Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time Work Schedule: Employee Type: Administrator Posting Date: 06/21/2021 Union Representation: Not Applicable Posting Number: AS093P Pay Rate:
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke-free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women's Soccer Coach/Facilities Assistant. This is a benefit-eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Women's Soccer Coach and the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Events. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III soccer program including, but not limited to:
On-field instruction for practices and games.
Creation of practice plans.
Player and team development.
Game strategies and competitive coaching.
Scouting opponents and game film preparation/video exchange.
Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes.
Other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities for facilities and events include: Assisting the Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities & Events in the administration of all departmental facilities, uniforms and equipment, and event management, including but not limited to:
Building, facility, and desk supervision and oversight of the Athletics & Fitness Center (AFC), or other athletic facilities as assigned.
Opening and or closing of the AFC.
Assisting with the oversight and training of student-workers.
Ensuring a welcoming, open, effective, safe experience for all individuals using athletic and recreational facilities.
Identifying maintenance and repairs items as necessary.
Perform spot checks and cleaning of facilities as necessary.
Pre-game set-up and cleanup for home athletics contests, physical educational classes and recreational activities or other events conducted in all athletics facilities.
Game site management.
Laundry and equipment oversight for the athletics program.
Other facilities duties as assigned.
Starting Date: No later than 08/15/2021
Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level.
A valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations.
Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.
A successful result of a background check.
Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by July 5, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.
For full consideration applicants should apply by: 07/05/2021