This position provides leadership for the students/athletes who participate in varsity sports and physical education at University of Saint Joseph. The position calls for the person to generate enthusiasm for the sport and teach a team and a sportsmanship approach to students. This is a 10-month, full-time position.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)
-Administers and develops all aspects of the NCAA Division III women's Soccer program including: recruiting, retention, technical and tactical development of the team, in and off season conditioning programs and training, scouting, supervising assistant coach, maintaining budgets and fundraising
-Provide a positive role model and leadership to the team, as well as excellent communication skills
-Plan season competition schedule, coordinate travel, plan and conduct practices.
-Effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and mission. Maintain a high level of professionalism on and off the field toward student-athletes, other coaches, parents, administrators, and members of the community.
-Monitor and manage the women's soccer budget and program resources.
-Participate in department fundraising initiatives.
-Ensures compliance with all University, GNAC and NCAA Division III rules and regulations
2-3year's experience in coaching at the college level
AED, CPR, and First Aid certified
Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
Valid driver's license in good standing.
Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents.
Demonstrated ability to handle complex and multiple tasks in a professional and efficient manner.
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.
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
About University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.