POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by recruiting women’s soccer players and retaining student athletes through providing a competitive, holistic student-athlete experience. The Head Women’s Soccer Coach plays a key role in recruiting, coaching, and retaining students through a focus on student engagement, health and wellness, and social justice. The Operations Coordinator oversees practice space, equipment needs, and managing game day operations.
POSITION SCOPE HEAD WOMEN’S SOCCER COACH •The Head Women’s Soccer Coach will develop trusting relationships with members of the women’s soccer team that align with the College’s values of providing holistic (e.g. emotional, academic, co-curricular) support for our students. •Build positive group dynamics that contribute to the women’s soccer team and individual students’ success. Address conflict when it arises in ways that promote inclusion, community, and kindness. •Serve as a positive role model and coach; value affirmative coaching techniques. •Understand and abide by all NCAA Division III rules and regulations as they apply to the athletic program. •Know the Athletic Department and College’s guidelines and polices as outlined in the Student-Athlete Handbook and the Student Handbook, respectively. •Manage and lead recruitment, coaching, and game management/supervision for the women’s soccer program, including (but not limited to) leading practices and home and away contests, overseeing the coordination of travel arrangements, managing games (e.g. equipment, facilities, score keeping) and emergencies/crisis when/if they arise. •In collaboration with the Athletics Recruitment Coordinator and Athletic Director and under the guidance of the Dean of Enrollment Management/Director of Admissions, work to recruit student-athletes who meet Pine Manor College’s qualifications and academic standards to ensure full rosters. Recruiting responsibilities and priorities align with the guidelines established by the admissions department and NCAA Division III standards. •Work in conjunction with the Athletic Trainer regarding student-athlete health issues. •Develop effective communications and collaboration with faculty and staff (e.g., Student Success Coaches/Team, Director of Restorative Practices and Community Standards, Director of Residential Life) to ensure student success. •Escalate emergencies or inappropriate behavior that does not align with the College’s mission and values to appropriate personnel. •Hire and oversee Women’s Soccer Assistant Coaches in accordance with Pine Manor College’s hiring policies.
OPERATIONS COORDINATOR •Responsible for the department operations at home contest including, but not limited to, game day work schedules for appropriate staff, field/court preparations, and overseeing all aspects of game day set-ups, execution (e.g., includes assistance at scoring tables, crowd control, visiting team assistance), and game breakdowns. •Oversee practice schedules to avoid conflicts and allow for renting space, when applicable. •Ensure teams have their equipment needs met and equipment distribution is fair and equitable amongst sports, teams, and genders. •Other athletic department duties as assigned by Athletic Director.
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Pine Manor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to being the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work.
QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor Degree required along with college athletic participation experience. At least 3 years of college coaching and recruiting preferred. • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. • Fluency in a Spanish and English are preferred. • Experience working with adolescents and young adults from diverse backgrounds. • Knowledge of FERPA, HIPPA, and related regulations governing student records and information. • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills when working with individuals and groups.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.
Pine Manor College is a 4 year liberal arts college located just west of Boston. The mission of Pine Manor College is to make certain that all graduates are prepared to take meaningful steps in their lives: engaging in new jobs and careers, continuing to learn, and positively contributing to their communities. Students, including those who are the first in their families to attend college, who are looking for a purposeful education in a personalized and inclusive learning community will find a home at Pine Manor College. Key areas of study include Biology, Business Management, Early Childhood, English, Communication, Psychology & Visual Arts.