Under general supervision, administers, manages, and leads all strategic aspects of the University’s NCAA Division 1 Women’s Soccer program in such a manner as to build and maintain a competitive, quality program that reflects positively on the image and reputation of the University at all times. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversees all coaching responsibilities for the program, including planning, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices and training, and coaching at all competitions
Oversees all recruiting activity for the program in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations
Schedules all practices and competitions for the women’s soccer program
Oversees team travel and all administrative and financial operations of the women’s soccer program, including partnering with the Director of Athletic Fundraising on any fundraising initiatives or stewardship needs
Represents the program to various institutional programs and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public
Complies with all NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Athletics policies
Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the specified sports program
Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty
Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes, as well as athletic recruitment methods and techniques
Skilled in evaluating talent in order to recruit players to improve the program
Ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes in area of specialty to include identifying deficiencies and providing instruction to improve overall skill and performance
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgements
Ability to build relationships and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations Skilled in budget preparation and management
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Skilled in organizing and coordinating
Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
Thrives in an environment of teamwork, collaboration, and hard work
Ability to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
Three to five years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. The ideal candidate will have experience playing or coaching highly competitive soccer, preferably at the NCAA Division 1 level.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
How to apply: To be considered for the position, qualified candidates must submit all required application materials online at the following link:
Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont University draws nearly 9,000 students who represent every state and more than 33 countries. The campus sits on 93 picturesque acres that are located just two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, a dynamic and vibrant hub for government, healthcare, music, tourism and more. A private, four-year university, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.
Our mission: We are a Christ-centered, student-focused community, developing diverse leaders of purpose, character, wisdom and transformational mindset, eager and equipped to make the world a better place.
Our vision: To be the leading Christ-centered university in the world, radically championing the pursuit of life abundant for all people.
Our values: Integrity, Inquiry, Collaboration, Service and Humility