Reporting directly to the Sr. Associate Athletic Director-External Operations, the head coach is responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive NCAA Division I soccer program. This includes recruiting, hiring assistants, fund-raising, public relations, academic monitoring of student-athletes, adherence to NCAA rules compliance, participation in clinics and summer camps and professional expectations and other duties as assigned.
Strong background in soccer skill analysis and techniques.
Demonstration of a strong understanding of the tactical aspect of soccer.
Demonstrated ability to successfully recruit regionally and nationally.
Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
Commitment to the academic success and welfare of student-athletes.
Experience in motivating players and staff to achieve maximum levels of performance.
Evidence of ability to interact positively with student-athletes, parents, colleagues and the public.
Evidence of strong organizational skills.
Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated professional behavior.
Commitment to the philosophy of intercollegiate athletics at North Dakota State University.
Evidence of successful participation as an athlete.
Evidence of successful experience in coaching and recruiting soccer at a highly competitive level.
Experience in conducting camps and clinics.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
North Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university — an economic engine that educates students, conducts primary research, creates new knowledge and advances technology. The university provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will... create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world.
NDSU is a major research university of 14,400 students. The university’s researchers are leaders in areas such as nanotechnology, microelectronics, polymers, food safety, plant science, vaccinology, biotechnology, robotics and materials science.
NDSU is listed as 83 among 402 public universities based NDSU’s research expenditures reported to the National Science Foundation. In addition, NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including: agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, and computer sciences.
NDSU is a member of The Summit League and Missouri Valley Football Conference with an affiliate membership in the Big 12 Conference for wrestling.
NDSU has a storied history of athletic success including 25 team national championships since 1965 in football, women’s basketball, wrestling, softball, men’s cross country and women’s indoor track and field.
Since completing the reclassification to NCAA Division I in 2008, the Bison have won five football national championships, made three NCAA men’s basketball tournaments, eight softball regionals and one super regional, three NCAA women’s volleyball postseason appearances, NCAA regionals in women’s soccer, women’s golf and baseball, and produced several All-Americans in track and field, cross country and wrestling.