Assistant Coach or Graduate Assistant for Women's Soccer - D1
July 3, 2018
Buffalo, New York
Part-time - Entry Level
United Soccer Coaches National
Coaching, Coaching - Soccer
4 Year Degree
Assistant Coach or Graduate Assistant for Women's Soccer
Canisius College invites interested and qualified persons to apply for the position of Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer. We are seeking to fill this position either with a part-time Canisius College employee or with a full-time graduate assistant coach. The graduate assistant coach position allows for 18 credit hours per year, (the student is responsible for all fees associate with the classes) and provides a stipend of $7,000 a year. The part-time assistant coach is a non-exempt position.
This position will begin with the Fall 2018 semester. Canisius is a member of the Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. This position reports to the Head Coach for Women’s Soccer.
Instruct and evaluate well-prepared student-athletes.
Organize and execute individual skill instruction for players.
Schedule and coordinate conditioning drills and workouts in conjunction with assigned strength training coach.
Assist with academic advisement, monitoring and development of student-athletes.
Recruit qualified student athletes for Canisius College women’s soccer program.
Develop scouting reports for opponents as assigned and evaluate game tape.
Assist with team travel and recruiting trip arrangements.
Assist with coordinating official and unofficial visits, written correspondence and telephone communications.
Market and direct the Canisius College women’s soccer camps.
Ensure the women’s soccer program is administered with constant commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online applicant tracking system. To apply, go to https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius. Please include your cover letter and resume with your online application. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.
Playing and/or coaching experience at the Division I level is preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.
Experience in training goalkeepers a plus.
Previous experience supervising, communicating with, and instructing student-athletes is preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Ability to work with a diverse population of student-athletes, parents, coaches, and administrators.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a positive driving record per the college’s insurance provider (or upon moving to NYS obtain a NYS driver’s license within NYS DMV residency guidelines after hire).
About Canisius College
Consistently ranked among the top regional institutions in the Northeast, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York and one of 28 Jesuit, Catholic colleges in the nation. Founded in 1870 by German Jesuits, Canisius is named for St. Peter Canisius, a renowned Dutch educator and one of the original members of the Society of Jesus. What began in a single building in downtown Buffalo now consists of 37 buildings located on 72 acres in a residential neighborhood in North-Central Buffalo. We are a masters-level, comprehensive university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional programs that are distinguished by close student-faculty collaboration and experiential learning opportunities that transform the mind and spirit. Canisius promotes the Jesuit principles of excellence, service and leadership through a broad range of learning experiences and a distinct core curriculum that is grounded in the liberal arts.