Head Coach of Men's Soccer

  • Washington & Lee University
  • Lexington, VA, USA
  • 30 Mar, 2024
Full time Coaching Leadership & Management Soccer Coach

Job Description

Washington and Lee University: Athletics

Location

Lexington, VA

Open Date

Mar 22, 2024

Description

Washington and Lee University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physical Education/Head Coach of Men’s Soccer.  Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee is a highly selective, residential, co-educational, liberal arts university of 1857 students located in the beautiful Valley of Virginia.  The University is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, sponsoring 24 varsity sports.

This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Director of Athletics.  Responsibilities include organizing, developing and administering all phases of the men’s soccer program, including but not limited to: recruitment, budget management, on-field coaching, and the supervision and mentoring of an assistant coach.  The successful candidate will teach in our required Physical Education program. Candidates must be committed to a philosophy of being an educator, building a successful, respected program, and exhibit a strong commitment toward adhering to the policies and guidelines of Washington and Lee’s Physical Education and Athletics Department, NCAA, and ODAC. Emphasis on academic priorities for student-athletes as well as the importance of good citizenship both on and off the playing field will also be considered.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of identity. Our department is committed to preparing our students for engaged citizenship by creating an educational environment that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. In keeping with the University Strategic Plan, we welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates and members of other communities that are traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree, five years of college men’s soccer coaching or equivalent is required. A master’s degree and men’s soccer playing experience is preferred.  Salary will be commensurate with the education and experience of the successful candidate.