The primary duty of the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach is to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of coaching and instructing team members in the knowledge of the sport. May be responsible for individual student/athlete instruction in a specific area. The Assistant Coach will assist in evaluating and recruiting potential student-athletes. Included in the compensation with this position is room and board. This position will report to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in all areas of team performance, including pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition. Design and implement instructions for student-athletes in a specific area. Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and provide encouragement, support and referral assistance as appropriate. Assist in the day to day operations, including but not limited to video breakdown, travel plans, equipment and budget management. Assist with identification, evaluation and recruitment of student-athletes. Implement and develop fundraising strategies to support annual operating budget. Comply with ASC/NCAA rules and regulations and support NCAA DIII / ASC Philosophy and Mission. Promote your program (on campus, in the community, outside the community – speeches to local organizations, player volunteer work, camps, etc.). Attain/Maintain CPR/AED certification. Assist with playoffs (if hosting). Professional Development – annually attend clinics or do other things to better your coaching ability. Represent the University on and off the field in a positive fashion. Maintain appropriate relationships and communicate appropriately with Alumni, SA’s, Team, Coaching Staff, Community, and ASC. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Excellent organizational ability, high level of accuracy, attention to detail. Effective communication skills. Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with minimal supervision. Experience working with Microsoft Office Word Pro, Excel, Powerpoint. Enjoy working with college students. Travel, including overnight and/or weekend.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level. Goalkeeping training experience preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and interpersonal skills.
University of the Ozarks reserves the right to consider an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience necessary to perform successfully the major duties and responsibilities of the position.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Send a letter of interest, résumé, and three to five professional references to HumanResources@ozarks.edu or mail to: Director of Human Resources, University of the Ozarks, 415 N. College Ave., Clarksville, AR 72830
Applications received by July 12, 2021 will be given full consideration.
About University of the Ozarks
The University of the Ozarks values personal attention and collegiality, thus a familiarity with and understanding of a small and residential campus are highly desirable. A sincere interest in students, excellent communication skills, and support of the University’s mission are also required.
Ranked in the Top 10 of Southern region comprehensive baccalaureate institutions by U. S. News & World Report, University of the Ozarks is a Presbyterian-related institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation in a student-centered environment emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The University serves approximately 800 undergraduate students on a beautiful campus in Clarksville, Arkansas, located along Interstate-40 approximately 90 miles northwest of Little Rock, and nestled between the Arkansas River and the Ozark Mountains. The University serves students from diverse religious, cultural, educational and economic backgrounds and welcomes students from throughout the U.S. and from more than 20 countries around the world. Knowing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and rich and rewarding communities, Ozarks is committed to recruiting and ...retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. The University is especially interested in applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences and those with a successful record of teaching and working with diverse students, including historically underrepresented minority students and other underserved populations. Recent campaigns have enhanced facilities, academic programs and other campus initiatives. For more information about the University of the Ozarks, visit www.ozarks.edu.