Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer

Dahlonega, GA
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer

Position Number: 53050779

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is accepting applications for an Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer. This position will assist the head coach in fostering and encouraging the goals of student-athletes, and stresses the elements of sportsmanship and fair play. Facilitate the mission of UNG, the Peach Belt Conference, and the NCAA.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Assistant Coach will:
  • Assist the Head Women's Soccer Coach in conducting the UNG soccer program according to all university and NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines, and standards.
  • Assist in the scheduling and supervision of regular practice sessions and intercollegiate games. Participates in the recruitment and mentorship of student-athletes.
  • Support the academic mission of the university; demonstrates a strong commitment to the retention, academic success, and graduation of student-athletes.
  • Assist with student-athlete eligibility certification and completion of forms and medical exams, and provide NCAA reports to the Compliance Office as required.
  • Communicate and develops rapport with students, parents, alumni, faculty/staff, and administration; engages in public relations activities; participates in a variety of fundraising activities; promotes UNG and the soccer program in a positive manner.
  • Perform additional duties that may be assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of soccer with experience coaching goalkeepers preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • High ethical standards and ability to relate to work with a diverse faculty, staff, students and other publics.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of one year of coaching experience is required.
  • USSF or NSCAA license is required. Must be willing to obtain certifications in CPR/First Aid.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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