Muhlenberg College, a Division III institution and a member of the Centennial Conference is seeking applications for a Women’s Soccer Head Coach opening. Coaching and/or collegiate playing experience and a four year college degree are preferred. Responsibilities include planning and managing all phases of the women’s soccer program, ensuring compliance with conference and NCAA rules and regulations, identifying, evaluating, and recruiting prospective student-athletes; planning and implementing strategies for success in daily practice on and off the field, supporting athletics alumni engagement, contributing to a diverse and inclusive campus culture and collaborating effectively with various entities across the college.
An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the College’s Diversity Strategic Plan.
Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan and manage a competitive NCAA Division III program in accordance with College, NCAA and Centennial Conference policies.
Provide competent coaching, along with the necessary counsel and direction, which will ensure that student-athletes have the opportunity to realize their potential as athletes, students and members of the general college community.
Create positive support for the program within the campus community and outside constituencies including alumni, parents and friends of Muhlenberg College.
Recruit qualified student-athletes.
Hire, mentor and supervise coaching staff.
Actively participate in fundraising activities in support of the program and the Cardinal and Grey Fund.
Assume a secondary assignment commensurate with abilities, interests and departmental needs.
Bachelor’s degree and coaching experience required; advanced degree preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the Division III philosophy of athletics
Teaching and athletics administration background preferred.
Excellent communication skills required.
Strong planning and organizational skills essential.
Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion within the college setting.
Capacity to market the sport to the various constituencies of the College.
Ability to work with a variety of people.
About Muhlenberg College
Muhlenberg College aims to develop independent critical thinkers who are intellectually agile, characterized by a zest for reasoned and civil debate, committed to understanding the diversity of the human experience, able to express ideas with clarity and grace, committed to lifelong learning, equipped with ethical and civic values and prepared for lives of leadership and service.
The College is committed to providing an intellectually rigorous education within the context of an inclusive and diverse campus; we strongly believe that diversity is essential to learning and to our success as a pluralistic community. Our curriculum integrates the traditional liberal arts with selected pre-professional studies. Our faculty are passionate about teaching, value close relationships with students and are committed to the pedagogical and intellectual importance of research.
All members of our community are committed to educating the whole person through experiences within and beyond the classroom. Honoring its historical heritage from the Lutheran Church and its continuing connection with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Muhlenberg encourages, welcomes and celebrates a variety of faith traditions and spiritual perspectives.