Oregon State University

Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer

Oregon State University

Location

Oregon

Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date

College

Jul 29, 2021

Role description

The Department of Athletics is seeking an Assistant Coach for Women’s Soccer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

The mission of the OSU Department of Athletics is to Go Build Excellent, Authentic, Visionary Student-Athletes (GO B.E.A.V.S.)
The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the organization, administration and promotion of all aspects of the Oregon State Women’s Soccer Program. Coaching includes instruction, mentoring and leadership, academic supervision of the athletes, program management for the specific area assigned and preparation of recommendations to the Head Coach and Director of Athletics. This position must adhere to the policies set forth by direct supervisors, Head Coach and Athletic Director, as well as Oregon State University, the PAC-12 Conference and The National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Position Duties
55% COACHING / INSTRUCTION
Provides consultation and expert advice to Head Coach and team members. Prepares, plans, conducts, and evaluates practice sessions, as directed. Teaches individuals and groups of players specific tasks and skills before, during and after practice, during season and off-season. Teaches all aspects of soccer as requested. Teaches progressions and drills during daily practice time. Independently responsible for all in-game player personnel and strategic decisions. Is available to coaches and players before, during and after practices, games, and events. Scouts future opponents by watching games and video/telephone reports. Develops scouting reports/video on future opponents and our team.
30% RECRUITMENT
Assists with scholarship offers. Coordinates and oversees the recruitment of student-athletes. Prepares and distributes recruiting information. Must establish and maintain relationships with key club coaches. Attends off-campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contact. Coordinates mailing of recruitment materials to prospective student-athletes. Maintains updated computerized “master” recruit list on JumpForward for all recruiting events. Makes phone contact with prospective student-athletes/coaches when appropriate. Plans campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents.
10% TEAM ADMINISTRATION
Supervises and assigns responsibilities to team managers and graduate assistants as needed and when available. Follows OSU procedures in handling any monies that flow through the athletic program. Coordinates all enrollment activities of student-athletes. Coordinates and provides tutorial and academic support during study hall for student-athletes. Monitors academic progress and intervenes as necessary. Serves as or assigns event host for visiting team. Meets visiting team upon arrival and assists them with directions and special needs. Administers and assigns day-to-day team responsibilities while on road trips. Plans long and short-term team objectives under the leadership of the Head Coach. Establishes requirements for team members in terms of academic and athletic progress. Coordinates recruiting efforts with the Office of Admissions, Compliance Office, and University Housing & Dining Services. Coordinates scholarships with Head Coach and the Office of Financial Aid.
5% CAMPUS & COMMUNITY COMMUNICATION
Interacts with various campus offices, departments, as well as individual faculty and staff members. Maintains effective and open communication with OSU faculty. Informs faculty of required student-athlete absences. Monitors academic progress. In coordination with faculty, develops academic improvement strategies for athletes. Serves as guest speaker at public events on behalf of OSU Athletics. Serves in a leadership role and promotes participation in community service activities by student athletes. Assists in the formulation of team and department fundraising activities and promotional events. Coordinates community service and OSU athletics-to-school programs. Administers day-to-day operations and staff of summer athletic camps, as directed by the Head Coach.
Minimum/Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in field of choice.
One season of full-time experience coaching Women’s Soccer at the NCAA Division I level OR coaching at the elite club level OR professional playing experience.
Excellent problem solving abilities.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Strong skills in the following:
Organization
Teaching
Computer
Oral and written communication
Leadership and management
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a moderately stressful environment.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
Three seasons of full-time experience coaching women’s soccer at the DI level.
Proficient in video analysis software.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a moderately stressful environment.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. Yes
Posting Number
P04586UF

Number of Vacancies
1

Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
07/30/2021

Anticipated Appointment End Date

Posting Date
07/09/2021

Full Consideration Date

Closing Date
07/16/2021

Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search
Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information please contact: Kelly Kerkvliet at Kelly.Kerkvliet@oregonstate.edu.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.