Overview

The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for the organization, direction, and administration of all facets of a competitive NCAA Division III soccer program. This includes: teaching and developing players, planning practices and developing game strategies, managing the men’s soccer staff, recruiting qualified student-athletes, scouting opponents, organizing camps/clinics, alumni relations and supporting department fundraising efforts, administering operating budget, adhering to University policies and NCAA/UAA rules and regulations, and program management (e.g. scheduling, team travel, etc.). The Head Men’s Soccer Coach will provide leadership in the personal, academic and athletic development of student-athletes and will work with the Director of Athletics to support the overall mission and vision of the University of Chicago and Department of Athletics and Recreation. Additionally, the head coach must maintain collaborative working relationships with departmental staff, the College, the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, other units within Campus and Student Life, other campus partners and all University constituents. The Head Men’s Soccer Coach must be committed to the educational model of college athletics and the values of professional integrity, dignity, diversity and ethical conduct.

Conditions:

  • In accordance with the principles of NCAA rules compliance, it is understood that any employee who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
  • Considerable travel and frequent night and weekend hours involved.
  • Salary: To be agreed

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of relevant sports rules required.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and Division III philosophy required.
  • Knowledge, certifications, or training to manage, organize, and teach specialized aspects of the sport required.
  • Knowledge of relevant sports rules required.
  • Understanding of the role athletics plays in a rigorous academic setting required.
  • Ability to successfully teach, coach, and mentor competitive student-athletics required.
  • Interpersonal skills required.
  • Verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Ability to travel required.
  • Valid drivers license required.
  • Ability to drive safely required.