Millikin University seeks a Head Men's Soccer Coach. This position will have overall responsibility to develop and operate a competitive intercollegiate program by recruiting, retaining, teaching and mentoring quality student-athletes in the program. The Head Coach will also manage the Men's Soccer staff effectively and efficiently.
Recruit and retain athletically skilled and academically qualified student-athletes into the men’s soccer program.
Oversee the men’s soccer operating budget with integrity.
Develop and implement modern and effective soccer techniques and strategies through practices and competitions.
Arrange transportation and practices schedules in context of department guidelines, working with appropriate departmental and institutional personnel.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with local media, high school coaches, the Decatur community and the extended Millikin University community to promote the soccer program in a positive manner.
Comply with all applicable Millikin University, CCIW and NCAA rules, regulations and policies.
Develop a competitive season schedule of non-conference games within the NCAA Division III philosophy.
Attend all departmental, conference and other professional meetings.
Perform a second duty as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Ability to recruit and retain quality soccer student-athletes
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to various audiences
Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the Athletic Department
Strong commitment to the University and NCAA Division III philosophy
Demonstrated commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete
About Millikin University
Millikin University (founded in 1901) is a selective, independent, comprehensive institution, located on a beautiful 75-acre residential campus. Ranked the No. 8 Regional College in the Midwest by US News & World Report, Millikin serves approximately 2,300 students – 2250 undergraduate and 83 graduate students -- in four colleges and/or schools. Students come to Millikin from 33 states and 13 countries and about 22 percent of students self-identify as historically under-represented. The average first-year student in the Fall 2012 class had an ACT score of 23 and forty percent of the class ranked in the top 25 percent of their high school graduating class. Millikin sponsors 19 Division III athletic programs and is a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. With an emphasis on excellent teaching, Millikin prepares students through a unique process called performance learning. As a result, Millikin students thrive, building the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Guided by its mission, Millikin prepares students for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a life of meaning and value.
Millikin is poised to attract ...and meet the needs of students (including many first-generation college students) who aspire to achieve, to further develop its international recruitment efforts, and continue its ascent toward becoming the nation’s leader in performance learning.