The University of Utah is seeking applications for Head Coach of the Women’s Soccer program to lead, develop and communicate strategic vision, and manage all aspects of the Women’s Soccer program as overseen by the Director of Athletics. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to working collaboratively with all appropriate departments within and outside athletics, hiring and evaluating staff, attending to student-athlete academic, health and wellness needs, recruiting, develop and manage budget, and provide technical instruction for training and competition.
1. Oversee recruitment, management, and development of the women’s soccer program while maintaining compliance with NCAA, Pac-12 and University rules. 2. Successfully develop and implement strategies that promote comprehensive excellence in academics, athletics, and personal growth while also demonstrate support for student-athlete health and wellness. 3. Provide and promote an atmosphere that values sportsmanship and respect. 4. Supervise sport-specific staff while maintaining a culture of compliance and a collaborative working relationship with support staff (e.g., nutrition, strength and conditioning, athletic training, compliance, and academics). 5. Follow proper procedures with University Admissions, Financial Aid, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, and other University partners. 6. Demonstrate a commitment to academic integrity and the expectation of excellence in the classroom. 7. Exemplify strong public relations skills with media, alumni and program supporters, and other University partners including participation in community service, speaking engagements, alumni events, fundraising efforts, etc. 8. Exhibit ethical and professional conduct in all aspects of performing this role. 9. Show a commitment to creating a program culture that values diversity and promotes inclusion. 10. Develop and submit the sport’s operating budget yearly and demonstrate effective budget management by overseeing and operating within a balanced budget.
Candidates must have extensive coaching and player development experience, preferably at the Division 1 Level. A bachelor’s degree is required along with at least six years of coaching experience. All candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of NCAA rules. The position is a full-time, benefited position.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Internal Number: PRN25952B
About UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City is a large public university set in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain range. Inspiring views complement the vast opportunities campus provides. On July 1, 2011, the University of Utah became a member of the Pac-12 Conference. The university is only minutes away from world-class ski resorts, and rugged mountain bike trails the U attracts a wide range of sport enthusiasts.