Assistant Coach-Men's Soccer

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
May 02, 2014

Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty

Department: Intercolleg Athletics 490000 YIA

Position Summary: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in the organization, administration and promotion of all aspects of the Oregon State Men's Soccer program. Coaching includes instruction, academic supervision of the athletes, program management for the specific area assigned and preparation of recommendations to the Head Coach and Director of Athletics. Adhere to the policies set forth by direct supervisors, Head Coach and Athletic Director, as well as Oregon State University, the PAC12 Conference and The National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Position Duties: 40% Coaching/Teaching:
Scout future opponents by film, watching games, and/or telephone reports. Retrieve video tapes of future opponents. Develop scouting reports on future opponents. Provide consultation and expert advice to head coach and team members. Prepare, plan, conduct, and evaluate practice sessions, as directed. Teach individuals and groups of players specific tasks and skills before, during and after practice, during season and off-season. Teach all aspects of SOCCER as requested. Teach progressions and drills during daily practice time. Be available to coaches and players before, during and after practices, games, and events.

35% Recruitment:
Negotiate scholarship offers to prospects. Coordinate and oversee the recruitment of student-athletes. Prepare and distribute recruiting information. Attend off-campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contact. Coordinate mailing of recruitment materials to prospective student-athletes; maintain computerized "master" recruit list. Make phone contact with prospective student-athletes when appropriate. Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents. Travel may be required to complete some or all of the position duties.

10% Team Administration:
Serve as event host for visiting team; meet visiting team upon arrival and assist them with directions and special needs. Plan long and short-term team objectives under the leadership of the Head Coach. Establish and reinforce requirements for team members in terms of academic and athletic progress, which includes access to confidential student information. Coordinate recruiting efforts with the Office of Admissions.

5% Camps/Supervision:
Manage all aspects of OSU SOCCER CAMPS including budgets, payroll and personnel decisions. Administer day-to-day operations and staff of summer athletic camps, as directed by the Head Coach. Provide leadership, supervision and direction for assigned staff. Plan, assign and review work, establish goals for each position and assess performance through completion of evaluations; hire, train, promote employees; discipline or effectively recommend discipline up to and including dismissal; and address grievances, developing a framework for corrective actions as necessary. Will participate in a Youth Program (camp) that would likely require interaction with persons under 18 years of age in a private setting.

5% Fundraising:
Operate as the Tournament Director for various fundraising events.
Assist in the formulation of team and department fundraising activities and promotional events.

5% Campus/Community Communication:
Interact with various campus offices, departments, as well as individual faculty and staff members. Maintain effective and open communication with OSU faculty as necessary. Serve as guest speaker at public events on behalf of OSU Athletics. Serve in a leadership role and promote participation in community service activities by student athletes. Coordinate community service and OSU athletics-to-school programs.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule: Must work evenings and weekends.

Will occasionally work in Youth Programs unsupervised at times.

Will have access to confidential student information.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in field of choice.

Assistant coaching experience in Men's Soccer at the NCAA Division 1 level OR Head coaching experience in Men's Soccer at a 4 year collegiate level.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every two (2) years.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Goalkeeper coaching experience.

NCAA Division 1 recruiting experience.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 05-01-2014

For Full Consideration Date:

Closing Date: 05-08-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Posting Number: 0012337

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