Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time Position Type: Administrator Posting Date: Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled Posting Number: 1001840
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women's Soccer Coach/Facilities Assistant. This is a benefit-eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Women's Soccer Coach and the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Events. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III soccer program including, but not limited to:
On-field instruction for practices and games;
Creation of practice plans;
Player and team development;
Game strategies and competitive coaching;
Scouting opponents and game film preparation/video exchange;
Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes;
Other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities for facilities and events include: Assisting the Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities & Events in the administration of all departmental facilities, uniforms and equipment, and event management, including but not limited to:
Building, facility, and desk supervision and oversight of the Athletics & Fitness Center (AFC), or other athletic facilities as assigned;
Opening and or closing of the AFC;
Assisting with the oversight and training of student-workers;
Ensuring a welcoming, open, effective, safe experience for all individuals using athletic and recreational facilities;
Identifying maintenance and repairs items as necessary;
Perform spot checks and cleaning of facilities as necessary;
Pre-game set-up and cleanup for home athletics contests, physical educational classes and recreational activities or other events conducted in all athletics facilities;
Game site management;
Laundry and equipment oversight for the athletics program;
Other facilities duties as assigned.
Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.
Starting Date for this position is no later than 08/15/2020.
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level;
A valid and unrestricted driver's license;
Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations;
Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.
The successful result of a background check is mandatory.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.
Required Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants Qualified applicants are asked to submit a résumé and three references (with phone numbers and email addresses) to: https://employment.vassar.edu. No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by July 10, 2020 For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.
For full consideration applicants should apply by: 7/10/2020
Anticipated Start Date: 08-15-2020 Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.