Southern Oregon University

Southern Oregon University

Assistant Coach Women's Soccer


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 29, 2022

Role description

Position Information
Posting Number A00464
Job Title Assistant Coach Women's Soccer
Administrator candidates hired for a position that requires a post-secondary degree shall provide copies of transcripts prior to start of employment to Human Resources.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please contact Human Resources for assistance.

For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at or by phone at (541)552-8553.
FTE .4077-.49
Department Athletics
Job Location Ashland (15 A)
Other Job Location
Salary/Rate $10,003.07- $14,274.65 (09/20/2021 - 05/31/2022 @ 0.4077-.49 FTE)
Benefits Eligible No
Administrative Appointment Type Nonrenewable
Position Type Academic Year
Position Summary
The Assistant Coach Women’s Soccer works under the general director of the Head Coach to maintain and enhance the program’s success as a regional and national contender and to carry that success into the classroom and beyond. This position may assist in recruitment of qualified and gifted student-athletes, fund-raising and retention of student-athletes.
Diversity Statement
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
Minimum Classification Qualifications
•Three years of coaching/playing experience
•Experience with/ability to interact with a diverse population
Preferred Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree or higher
This position must possess and maintain a current, valid Driver License. Yes
This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check. Yes
Supervisory Responsibilities, if applicable
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Excellent communication skills; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism to effectively handle a broad range of sensitive interpersonal situations.
• Demonstrated ability to interpret and consistently apply a wide variety of complex policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not always exist.
• Demonstrated ability to proactively assess work operations and anticipate potential problems; ability to develop and implement strategies for preventing/resolving problems.
• Great ability to effectively perform work of a highly sensitive and confidential nature that requires access to information. Must be able to exercise sound judgment and discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
• Takes initiative in independently planning, organizing, and performing work assignments within broadly defined parameters.
• Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of productivity and accuracy/attention to detail.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills with the demonstrated ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
• Demonstrated ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
• Working knowledge or able to quickly learn, university infrastructure, policies and procedures.
• Demonstrated ability to provide training and direction to student assistants.
•Ability to adherence to the NAIA, Cascade Conference and Southern Oregon University rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility and general operation of the team
•This position may teach up to three credits of PEA courses for additional compensation
Special Conditions
•Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
•Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
•Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
•Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA):
-Position classification defined as “exempt” are not subject overtime
•The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the Oregon Revised Statues and is required to comply with the requirements set forth by the Oregon department of Human Services.

Notice to Prospective Employees
Section 485 of the Higher Education Act, and The Federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 (now referred to as the “Clery Act”),requires that prospective employees be notified of the availability of SOU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report provides the annual statistics and campus policies for the reporting of and responding to campus crimes and fires; access to campus facilities; conduct code and campus policies on use, possession and sale of drugs/alcohol; and educational/information programs to inform the campus community about campus security procedures and crime prevention.

An electronic copy of the Annual Security Report (ASR)can be accessed at the following link: A physical copy of the ASR is available at no charge upon request. To request a copy please visit the Campus Public Safety Office at 382 Wightman Street, Ashland OR 97520. For more information call 541-552-6258, or email
Physical Demands
-The nature of this work requires that the individual able to lift at least 30 lbs overhead and be able to bend and stoop. Plus possess the physical ability to properly demonstrate necessary techniques associated with soccer.
Posting Date 01/18/2022
Application must be received by for priority consideration 03/07/2022
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 05/02/2022
Work Hours
Contact Name for Applicant Questions Human Resources
Contact Email
Quicklink for Posting
Job Duties
Assist in all coaching aspects of the sport, including but not limited to conditioning, practice, game day coaching, film evaluation, team concepts, and traveling with the team to away games. Assist in the evaluation of SOU team and opposing teams to determine game strategy while improving individual player’s skills. Assess and assign positions as appropriate. Instruct student athletes about physical health, teamwork, safety, and the appropriate techniques of the various positions and the game.
Percent of total time 60
Assist in overall program operations including recruitment, database management, and other administrative duties as assigned, which may include duties such as facility management, fundraising, travel and academic oversight and study table. The assistant coach will be responsible for knowledge of, and adherence to, the NAIA, Cascade Conference and Southern Oregon University rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility and general operation of the team.
Percent of total time 40

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