The University of Missouri, a Division I institution and member of the SEC is now accepting applications for the position of Head Coach - Women's Soccer. This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. Primary responsibilities will include: •Adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures of the Department and University, as well as rules and regulations of the SEC, NCAA and other authorities that may legitimately influence the intercollegiate athletics program. •Oversee the recruitment and selection of student athletes. Ensure compliance with NCAA guidelines for contacting and entertaining prospects. Initiate the process of determining academic eligibility and issuing National Letters of Intent. •Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, to include counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters, where appropriate. •Monitor the eligibility status and promote the academic progress of student-athletes by working closely with the Associate Director of Athletics for Academic Services and Assistant Director of Compliance for Eligibility/Recruiting. Assist in enforcing study hall attendance for referred freshmen and others with grade deficiencies. •Develop and submit the sport’s annual budget; manage the sport’s program within the framework of a balanced budget; must approve all expenditures to sport budget. •Schedule and conduct regular practice sessions in and out of season, as permitted by NCAA rules and regulations. •Develop and implement strategies for motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels as both individuals and as a team. •Arrange a competitive event schedule in conjunction with the Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Director of Event Operations. •Ensure that team travel arrangements comply with University, SEC and NCAA rules and regulations, to include monitoring the development of travel itineraries and coordination of travel. •Oversee the conditioning and training of team members, in conjunction with the strength and conditioning coaches and athletic training staff to ensure that student-athletes are physically prepared for competition. •Hire, supervise and terminate assigned personnel and ensure their compliance with applicable rules, policies and procedures. •Provide orientation, training and guidance, as needed. Conduct annual performance evaluations as appropriate. Personnel changes require the approval of the Director of Athletics and Sr. Associate Athletic Director. •Make efforts to increase diversity when hiring personnel and recruiting student-athletes. •Assist with approved fund-raising activities, as requested. •Participate in public relations activities, to include speaking engagements, television and radio interviews, press conferences and appearances at fund raising events as approved or requested; represent the Department at professional, civic, charitable and alumni events. •Compile data and reports as required by the Department and University. •Assist in attempts to increase interest in the sport and attendance at competitions. •Develop and publish team rules regarding appearance, practice, class attendance, punctuality, dress code and general standards of behavior. Enforce team rules and appropriate disciplinary action. •Assure that booster clubs related to the sport program adhere to all rules and regulations of the NCAA and the University of Missouri. •Cooperate with all coaches and administrative staff within the intercollegiate athletics program to enhance overall departmental operation. •Initiate and maintain accurate records on letter award recipients. Prepare and distribute reports and recommendations for review and approval. •Develop a one to five-year plan for Women’s Soccer in conjunction with the Department’s future plans. •Perform other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Senior Associate Director of Athletics. To learn more about this position or to apply online, please navigate to https://missouri.edu/find-a-job/ Please reference Job Opening # 36395
A Bachelors degree in a related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and at least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Job Opening ID# 36395
About University Of Missouri
The University of Missouri - Columbia is located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis and has a current enrollment of approximately 32,000 students. The city of Columbia ( pop. 125,000) is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is known for its vibrant and eclectic restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is home to 20 sports and employs approximately 240 full-time and 450 part-time individuals. The University of Missouri seeks a diverse work force and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro disabled and veteran employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. T