St. Bonaventure University is a private Franciscan university in St. Bonaventure, New York. It has 2,381 undergraduate and graduate students. The Franciscan Brothers established the university in 1858

Responsible for overseeing all aspects and management of a competitive NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer program including conducting practices and games, scheduling competitions, recruiting of qualified students, fundraising, fiscal oversight, and donor/alumni/community relations.

Examples of Duties
Plans and executes a successful program that would include duties such as: conducting regular team practice sessions; coaching the student athletes, evaluating athletes performance in practice and competition; monitoring the conditioning and training of student athletes, advises and counsels student athletes regarding their obligations to comply with all rules and regulations related to financial aid and eligibility, as well as personal conduct and academics. Develops competition schedule in conjunction with Senior Associate Director of Athletics to promote success.

Arranges and conducts recruiting functions including off- and on-campus visits, evaluations and contacts of prospective student-athletes.
Attends community, alumni and donor-related events to garner support of program and University; represents program/university at Atlantic 10 Conference meeting; attends regional and national conferences;

Oversees all expenses and expectations of fiscal responsibility within designated budgets. 10% 10%

Supplemental Functions:

Full travel responsibilities in-and-out of sport season.

Typical Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s Preferred.
5 years of prior coaching experience at the college, club or professional sports level or as a collegiate athlete.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis without sponsorship.

Certification and/or Licensure

First Aid, CPR, AED Required (or willingness to obtain).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to act with honesty and sportsmanship at all times so that intercollegiate athletics as a whole, the university and they as individuals, represent the honor and dignity of fair play and the generally recognized high standards associated with wholesome competitive sports.

Solid knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.

Ability to handle highly confidential material and maintain strict confidence.

Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures and have knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the swimming and diving program.

Ability to successfully recruit and retain student athletes.

Skilled in exemplary customer service, including dealing effectively with the students, faculty, staff, and general public both in person and over the telephone.

Ability to maintain professionalism when dealing with all staff and other customers and possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

Demonstrated knowledge, understanding, and sensitivity to the needs of all prospective as well as current students.

Excellent writing skills and the demonstrated ability to develop written reports and action plans. Good organizational, oral and recruiting skills.

Ability to work effectively, decisively and flexibly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Ability to identify problems and to propose feasible solutions.

Strong organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Knowledge of, or ability to stay current with technologies.

Ability to lead and guide student-athletes in area of specialty.

Ability to travel with the team and monitors the conduct of student athletes.
Ability to accept and provide effective supervision, assignments, change and correction