Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s Soccer program with ancillary coaching or administrative responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS •Responsible and accountable for recruiting and retaining a minimum roster of 24 student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines. •Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student athletes at Centenary College. •Arranges and organizes yearly competition schedules. •Over 25 percent travel time required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions and recruiting. •Must be accessible and reachable by telephone or text message at times other than College business hours for the purpose of team member contact and recruiting purposes for texting or calling recruits after school hours.. •Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes by accessing databases for contact information and adding information, scouting, travel arrangements, budget management and to maintain constant contact with the NCAA, SCAC, scouting information, and team data. •Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules. •Ensures that athletic venue is properly set-up for practices and official athletic competition including all upkeep of the soccer field and wind screens. •Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed. •Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations. •Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation. •Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletic Department Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets. •Actively participates within the institution’s Division of Student Development. •Works in cooperation with the Director of Athletics and will have significant ancillary responsibility such as: compliance, event management, assistant coaching in sport, outdoor fields maintenance or sports information. •Supports the Development Office’s efforts to raise money for the Centenary Fund for Student Athletics. •Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director •This position may require night and weekend hours. •Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.
As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within your department.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
3 or more years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of soccer.
Experience in the recruitment of international student-athletes.
The ability to speak English and another foreign language.
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Flexible demeanor to handle multiple activities and personnel.
Must be well organized and self-motivated.
Must be able to obtain First Air/ CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.
5 years as a competitive player or coach in the sport of soccer
Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
Experience in a NCAA Division III program
Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college
About Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.