Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (4430)

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Position Title:

Coach, Assistant

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Working Position Title:

Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (4430)

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Intercollegiate Athletics

Primary Function:

Assist head coach in the management and administration of all phases of men’s soccer program, athletes and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally):

This is a professional coaching position and all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adheres with the policies, rules and regulations of affiliated national, regional and state intercollegiate athletic associations, the Mid-American conference (or subsequent member conference) and the university.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum one academic year of demonstrating soccer skills, game and training strategies, plus teaching progressions with emphasis on training goalkeepers.

Minimum one year experience with recruiting and retaining quality student-athletes.

Education and Experience Preferred:

Master’s degree.

Minimum three academic years coaching experience at the collegiate level.

Professional men’s soccer playing experience at goalkeeper position.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.:

Ability to communicate with and relate well to student-athletes, coaching and department support staff.

Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.

As a staff member within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, you are responsible for knowledge of and compliance with National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) regulations, both those general in nature and those which apply directly to your position’s responsibilities. Strict adherence to all applicable governing policies, procedures, and regulations of the NCAA is required and is a condition of your employment.

Working Hours:

37.50; some nights and weekends

Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly):

$24,000.00 annually

Hiring Rate Information:

Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Procedures

Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at Required materials include:
1.Cover Letter
3.List of 3 References
4.Transcripts (unofficial, with official required at hired)

Applications must be received by June 12, 2021. Please contact Lisa DeRango at [email protected] for questions.

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EEO Statement:

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
[email protected]

Is Background Check Required:


Visa Policy:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation:

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education (AAEOE) at [email protected].

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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time