Head Coach-Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 702009
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: President
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics 10070478
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Athletics/Recreation, Non-Union
Position Summary

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct, plan and manage all phases of a successful Big Ten Conference Women’s Soccer program, including oversight of a full-time assistant coaches.
  • Identify, evaluate, recruit prospective student-athletes that have the ability to be successful in the classroom, in competition and with community engagement activities.
  • Develop and motivate student-athletes in order for them to attain success in all phases of their academic and intercollegiate athletic experience.
  • Lead the program with integrity and honor to ensure the women’s soccer program is a point of pride for the athletic department, institution and conference by being compliant with institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Provide oversight with all phases of the program’s budget and be engaged in fundraising initiatives and events
  • Work collaboratively with all department units, university personnel, conference personnel, NCAA personnel and sport specific organizations as an ambassador for MSU.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Degree


    Desired Degree


    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • A minimum of five years of intercollegiate coaching experience with successful recruiting, coaching and teaching of highly talented student-athletes in women’s soccer.
    • A demonstrated commitment to adhering to all the policies, rules and regulations of MSU, the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
    Desired Qualifications
    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • Successful intercollegiate head coaching (or other high level) experience at the Division I level in women’s soccer.
    Required Application Materials
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume


    Department Statement

    Our mission is to create opportunities for student-athletes to succeed academically, athletically, and in their life’s pursuit, valuing all within our community while ensuring their health, safety, and wellness.

    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Apr 23, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: May 14, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/24/2021
    Application Due: 5/14/2021
    Work Type: Full Time