Associate Head Coach - Soccer (27810)

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Details

Job DetailsJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type StaffSalary Range $38,400.00 - $38,400.00 Salary/yearDescription Preference given to applications completed by July 19, 2021

Position Overview:

This position is classified as a 10-month full-time at-will employment appointment with administrative (30%) and coaching (teaching) (70%) responsibilities. This position is eligible to accrue sick leave at a rate of 10 hours each month, but will not accrue vacation leave. The coach will provide daily instruction to student-athletes to increase their knowledge and understanding of the sport. Provide strategic direction, leadership, and motivation to prepare student-athletes for intercollegiate competition. Plan, organize and conduct practice sessions. Educate and enforce safety rules and regulations. Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance. Educate individuals or groups in rules, strategies, techniques, and principles relevant to their particular sport. Evaluate athletes' skill level and review performance records to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics. Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to their sport. Ensure compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations for their respective sport program.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

  • Recruiting The associate head coach will be responsible for maintaining the UCO Women's Soccer recruiting database along with organizing/assisting with on-campus visits and using social media platforms to enhance recruiting and evaluating prospects at various events on/off campus.
  • Practice and Program Planning The associate head coach will work in conjunction with the head coach to plan training sessions during the championship and non-championship seasons. The associate head coach will assist with social media efforts, help with travel planning, prepare scouting reports of opponents, assist with paperwork, field setup, locker room preparation, hosting of visiting team on game days. The associate head coach will also assist with on field coaching during training sessions and competition.
  • Student-Athlete Development The associate head coach will assist in student-athlete development (academically, socially, and athletically), complete required paperwork for NCAA compliance, and work closely with academic services to monitor academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Fundraising and Donor Relations The associate head coach will maintain the fundraising database, assist with various fundraising efforts through contacting potential donors and organizing events on/off campus. The associate head coach will maintain the alumni database, produce newsletter, and organize alumni night during the season. The associate head coach will also assist with planning of annual alumni game/weekend.
  • Community Service The associate head coach will contact the UCO community partners to organize service projects throughout the course of the year.
The Associate Head Coach will work with the Assistant Registrar/NCAA Academic Eligibility as well as the following departments/personnel on an on-going bases: General Counsel, Center for Counseling and Well-Being, Student Affairs, Disability Support Services, Advisement, Housing, Dining, and Financial Aid to name a few. Handling a lot of the internal operations for the women's soccer program, the recipient will engage with many entities across campus and within the community. In addition, the recipient will work with Institutional Advancement for fundraisers. Coach will interact with academic advisers while trying to help student-athletes raise their GPAs and, or graduate. The Coach will have an opportunity to sit in on conference calls and, if applicable, assist in the bidding process for hosting regional tournaments.

Selected candidate will have to meet all requirements as specified in the DII Coaching Enhancement Grant.

Qualifications Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree and work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts of collegiate sports programs. Requires the application of expertise in the sport to achieve results. Coaching experience with planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Commitment to developing a successful program with a high level of integrity. Must be detail-oriented and organized in the administration of financial matters, travel plans, schedule development and oversight of the sport program. Current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification must be provided. Appropriate professional accomplishments and credentials.

Post Hire: Employee must complete and pass the designated educational modules on Division II University within a 14-day consecutive-calendar time period from the initial date of employment at UCO to recruit off-campus and to direct, supervise or observe countable athletically related activities (CARA) involving student-athletes.

Experience Preferred:

  • Master's Degree.
  • Experience conducting practices and game management.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Experience in hiring, supervising and evaluating coaches and staff.
  • Experience working successfully with students, faculty, community and media.
  • Experience developing and administering summer camps and clinics.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to women's soccer rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to actively recruit and attract qualified student-athletes to campus and motivate them academically and athletically. Demonstrated excellence in professional/interpersonal communication.

Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Company

The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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MISSION

The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.

VISION

UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.

CALL TO ACTION

The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio.com. From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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