Head Women's Soccer Coach

  • Davis & Elkins College
  • Elkins, WV, USA
  • 03 Apr, 2024
Full time Coaching Leadership & Management Soccer Coach Womens Football

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: This position involves providing overall instruction and management of the women’s soccer team at Davis & Elkins College. D&E is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and the Mountain East Conference (MEC). This is a ten-month position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Proven success in coaching and recruiting or equivalent experience.
  • Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics play in an institution of higher education.
  • Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and MEC rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty, and external constituents of the college.
  • Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment.
  • Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e., recruiting, on-field instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.).
  • Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement.

 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Instructs student-athletes in all aspects of the sport during practice and competition.
  • Identifies, researches, and recruits prospective student-athletes who fit the academic profile of the institution and have the athletic ability to contribute to the success of the program.
  • Ensures student-athlete academic success through active involvement and campus resources.
  • Fundraises to supplement the operating costs of the program.
  • Makes travel arrangements and sets a competitive out-of-conference schedule.
  • Stores and issues equipment and ensures purchases are fiscally responsible.
  • Models high levels of character and sportsmanship and sets expectations for conduct within the program.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Evening and weekend work as necessary

 

To Apply: Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of three references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at coreym@dewv.edu.   Please put “Women’s Soccer Head Coach” in the subject line of the email.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Proven success in coaching and recruiting or equivalent experience.
  • Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics play in an institution of higher education.
  • Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and MEC rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty, and external constituents of the college.
  • Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment.
  • Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e., recruiting, on-field instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.).
  • Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement.