The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh seeks a qualified candidate to fill a half-time, professional appointment as Assistant Soccer Coach. This ten-month position is expected to begin on August 15 and will assist with coaching, implementation of fundamentals and recruiting within a high quality intercollegiate athletic program that is consistent with NCAA Division III philosophy.
Responsibilities include: The successful candidate will be responsible for duties assigned by the head soccer coach, including but not limited to: recruiting, scouting opponents, public relations, budget operations, team travel arrangements, fundraising efforts, practice and game preparation and execution, monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes, and coordinating team community service activities. The Assistant Coach will work directly with coaching staff to develop a cohesive plan for student-athletes; Perform work related to the recruitment and retention of student-athletes, including assessing the abilities of potential student-athletes and making recommendations to the head coach for acceptance to the university; Assist with all other administrative duties as assigned; Operate and edit video and recording equipment for use by coaches and players; Continue to remain educated via conferences and coaching clinics; Assist in all phases of student-athlete mentoring; Promote good public relations for the program, the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, and SUNY Plattsburgh; Maintain a level of professionalism with your team, cohorts and opponents; perform other duties as directed by the Director of Athletics. Some travel and night and weekend work will be required.
Required Qualifications: Bachelorís Degree and relevant playing and/or coaching experience; Valid driverís license and ability and willingness to drive fleet vehicles; as well as to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary; High degree of care and awareness for prevention of physical injuries to student-athletes; Strong communication skills, as well as initiative, good judgment, patience with staff and student-athletes, and professionalism. CPR/AED certification required within one month of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications: New York State recruitment experience and knowledge of SUNYAC.
SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by July 11 will be guaranteed full consideration. To be considered for the position you must provide a complete application and materials. Please apply at http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/5508 and provide cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 current references. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment. Employees required to drive as part of their employment responsibilities must supply University Police with a copy of their driverís license for a review of their driving record and authorization to drive.
Salary: $16,214 minimum, plus excellent benefits.
Bethany Kress does not wish to be contacted by email about this position