Eastern Oregon University, an NAIA institution in La Grande, Ore., seeks a qualified applicant to serve in the role of an Assistant Coach for the Men’s Soccer program on the main campus. This position will assist the head soccer coach in all facets of coaching, and operations. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
The assistant coach/graduate assistant will initiate and consistently recruit student-athletes to EOU;
Expected to perform all aspects of the recruiting process, including scouting, phone calls, providing recruits with accurate details regarding scholarship eligibility and programs at EOU;
The assistant coach/graduate assistant will be heavily involved in all coaching and teaching aspects, staying consistent with the head coaches’ philosophy and objectives;
Coaching, training, and running individual workouts with players;
Expected to engage in fundraising, and stewardship of positive relationships with the community;
A strong understanding of technology and efficient computer skills to support operations of the men’s soccer program at EOU.
Bachelor’s Degree. For admission into the MBA program, your bachelor’s degree must be in business or related fields (Agribusiness, Finance, Accounting, Economics, etc). If your degree is not in business, you can take additional coursework to be considered.
Admission into an EOU Graduate Program (MS or MBA)
A comprehensive understanding of Collegiate Soccer
Direct experience on a team, as an athlete, coach or assistant
Demonstrated writing proficiency
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously, while also working well under pressure situations
Understand and be able to effectively manage social media technologies
Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written
Ability to meet deadlines
Experience with the recruiting processes
A willingness or desire to be a college coach, after completing a master’s degree
All candidates are required to pass a Background Check review.
Send cover letter, resume, coaching philosophy and contact information of three professional references to Head Coach Ken Huber: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: This is a paid/tuition remission position that will, in total, cover up to one less than the total credits per term, and does not include fees. A competitive stipend will also be included with this position.
About Eastern Oregon University
Eastern Oregon University is located in La Grande, Oregon and serves as a regional center for education, culture and scholarship. Close to 25,000 people call Union County home and approximately 12,500 people live in the city. The community is a jumping-off point for many outdoor activities including skiing and hiking in the nearby Elkhorn Mountains, mountain biking along the Oregon Trail and fishing for trout and steelhead on the Wallowa River. The closest major cities are Portland, 260 miles, Boise, Idaho, 174 miles, and Spokane, Wash., 255 miles. EOU plays a vital role providing greater access to higher education in rural areas of the state. The small size of the campus and supportive learning community enhance the quality instruction and personal attention students receive. A broad choice of liberal arts, sciences and professional programs are available, all taught by dedicated faculty. Regional centers and off-site programs extend exceptional learning opportunities to students from nearly every part of the globe through the university’s nationally recognized distance education program.Students represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds and EOU is committed to fostering a ri...ch diversity in the university community. By participating in undergraduate research, internships and cooperative opportunities, international experiences and community service, all graduates are well prepared to succeed in today’s global environment. For more information about EOU and La Grande, please visit www.eou.edu/visitor/.