Florida International is seeking an Assistant Women's Soccer Coach. Duties include:*Provides assistance to the Head Coach with activities associated with the program and student athletes, including recruitment, monitoring academic performance and social development, and development programs, fundraising activities, coordinating summer camps, pre- and post conditioning, practice and games. These duties may include transport or prospects and student-athletes to events, practices and competitions.*Recruitment: Assist in the recruitment of student athletes. Negotiates scholarship offers to prospects as directed. Attend off campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contact. Coordinate communication of recruitment materials and recruiting information. Maintains contact with prospective student-athletes. Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents.*Coaching: Prepare, plan, conduct and evaluate practice sessions, as directed. Teach individuals and groups of player specific tasks and skills before, during and after practice, during season and off-season. Teach player-to-player sport specific skills. Teach progressions and drills during daily practice.*Team Administration: Administers travel arrangements for team by completing the following tasks when requested: organizes flights, buses, hotels and meals for all away games; process all paperwork before and after every trip; creates itineraries and works with opponents to schedule practice times. Supervises and assigns responsibilities to team managers and graduate assistants if applicable. Maintains equipment inventory and oversee distribution to athletes. Follows FIU procedure in handling all ordering of supplies and any funds that flow through the athletic program. Plans long and short term team objectives under the leadership of the Head Coach.*Academics: Coordinate all enrollment activities of student-athletes. Assist with monitoring academic progress and class attendance of student-athletes and intervene when necessary in conjunction with the Student Athlete Academic Center (SAAC) staff. Work to complete student's development through graduation by assisting with academic needs. Establish requirements for student athletes to ensure successful Academic Progress Rate (APR) stats of the program.*Campus/Community Communication: Interact with various campus offices and departments. Maintain effective communication with the SAAC relating to monitoring academic progress of student-athletes and development of academic improvement strategies for athletes. Serve as guest speaker at public events on behalf of FIU Athletics. Serve in a leadership role and promote participation in community service activities by student athletes. Coordinate community service in conjunction with the Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Development/Community Outreach, as requested.*Scheduling: Develops competition schedule as requested. Completes all paperwork for competition forms. Works with facilities to secure availability and match dates with games.*Housing: Serves as the liaison between student housing and the athletic program. Works with University Housing to place athletes in on-campus housing, as requested.Maintain frequent and consistent public contact with high schools, junior colleges, four year schools and clubs for recruitment, scouting and public relations efforts.Interested candidates should apply via: http://careers.fiu.edu and apply to Job ID# 515946.
Internal Number: 515946
About Florida International University Athletics
Florida International University is a public research institution located in Miami Florida. FIU is a member of Conference USA, and offers seventeen (17) NCAA Division I sports programs. With more than 46,000 students almost 1,000 full-time faculty and more than 110,000 alumni, FIU is one of the 25 largest universities in the nation. The University offers more than 200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in 21 colleges and schools. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer