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Head Coach, Women’s Soccer

Employer
Ursinus College
Location
Collegeville, PA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

DepartmentAthleticsOverview

The Ursinus College Athletic department has an immediate opening for Head Women’s Soccer Coach. This is a full-time, exempt position. The candidate will be responsible for the administration and organization of a successful program that competes in the Centennial Conference and adheres to all NCAA Division III rules.

Responsibilities

The Head Coach of the women’s soccer program at Ursinus will be responsible for the following job duties:

  • Prepare, schedule and organize daily practice sessions, preparation for competition and off-season training;
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate Assistant Coaches and/or Volunteer Coaches;
  • Organize, direct, and mentor the coaching staff to carry out the goals and objectives of the program;
  • Schedule competitions in consultation with the Athletics administrators;
  • Organize and administer the recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and Ursinus College policies and procedures;
  • Manage all aspects of fundraising, alumni relations, and community outreach;
  • Responsibly expend allocated budget and ensure that the budget balances each fiscal year;
  • Engage in regular consultation with athletic training personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes;
  • Implement appropriate risk management strategies at all times;
  • Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of student-athletes at all times;
  • Work collaboratively with the Compliance Officer in regards to the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Centennial Conference;
  • Field a team that will be as competitive as possible within the guidelines set by the NCAA, Centennial Conference and Ursinus College;
  • Work to ensure the ongoing eligibility of athletes and monitor their academic progress;
  • Provide general advising, mentoring and support to student-athletes;
  • Engage in ethical decision-making and outstanding sportsmanship;
  • Execute all of these responsibilities as head coach in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the women’s soccer program, of the Department of Athletics, and Ursinus College;
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s degree preferred/3-5 years of head coaching experience
  • Knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, delegation and planning ability
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • Experience with recruiting and fundraising
Application

Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an AA/EO employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.

Organization

About Ursinus College

  • Founded in 1869
  • First admitted women in 1880
  • 1,650 students from 35 states and 12 countries
  • 20% students of color
  • 12 to 1 student-faculty ratio
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • All students and faculty are issued laptop computers
  • Nationally renowned First-Year Experience, including the Common Intellectual Experience(CIE) Freshmen Seminar
  • Over 60 courses of study, including a variety of interdisciplinary programs.
  • The Center for Science and The Common Good offers students the opportunity to focus on the intersection of science and society.
  • Idyllic 170-acre campus 25 miles from Philadelphia
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Watson Foundation list, Project Pericles, Bonner Leader Program
  • Member of Project DEEP, the Annapolis Group, the Centennial Conference
  • Home to the Berman Museum of Art
  • U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrpreneurial Studies

The College's most important assets are its faculty and staff. From time to time, a variety of job opportunities are available, both part-time and full-time. Ursinus is an ideal workplace where there are excellent resources and benefits and, of course, great people. The campus is beautiful and the students keep you young.

Ursinus College is committed to the celebration of and respect for human diversity.

Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.

Ursinus College complies with all federal, state, and local statutes and regulations governing employment practices.

Ursinus College is an equal employment/affirmative action employer.

All employees are expected to abide by Ursinus College’s equal employment/affirmative action policy.

Specifically, in matters affecting employment and application for employment, the College will take affirmative action to ensure that each employee and applicant, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, or disability (except as limitations may be mandate by law) is accorded equal treatment with respect to terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, and opportunities for advancement. The College will make good-faith efforts to enhance employment opportunities for minorities and women compatible with the availability of qualified candidates in relevant employment markets in which Ursinus College is able to recruit.

Ursinus College is committed to the celebration of and respect for human diversity.  We believe that human beings derive meaning and purpose through their membership in groups as well as through their common humanity and their uniqueness as individuals.  Intellectual and personal growth are enhanced by understanding and appreciating the similarities and differences among groups and individuals.

The celebration of, and respect for, human diversity at Ursinus is based on the following:

  • The principles of freedom and the quality of individuals as expressed in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.
  • The practical goal of preparing students to make significant contributions in an emerging global community.  All communities -- local, national and global -- are stronger and richer to the extent that individuals within them are able to communicate and to affirm life-enhancing values.
  • Individuals whose education has been grounded on mutual understanding and the celebration of human diversity are best prepared to contribute to the making of a just and equitable society.

This statement on human diversity should inform and guide the Ursinus College community as it establishes and implements educational and administrative policies and practices.  These ideals seem especially relevant to those policies and practices that touch upon race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation and gender, and all other aspects which tend to differentiate human groups.

In making this statement on human diversity, Ursinus College at the same time acknowledges the primary importance in an educational community of the diversity of ideas expressed in the pursuit of truth by all reasonable and free minds in an atmosphere of intellectual openness.

This statement on human diversity at Ursinus College has been developed in the context of the mission statement of the College and the institutional values generated by the mission.

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Telephone
610-409-3000
Location
601 E. Main Street
Collegeville
Pennsylvania
19426
United States
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