Recruitment #:S2133 Review Date:August 2, 2021 | Open until filled Department:Athletics Salary Range:$47,130 - $61,800
Benefits: Western Oregon University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. http://www.wou.edu/hr/benefits/
Department / Job Summary: The Department of Athletics at Western Oregon University is seeking a Head Men’s Soccer Coach. This 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE) appointment is renewed through an annual appointment dependent upon satisfactory job performance.
The Department of Athletics is responsible for the support of 14 intercollegiate athletic sports participating in Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and a staff of head coaches, assistant coaches, administrative support staff (compliance/academic service, media & external relations, marketing and promotions, event & facility operations, athletic training, sports performance, equipment coordinator), graduate assistants, and student workers. The department is also responsible for managing budgets that support the athletic teams with resources from General Fund, Incidental Fee, Oregon State Lottery, event income, and fundraising.
The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for assisting in all aspects of developing and advancing a competitive men’s soccer program in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. This includes but is not limited to: coaching, recruiting, academic oversight, managing daily administrative duties, fundraising, public relations, conducting institutional soccer camps and clinics, and adhering to the rules and regulations of the university, NCAA, and GNAC conference.
Application Instructions: You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/prostaffapp
Required Application materials (PDF preferred): 1. WOU Employment Application form available here 2. Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community. 3. Resume 4. Contact information for three references 5. Unofficial copy of transcript for highest degree earned
NOTE: A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment
• Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. • The university typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments for multiple years
As an alternative, you may submit application materials to: S2133, Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; OR fax to: 503-838-8144.
Minimum Qualifications: • A bachelor's degree and at least five years of collegiate, professional or high school soccer coaching experience. • Demonstrated excellence in professional/interpersonal communication skills. • Demonstrated commitment to the total welfare of student-athletes. • Demonstrated commitment to developing a successful men's soccer program both academically and athletically. • Candidates must exemplify a high standard of integrity. • Possess good working knowledge of NCAA Division II by-laws and proven leadership in the successful fulfillment of men's soccer coaching responsibilities including: soccer coaching skills, fiscal management, fundraising, recruiting, administrative, organizational and public relations experience. • Ability to work as a team member, be self-directed, and be willing to serve as a positive ambassador for Western Oregon University.
Key Cultural Competencies: • Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences. • Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds. • Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting with a willingness to change for continual improvement. • Adhere to all of WOU's policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.
Internal Number: S2133
About Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized, public, comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The University serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students.The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.