ASSISTANT SOCCER COACH (GOALIES)-DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR MEN AND WOMEN
Location: Monmouth, Illinois
4 Year Degree
PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Soccer Coach-Director of Operations provides assistance to the Head Soccer Coaches with regard to coaching and recruitment of Soccer players. As Assistant Soccer Coach-Director of Operations he/she provides assistance to the head coaches as directed. Specific duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:
1.Assist with the teaching and training of soccer players (Goalies) at Monmouth College.
2.Assist with the evaluation, recruitment and retention of soccer athletes, specifically goalies and defensive players at Monmouth College.
3.Assist with meeting the recruitment and retention goals set and assessed annually by the College.
4.Assist with visiting and for recruitment purposes prospective students and their families following the guidelines of the Midwest Conference and NCAA Division III.
5.Assist the Head Coaches with recruitment reports.
6.Assist with daily planning, organization and supervision of practices and competitions.
7.The Director of Operations for Soccer is responsible for providing administrative direction and assistance to the men and women soccer programs, as well as assisting in the daily operations of the program
8.Contribute to the overall program of a residential college.
9.Other duties as assigned.
WORK RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to the Head Soccer Coaches who reports to the Athletic Director and through the Director to the Associate Vice President for Student Life. The Director of Operation/ Assistant Coach also works directly with other members of the Athletic Department and Student Affairs Staff, and has daily contact with students, staff, faculty, and persons outside the campus community. Contact with prospective students and their parents as well as a high school and community college coach is expected.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATION: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred. Effective experience as a college or university soccer coach. Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques associated with Soccer Goalies/Defense is required. Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate complex tasks and procedures. Excellent organization and supervision skills. Excellent communication skills. Maintain valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Willingness and ability to work effectively with all campus and associated constituencies. Have a working familiarity with computer systems (including social media).
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is normally performed in a gymnasium or game field setting with some travel via automobile to/from away matches required:
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Dexterity sufficient to manipulate objects with fingers, for example operating a computer keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word, discerning and conveying (exchanging) information.
Vision sufficient to see within normal parameters.
Hearing sufficient to hear within normal range.
Mobility sufficient to complete responsibilities.
Occasionally required to move or transport (lift) items weighing up to 25 pounds.
All requirements are subject to change, with possible modifications made to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS OF POSITION: Conduct is expected to be professional and courteous. Duties and responsibilities are to be carried out in a manner which promotes and is consistent with the intrinsic goals of Monmouth College.