DEPARTMENT: Athletics REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics SALARY RANGE: $51,708 - $54,750 FLSA DESIGNATION: Exempt
SUMMARY OF POSITION: Working 12-months, full-time. The men's soccer head coach is responsible for all phases of running a competitive and life impacting men's soccer program. Responsibilities include; recruiting, practice planning, game facilitation, fundraising, staff supervision, budgeting, and other administrative responsibilities necessary for a competitively successful and life impacting soccer program. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to contribute to student mentoring, staff retreats, and university committees. The coach will work cooperatively across the Whitworth community to advance the mission of the University.
OPPORTUNITIES OF THE POSITION:
Heading Coaching Responsibilities
Plan, organize and execute a dynamic training program to develop and prepare players to maximize their potential and pursue excellence in athletic achievement.
Successfully facilitate all aspects of coaching a team in competition.
Foster the academic achievement and physical well-being of student-athletes.
Mentor and develop students both on and off the field.
Develop and implement a plan for the recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
Hire, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches.
Plan and manage team scheduling and travel arrangements.
Remain knowledgeable of and adhere to NCAA regulations.
Represent Whitworth at in the Northwest Conference and the NCAA
Perform other duties commensurate with responsibilities of a college head coach
Manage and maintain team budgets in line with University policies.
Order and maintain equipment for the men's soccer team.
Plan and administer fundraising efforts on behalf of the men's soccer program.
Other possible opportunities.
Depending on the knowledge, skills, interests, and experience brought to this position by the candidate, additional responsibilities will be assigned that may include teaching courses and/or other administrative duties.
Requirements of the position:
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and the integration of faith and learning.
Demonstrated cultural competence, proven awareness of and experience to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, varying abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, class or religious perspectives.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, faculty, parents and students.
A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends throughout the season and off-season in regards to recruitment and recruiting/admissions events.
Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
Demonstrated commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student athlete.
Proven record of accomplishment in leading a highly successful soccer teams.
Extensive knowledge of the sport of soccer.
Understanding of NCAA compliance rules.
Ability to recruit and retain quality soccer student athletes.
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the Athletic Department.
Strong commitment to the University and NCAA Division III philosophy.
Organizational responsibilities of the position: This position provides leadership and managerial oversight to assistant coaches and grad assistants.
Required Qualifications: Education: Master's degree; bachelor's degree and exceptional experience may be considered in lieu of advanced degree requirement. Experience: One to three years demonstrated successful coaching experience. College or university level experience, preferred. Licenses/Certifications: Demonstrated completion of a soccer coaching certification course from a recognized soccer organization (ie. USSF, NSCAA, FIFA etc.), preferred. Valid driver's license.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A background check and confirmation of degrees earned will be required of the successful candidate. A résumé, cover letter, faith statement, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) professional references will also be required.
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our Christ-centered commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.