The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Head Men's Soccer Coach.
Applications will be accepted until 12/12/2017.
This position will be responsible for the management and leadership of the Notre Dame Men's Soccer program within established University and NCAA guidelines.
Plan, schedule and implement team practices using individualized and group training. Teach and develop techniques, skills and strategies that will assist student-athletes in competing at the highest levels. Schedule, oversee, and monitor training and conditioning.
Compliment the conference competition by scheduling non-conference opponents that will help achieve an RPI ranking, which leads to NCAA tournament participation.
Direct, train, review and develop assistant coaches in functions of coaching and recruiting. Recruit potential student-athletes by identifying, contacting, visiting, observing and evaluating candidates.
Collect appropriate statistical achievements including the collection of academic data. Closely monitor academic status of current student-athletes on a regular basis in conjunction with academic services for student-athletes and counsel as appropriate. Adjust practices and competition plans to satisfy academic needs of student-athletes.
Ensure adherence to NCAA and University rules for players, coaches and staff by compiling phone and time logs, processing required forms, and maintaining current knowledge of all NCAA rules. Understand the importance of ‘head coach control' and manage the soccer program accordingly. Develop and implement a time management plan in accordance with NCAA rules Comply with conference rules where applicable.
Plan and manage a team budget which takes into account program operations as well as team, coach, and recruiting travel. Manage grants-in-aid available to the men's soccer program. Organize and oversee the annual team apparel and equipment order. Plan and manage travel arrangements.
Participate in television, radio and newspaper interviews as directed. Represent the University through appropriate public relations guidance. Maintain positive relationships and interactions with the community through guest appearances, alumni visits, outings and other appropriate engagements.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 5 years of collegiate and/or professional coaching experience is required. Knowledge of NCAA/ACC rules and regulations is a necessity. Ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills used to represent the University, student-athletes and staff; strong administrative skills in order to plan, organize and implement a quality team and program; as well as diagnostic and strategy techniques needed to prepare athletes for competition.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S171023. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.