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Seasonal Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

Posted: 09/12/2022


Responsible for instructing student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of men's soccer and providing input and assistance to the head coach in determining fundamental philosophy, skills, and techniques.


  • Assist the head coach with all aspects of the program
  • On the field assistant coach
  • Coordinate the offensive/defensive game plan with other coaches
  • Assist with planning of all practices
  • Assist in recruiting student athletes and maintaining the database
  • Helps lead initial underclassman recruiting efforts
  • Assist the head coach with inventory and issuing of equipment
  • Assist the head coach in communications with the Office of Admission and Office of Financial Aid regarding applications
  • Assist in communications with Campus Facilities for overnight prospects
  • Supervise student workers
  • Assist the head coach with academic records and monitoring eligibility
  • Supervise study tables for academic retention and assist in advising of the student on their academic progress
  • Maintain current knowledge and abide by NCAA/HCAC rules, policies, and procedures
  • Assist in weight room supervision
  • Supervise open field as needed and permitted by NCAA Bylaws for safety purposes
  • Assist the head coach with marketing/public relations
  • Support the total athletic program
  • Demonstrate integrity and uphold the values and mission of the University
  • Committee assignments and other duties appropriate to skills and training as assigned by the supervisors
  • Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the division; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed

Primary Contacts:

Department Director, coaching staff, Athletic Training Staff, Recreation Coordinators, Coordinator of Athletic and Recreation Facilities, Administrative Assistants, student employees, Student Affairs staff, Admission staff, prospective student athletes and families; high school coaches, Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and other members of the University community as well as the local and outside community

Supervision Exercised:

Student Employees

Supervision Received:

Works toward a previously defined objective and uses a wide range of procedures exercising discretion and judgment; consulting and referring to the head coach as appropriate.


Education: High School, Bachelor's Degree


1-year college coaching preferred/High School coaching

A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Specialized Training:

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs, coaching, University vans, First Aid and CPR



Customer Service:

  • Exhibit a "student/customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
  • Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students' needs
  • Demonstrate the ability to facilitate the transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational and athletic potential
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others
  • Available to work in evenings and weekends


  • Collaborate well with others and help make Athletics staff a cohesive group
  • Communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, division, or University goals
  • Willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Student Affairs Division and other areas of the University as appropriate as required during high service demand times


  • Develop and nurture an effective, productive, and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining an appropriate level of professionalism
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
  • Demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking
  • Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others


  • Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions



  • Take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • Demonstrate creativity and high energy
  • Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
  • Must possess an aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands:

Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work. Other demands as appropriate.


To apply, please upload the cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.
A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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