The University of North Dakota Department of Athletics is currently recruiting for an Assistant Coach – Women’s Soccer. The primary function of this position is to assist the Head Soccer Coach with all aspects of the Division I program. Must have a commitment to compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes. This position provides comprehensive assistance to the Athletics Department in the area of providing comprehensive instruction to the soccer team. This position will provide instruction to the team that includes teaching proper skills and techniques, teaching basic physical health concepts to include nutritional education, teaching team and individual leadership concepts/skills as well as providing general safety instruction.
The purpose of UND Athletics is to initiate, stimulate, and improve the athletics program for student-athletes to promote and develop their education, leadership, physical fitness, athletic excellence, and provide opportunities for participation in a sport of choice. Its competitive athletics program is designed to be a vital part of the University of North Dakota’s education system by stressing the importance of each student-athlete being and active part of the student body while making satisfactory progress toward a baccalaureate degree.
Duties & Responsibilities
Design instructional/training in-season/off-season specific to assigned player groups and individuals.
Assist/run practices under the direction of the Head Coach.
Teach basic physical health concepts (to include nutritional education) specific to assigned player groups and individuals.
Provide instruction related to team and leadership concepts/skills specific to assigned player groups and individuals.
Provide general safety instruction for all activities in which the team and/or individuals participate. Specifically instruct student athletes on safe training and exercise techniques.
Assist with all facets of coaching at all UND games and practices.
Serve as a role model and demonstrate a professional working relationship with student-athletes.
Assist strength coach for weight-lifting and conditioning practices, as needed.
Provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety, and physical & mental well-being of the student-athletes.
Recruit quality prospective student-athletes for the sport program.
Handle day-to-day correspondence, both email and print mail, as assigned.
Handle weekly telephone calls, as assigned.
Coordinate official and unofficial campus visits, as assigned.
Handle documentation for each prospective student athlete in accordance with NCAA and UND Athletics Department compliance protocols/rules.
Follow all NCAA, conference, UND rules and regulations.
Assist with statistics at all UND games and practices.
Assist with team travel and/or scouting as assigned.
Oversight of academic progress for soccer program.
Assist with social media for the program, when applicable.
Develop community support for the program and participate in Athletics department and fundraising activities, as assigned.
Assist with maintaining contact with alumni and boosters, as assigned.
Assist with all aspects of camps/clinics, as assigned.
Follow all university hiring procedures, as assigned.
Prepare hire forms for each camp coach/counselor, monitor/approve all timesheets in HRMS, if applicable.
Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.
Must have effective professional working relationship with student-athletes, staff, administration, alumni, and general public.
Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal & written), and computer skills.
Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize.
Ability to teach and work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Must have commitment to NCAA compliance and follow all NCAA, conference and UND rules and regulations.
Must have commitment to academic success of student-athletes.
Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student athletes including having a valid driver’s license.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
Minimum of one season coaching women’s soccer at the collegiate level.
Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations.
Successful completion of a criminal history background check.
Valid Driver’s License
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. This position does not support visa sponsorship for continued employment.
Experience with organizing and assisting with summer camps.
Experience with video analysis software.
Experience coaching goalkeepers at the collegiate level for women’s soccer.
Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification
Salary Range of $31,000 - $33,200 per year. Full-time, Benefitted position.
Work Schedule/Start Date
Regular Work Schedule; work required for nights, weekends, and travel up to 25% for all home and away practices, competitions, recruiting, fundraising, and/or other athletic-related events.
Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.
For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 11:59PM on the closing date.
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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.
Confidentiality of Application Materials
Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.
The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.
Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.
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