Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s Soccer Goal Keeper Coach. The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will work with the head coach to support all aspects of an established collegiate soccer program, including, but not limited to, individual and small group goalkeeper training, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress toward a degree, competition and practice preparation, individual and program development, facility maintenance, community activity, and other duties as assigned. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles set forth by the NCAA, Conference Carolinas, and Belmont Abbey College.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, statement of understanding of the College’s mission, and contact information for at least three references. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a vision in recruiting student-athletes who fit well with the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college that views sport as a means of developing virtue. The minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree and one year of coaching soccer at a collegiate level.
In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and a stable character disposition to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, staff, and the greater community. Finally, candidates must sincerely appreciate and accept our Catholic approach to education and understand Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.