Full Job Description
The Department of Athletics is seeking a Head 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 Head Coach provides leadership, vision, and strategic planning for OSU Women’s Soccer Program. This position manages all aspects of an intercollegiate athletic team ,which includes and is not limited to: management of academic success, budget management, recruiting, teaching/coaching soccer skills, planning and execution of workouts, scheduling opponents, maintaining program integrity with respect to NCAA, PAC-12, OUS, and OSU rules and regulations, equipment ordering, travel planning, and fundraising.
30% COACHING / INSTRUCTION
Provides general leadership and training for a team of 15-40 college aged women. Directs workouts and coordinates with strength and conditioning for appropriate dry land training. Teaches and coaches specific soccer skills and strategies. Provides a safe environment for workout and independently makes decisions regarding the nature of workouts given the weather conditions. Provides a balanced environment for students to pursue academic endeavors. Provides leadership, supervision and direction for assigned staff. Plans, assigns and reviews work. Establishes goals for each position and assesses performance through completion of evaluations. Hires, trains and promotes employees. Disciplines or effectively recommends discipline up to and including dismissal. Addresses grievances, developing a framework for corrective actions as necessary.
20% LEADERSHIP AND VISION
Provides a long-term strategic plan for the Women’s Soccer Program that will lead to overall athletic and academic success. Will maintain program integrity with respect to NCAA, PAC-12, OUS, and OSU rules and regulations.
Recruits potentially successful students to Oregon State and has the ability to creatively verbalize the OSU niche opportunities in each recruiting situation. May have one-on-one access to persons under the age of 18.
10% BUDGETARY OVERSIGHT
Proposes and maintains an annual budget. Provides sound accounting and tracking principles and practices to keep up to date on current balances. Delegates, as necessary, but is responsible for all issuances of state funds. Makes sound, independent purchasing decisions based on budget analysis. Plans travel accordingly and within the guidelines of the budget.
10% EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT / USE
Maintains all equipment and prudently and independently purchases new equipment when needed based on experiential analysis.
As directed by the Athletic Director, participates in OSU fundraising activities, which will include appearances and public speaking.
Bachelor’s degree in field of choice.
Coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level OR professional playing experience in lieu of coaching experience.
Demonstrated familiarity with NCAA rules and regulations.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
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 University Policy 05-030.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
Coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
Must work some evenings and weekends.
Must work outdoors.
Access to secure areas/equipment.
Access to personal information.
Access to youth under 18 years of age.
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. Yes
Number of Vacancies
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Full Consideration Date
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search
Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 7, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice 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: Jacque Bruns at .
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.