This is a 12-month full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 158433
The University of South Carolina Aiken, an NCAA Division II Institution and member of the Peach Belt Conference, is seeking a Head Men’s Soccer Coach. The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for providing coaching expertise, leadership, management, rules compliance and administration of all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division II program resulting in a positive and beneficial intercollegiate experience for student-athletes. Other related duties as assigned by supervisor. The successful candidate will possess the following: Demonstrated knowledge of sport rules and regulations as well as NCAA rules and regulations; proven ability to recruit and retain student athletes; valid driver’s license with good driving record; demonstrated administrative skills in a university athletic setting; demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills; and professional and personal integrity.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree and three years college coaching experience in the sport. Preferred qualifications: Master’s Degree, a minimum of 5 years of collegiate coaching experience, experience in NCAA DI or DII, and recruiting experience in the southeast region.
In addition to completing the online application, please also upload your resume, a separate cover letter, and a recruiting plan to meet a 30-student roster goal that shows how you would build the USC Aiken program into a competitive program that meets the goal of retaining and graduating students resulting in alumni of distinction.
The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken, newly recognized as a master’s-granting university, has long been ranked as a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges" with 23 consecutive years ranking among the top three and 15 times as #1. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.
Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty miles from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, the home of the US Army Cyber Command), 60 miles from Columbia, SC, and within three hours’ drive of Charleston, SC and the Appalachian Mountains, and four hours’ drive of Coastal South Carolina. Aiken i...s well known for its southern charm, equestrian life and events, famous thoroughbred horses, historic homes, and the wonderful weather.