The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Women's Soccer Head Coach. The purpose of this position is to recruit student-athletes, coach, promote and manage all phases of a Division I intercollegiate women's soccer program in compliance with all NCAA, Conference USA, and institutional rules and regulations. Must have a strong commitment to the academic goals of the university and to the academic success of the student-athlete. Responsibilities include organizing and managing all phases of a Division I women's soccer program but not limited to practice oversight, student-athlete development, recruiting, team travel, game scheduling, scouting of opponents, budget management, strength and conditioning, medical issues, public speaking, community involvement and summer camp instruction. Appoints, supervises and evaluates staff members including assistant coaches. Successful candidate is expected to facilitate a positive environment for student-athletes and coaches.
Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for all areas of team performance including preseason and postseason training, practice and competition. Works closely with support staff to ensure peak performance of the athletes while ensuring their utmost physical health and safety. Develops and monitors the academic progress of students through graduation rates and APR scores. Conduct the women's soccer program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping of recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules. Actively promotes the women's soccer program on campus and in the community and fundraises as necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education required. Minimum 2 to 5 years of coaching experience or commensurate experience such as playing, player development or scouting. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
UTEP has become a national model for creating and successfully executing highly competitive academic and research programs while maintaining a deep commitment to serving a 21st century student demographic. A Carnegie high-research-activity, urban university enrolling over 25,000 students, UTEP is a member of The University of Texas System. It serves its primary constituency -- residents of far west Texas, southern New Mexico, and northern Mexico -- with 74 undergraduate programs, 76 master's programs, 22 doctoral degree programs, and a growing portfolio of online degrees. With an 80% Hispanic student population -- and an additional 5% from Mexico -- UTEP proudly reflects the demographic composition of the binational region from which it draws 90% of its students. UTEP's sports programs have accounted for a total of 21 NCAA Division I national championships. UTEP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.