Knox College invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach for the 2016 and 2017 Midwest Conference Champion women's soccer team. This is a 12-month, non-benefited position that begins as soon as possible and will include one meal per day on the college’s meal plan while classes are in session. Salary range for this position is competitive.
Knox College, a member of the Midwest Conference and NCAA Division III, is a vibrant community of scholar-teachers and students with a tradition of free inquiry, independent thought, and diverse perspectives. The successful candidate will have a focus on supporting student-athlete success. More information about Knox College can be found at www.knox.edu. Information on Knox College Athletics is available at www.prairiefire.knox.edu.
The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Soccer Coach with all aspects of the program in preparation for and during season including: executing recruitment plan; daily practices; coaching at matches; coordinating travel and traveling with team to and from competitions; operating in compliance with departmental, institutional, Midwest Conference (MWC) and NCAA rules and regulations; additional duties as assigned. Additionally, this position will have game day operations duties within the athletic department and mascot scheduling oversight responsibilities. Training will be provided.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and prior experience as a collegiate soccer student-athlete or coach. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a commitment to the welfare and academic development of student-athletes within the NCAA Division III philosophy. Candidates with experience in coaching goalkeepers and collegiate recruiting are preferred.
To apply please complete the Knox College Employment Application by visiting www.knox.edu/offices/human-resources. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, and financial means. With a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. In addition, Knox College is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its accompanying regulations from so discriminating on the basis of sex.
Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s policies that prohibit discrimination should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy.
About Knox College
Knox College, a member of the Midwest Conference and NCAA Division III, is a vibrant
community of scholar-teachers and students with a tradition of free inquiry, independent thought,
and diverse perspectives. Knox athletes are student-athletes with a focus on achievement in the
classroom, on the court or playing field and as community leaders. Institutional support for
enhancing intercollegiate athletics is strong and recent successes include conference
championships in men’s and women’s soccer.