Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Northern Michigan University
Northern Michigan University is accepting applications for an Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach. The position will assist the Head Men's Soccer Coach with all assigned duties associated with the Intercollegiate Soccer Program.
Minimum qualifications: Coursework leading to a degree certificate. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. NCAA recruiting test proficiency, or passing within one month of hire. Possess a current CPR certification or the ability to obtain upon hire. Demonstrated successful soccer coaching or playing experience at the collegiate or comparative level. No prior involvement with NCAA major rules violations. Commitment to the academic success of student athletes.
Knowledge/skills/abilities required: Knowledge of NCAA and conference compliance rules. Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Oral and Written Communication - Active listening, speaking, and writing which ensures comprehension and understanding in both the speaker and target audience. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Monitoring - Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Ability to use various computer software applications to include video editing systems. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Originality - The ability to come up with unusual or original ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. Ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationship with student athletes, coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, college faculty and staff, alumni, professional colleagues, and the general public. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Ability to work effectively under stressful and high-pressure situations.
The position is ten months and the time off will be arranged with the supervisor. Variable hours and days, depending on playing schedule, recruiting demands and department events.
Northern Michigan University, with 7,900 students and 177 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.
Submit NMU staff application, cover letter and resume utilizing our on-line application process by accessing https://employMe.nmu.edu. All required application materials must be submitted electronically by October 26, 2017.
NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.