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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA

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

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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

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Key Responsibilities :

Juniata College, an NCAA Division III Institution, invites applications for a 12 month, full-time Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. Juniata is a co-educational, liberal arts college and highly regarded for its academic excellence. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting the Head Coach with all facets of the program, on field coaching and instruction, strong communications skills (email, phone, text), strong organizational skills, practice planning, film and scouting reports, the recruitment of qualified student-athletes, ability to travel for recruiting, academic monitoring, and the organization of prospect days. Secondary responsibilities in support of the Athletics Department will also be included.
This is a 12 month position that includes a monthly stipend, room, board and full benefits.

Primary Role:· Assist with all facets of the Women’s Soccer program including, but not limited to, recruiting, scouting, player and team development, team travel, camps and clinics.· Serve as recruiting coordinator—maintain database, manage communications and prospect information, generate and update recruiting calendars and schedules, , evaluate and communicate with PSA’s, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes.· Organize and coordinate all team travel including team meals, hotel arrangements, securing practice sites/times, team travel needs—extras bag, video camera, projectors, etc.· Assist with all aspects game preparation including scouting as required.· Assist with practice preparation and organization.· Assist with off-season program evaluations and preparations.· Assist with in-game strategies, adjustments, and decision making.· Assist with on-field and in-practice teaching, coaching, demonstration.· Conduct individual workouts and skill development sessions.· Serve as program liaison with the Sport Performance and Athletic Communication staffs.· Assist with planning and preparation for all summer camps.· Ensure adherence to the rules, regulations, and policies of all governing bodies—Juniata College Athletics, Juniata College, Landmark Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association.· Participate in overall administration of the Athletics Department by representing the office as requested and cooperatively assisting colleagues. This includes attending all mandatory department activities and functions, membership on department and campus committees, and participation upon request in enrollment, fundraising, and/or promotional events.· Support athletic operations and essential functions, as assigned by the Director of Athletic Events and Operations.
· Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director/Head Women’s Soccer Coach.
Juniata College is committed to cultivating an equity-minded and equity-engaged campus culture, one that is inclusive and supportive of its students, faculty, and staff. We believe that all members of the College community share the responsibility to value diversity, seek equity, promote a sense of belonging. We seek candidates who are sensitive to the needs of an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status…AA/EOE

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules, regulations, and the Division III philosophy.
  • 1-3 years of collegiate coaching experience preferred
  • NCAA playing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, strategize, recruit, manage, and represent a highly competitive college women’s soccer program
  • Valid driver’s license required, clear of major violations

Supervision Required/Given:

This position reports to the Head Coach of Women’s Soccer.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

It is Juniata College’s policy to conduct background checks. Valid driver’s license required, clear of major violations. Juniata College reserves the right to review driving records to determine suitability for position.

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Working at Juniata College 

Juniata College's mission is to provide an engaging personalized educational experience empowering our students to develop the skills, knowledge and values that lead to a fulfilling life of service and ethical leadership in the global community.

Founded in 1876, Juniata is a national liberal arts college located in the scenic Allegheny Mountain region of central Pennsylvania and is the intellectual home for 1,600 students and nearly 14,000 alumni. The College ranks highly in the percentage of graduates that eventually earn doctoral degrees. Juniata integrates international, intercultural and global dimensions into its curriculum and experiential learning opportunities and was awarded the 2012 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. Juniata is known for the personal attention it gives to students and flexible areas of study (its Program of Emphasis resembles a major but is more flexible, encouraging students to design a program of study and justify their choices. About a third of Juniata students self-design their entire POE.) Each student is assigned two faculty advisers, and the average student-faculty ratio is 13:1.

Juniata is a very strong community where student involvement is paramount. There are no fraternities or sororities. The student clubs and organizations (over 90 currently) have a positive impact on the Juniata community and on the larger community of Huntingdon and the surrounding area.

Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy not because of legal obligations but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. AA/EEO

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