The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks a self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the knowledge, abilities and interpersonal skills required to serve as Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. This is a full-time, 12-month position, and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in the management and coaching of an NCAA Division I women’s soccer program, including assisting with domestic recruiting as permitted by NCAA rules, teaching and coaching, assisting with operations management (e.g., program development, schedule, budget, equipment, camps, marketing and public relations), planning team practices, conducting individual workouts, and other duties as assigned. This position requires a valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.
Note to Applicant: This position requires frequent travel; work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays. Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process. Please only supply references if requested to do so. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check, an academic credential verification and a driving record review.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent)
Minimum of three years of coaching experience effectively developing and training soccer field players at the NCAA Division I level
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as demonstrated through effective and creative training/coaching techniques and utilizing leadership/mentorship programs
Demonstrated experience working effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and highly-regulated team environment
Effective understanding of sports performance analytics systems/software (please specify system used)
Demonstrated experience in domestic talent assessment and proven ability to successfully recruit elite level student-athletes.
Demonstrated working proficiency and ability to:
Utilize a video analysis system such as Sports Code (please specify system used)
Plan and administer a recruiting calendar
Develop and manage camp curriculum and administration; assist with coaching and instruction at camps and clinics
Application Process: Apply by April 16, 2019 by visiting our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for keyword “soccer”. Applicants must upload both a current resume and a cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed qualifications of this position. Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled. For questions or additional information, please send email to Athletics Human Resources at email@example.com.
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” to learn more.
Internal Number: 19002028
About The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.