Head Women's Soccer Coach

Job description

Position Title:

Head Women's Soccer Coach

Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Head Women's Soccer Coach

Working Title:

Head Women's Soccer Coach

Classification Code:


RCW Exemption Criteria:

13 - Counseling of Students

EWU Position Number:


CUPA Code:

P-498700 - Head Coach-Women's Soccer


Exempt - Administrative

% Full Time:


Salary / Wage Range:


Salary Information:

$65,000 – $70,000

Anticipated Start Date:


Term of Appointment:



Cheney, WA



Background Check:

Yes - Both

Responsible HR User:

Vara Lyn Conrath

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected]

Job Summary:

This position will close to applicants at midnight, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. * Eastern Washington University is seeking a Head Women’s Soccer Coach. This position is housed in the athletic department and will report to the Athletic Director or sport supervisor. It is the responsibility of the Head Coach to design, organize, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate all facets of a Big Sky, NCAA Division I assigned sport program. This includes the educational, monitoring and supervisory components as well as working within a shared facility. This position will work closely with the equipment staff, sports medicine staff, classified staff, Assistant Athletic Director for Student Success, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance Services Will also work collaboratively with relevant constituent groups. This position will serve in an advisory role to the Athletic Director and/or sport supervisor in evaluating all aspects of the sports program and to provide insight regarding possible improvements.

  • This position will be focused on the continued success of the assigned sport program in relation to conference finish, academic awards, team athletic recognition, coach recognition and graduation rates. It is the responsibility of the Head Coach to study and know all policies and procedures integral to university, Big Sky and NCAA rules compliance. Will direct, develop and manage all aspects of the assigned sport program including but not limited to; recruiting, talent evaluation, conducting training and development of student athletes within the team concept, scheduling, budget management, supervision of assistant coaches and facilitating academic monitoring.
  • On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.

Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Travel may be required a minimum of fifteen (15) nights per year for team competition and/or recruiting.
  • Applicants must be able to maintain a thorough knowledge of NCAA and institutional rules, regulations and policies.
  • Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University. In the event the Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of rules compliance may have taken place, Employee shall report same promptly to the Athletic Director, Compliance Coordinator, or his/her designee.

Pre-Placement Physical :


Hearing Test :


Medical Monitoring Post Hire :


Protective Equipment :

  • University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred with a minimum of three (3) years coaching experience working in collegiate assigned sport program.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within the first 60 days of employment.
  • Must be able to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test for off-campus recruiting within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field with five (5) years of successful collegiate experience (minimum of two (2) of those years in Division I) working as a Coach in the assigned sport program.

Work Schedule Type:


Work Schedule:

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends and travel with the Soccer team, with a minimum of 15 days a year.

Posting Date:


Open Until Further Notice:


Closing Date:


Screening to Begin:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
1.Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2.Attach a chronological resume including work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position. Please list at least 3 professional references including: names, titles, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
3.Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.
4.Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Application Types Accepted:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:


Administration, planning, organization and delegation of appropriate pre-season, in-season, and post-season programs, including practice planning, making travel arrangements, and recruiting.

Develop the recruiting strategy and execution plan for assigned sport.

Facilitate learning of proper skill execution and safety techniques.

Responsible for all scheduling in collaboration with the sports program administrator.

Keep accurate records regarding all student-athlete communications and expectations.

Learn and research team and individual conditioning specific training methods and activities and communicate with assigned athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach regarding such.

Meet with assistant coaches and any volunteer coaches weekly to plan practices, competition, travel, and other team matters.

Supervise assistant positions and provide annual evaluations as required, to Human Resources.

Emphasis is placed on knowledge and teaching skills along with the ability to identify and recruit and develop qualified student-athletes.

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Develop, and expand summer camp offerings.

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Collaborate with the Head Strength Coach to develop summer and off-season training programs.

Essential Function Indicator:


% of Time:


Responsibility / Duty:

Work closely with Business Manager to make sure budget expenditures are met. Work closely with Sr. Assoc. AD – Chief Operating Officer in the planning and evaluating of yearly budget.

Essential Function Indicator:





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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time