperative, and supportive
- Working knowledge of MS Office
- Demonstrated recruiting knowledge and skills
The work is normally light work requiring exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. Crouching and bending may be required at times.
Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:
- Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
- Visual acuity – Ability to perceive or detect surroundings
- Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand, and convey subject matter
- Repetitive motion (i.e., keyboarding)
- Stand/sit/walk – Able to move or traverse from one area to another. The ability to stand or sit for long periods of time and to lift/move equipment
College campus, outdoor/indoor soccer venues, athletic training facility, travel to sports events/games and/or as required for recruiting student athletes. Part-time, in-season (Aug 1- Nov 30) 20 hours per week; off-season (Dec 1- May 31) 5 hours per week.
Must follow safety regulations and wear any required safety gear; some of the work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms; use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; observance of fire and building safety regulations and College policies. Observance of traffic laws when/if driving college vehicle.
Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.
Directions to Apply
Interested applicants must submit a resume emailed to email@example.com
This position is open until filled.
To qualify for employment, selected candidates must
- successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
- be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
- be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
- be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships
- complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process
Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.