Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Tasked with aiding the Head Coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III soccer program. Experience playing, coaching, and recruiting in intercollegiate soccer is strongly preferred.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Successful recruitment of academically and athletically prepared soccer student athletes The highest commitment to student-athlete health and well-being. Adherence to institutional, conference and NCAA Division III policies and procedures. Ability to instruct, provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill. Ability to break down opponents and form detailed scouting reports that can be quickly consumed. Ability to effectively communicate with current and future student athletes Ability to communicate effectively with others using spoken word and written word High energy and enthusiastic demeanor. Self-Motivated with the ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative. Able and willing to work nights and weekends, along with long hours (specifically during season and high recruitment periods). Able and willing to travel (sometimes during holiday periods) Ability to provide head coach with specific information to enhance the program in areas such as: team selection, tactical adjustments, player development, team building, training and scouting sessions. High level of technical ability with technology. Social Media. Ability to break down film using Hudl, Premier Pro, iMovie or Window Movie Maker. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Professional and respectful at all times to fellow members of the coaching staff, team and campus community. Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition. Performs related duties as assigned. Special Considerations:
Ability to work with goalkeepers Ability to speak Spanish POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea. Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas. Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Competitiveness - Willingness to strive to get ahead or to finish projects. Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation. Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type. Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task. Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result. Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals. Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability. Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative. Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in any field. Master's degree preferred.
Experience: Two to four years related experience.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Other Requirements: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of collegiate soccer. Knowledge of rules and regulations of NCAA Division III and the American Rivers Conference as they pertain to collegiate soccer.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Active environment with workplaces on the soccer field as assistant coach and sedentary office work as administrative assistant.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must go to: http://loras.applicantpool.com to apply. Please upload: your letter of application and resume. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.