Job Details

Mens Head Soccer Coach

South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA

Job - Other

Close Date: 02/17/2018

Position type Part-time, no benefits
Salary $ 9,000/year
Closes Open Until Filled; Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m. on January 26, 2018. Hire date will be February 16, 2018.
Location Main Campus; Olympia, WA

South Puget Sound Community College is recruiting for the position of Head Coach for Intercollegiate Men’s Soccer. The Head coach provides leadership to the Men’s Soccer program and conducts the program in accordance with the NWAC and college rules and regulations.

This position reports to the Director of Athletics and is part time. A flexible working schedule is required as the position may require evening and weekend work.

The college embraces the diversity of our changing community and strives to reflect that diversity in our staff, faculty and student body. We cultivate an inclusive environment on campus while ensuring respect for all. Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.

• Provide leadership to the Men’s Soccer program; will conduct the program in accordance with the NWAC and college rules and regulations.
• Collaborate with Athletics staff to foster partnerships between Men’s Soccer and local and campus communities.
• Participate in departmental meetings and communicate information to student-athletes in a timely manner.
• An understanding of the importance of marketing and fundraising as it relates to the success of intercollegiate athletics.
• Teach individual and team skills/strategies.
• Teach the fundamentals and physical conditioning relative to Men’s Soccer.
• Demonstrate appropriate behavior and sportsmanship expected of athletic teams and individuals representing SPSCC.
• Support and monitor the academic progress of student-athletes.
• Recruit student-athletes qualified academically and athletically within the guidelines of NWAC rules and regulations.
• Supervise the transportation of the team.
• Development of a competitive schedule of games/tournaments within the NWAC rules.
• Timely processing of institutional and conference paperwork and reports.
• Maintain, manage, and conduct inventory and accept responsibility of all equipment, uniforms, and supplies for the Men’s Soccer program.
• Available to all attend practices and games on weekdays, weekends and overnight travel.
• Ability to work with a variety of audiences including prospective students, colleges, government agencies, and alumni.
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing student needs; maintain consistent communication with supervisors and support staff in the Athletic Department.
• Assist in the preparation of an annual budget request for the Men’s Soccer Program.
• Other related duties as assigned.

• Playing and/or coaching experience in Men’s Soccer and/or demonstrated leadership role within Athletics.
• Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to establish strong relationships and partnerships.
• Decisiveness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment of growth and change.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to present in front of groups, work well with others and function as a team member.
• Commitment to a working environment that values a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds.

• Experience as a Head Coach (and/or Assistant Coach) at the Club, High School or College level.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of intercollegiate Men’s Soccer rules and regulations.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Northwest Athletic Conference’s rules and regulations.
• Demonstrated commitment to a philosophy of promoting student success.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of intercollegiate recruiting practices.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Your application and these questions will be used to evaluate your qualifications. You must complete the following questions to be considered for the position. Please answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper or document.

1. What is your philosophy of coaching and its relationship to education?
2. Please describe the length of time and experience you have in the recruitment of student athletes.
3. Please describe how you will contribute to the diversity of this campus.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
1. Completed SPSCC Employment Application
2. Letter of application that specifically addresses your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described above.
3. Resume of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
4. Responses to the 3 Supplemental Questions.

Send application materials via one of the delivery methods below- email is preferred:
Fax: (360) 596-5706
Human Resource Office
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, WA 98512

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