This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of a dynamic women’s soccer program including, but not limited to activities involved in practice sessions and competition events. Responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies. Possess a commitment and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of NWOSU, the GAC, and the NCAA. A coach who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or correction action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination for significant or repeated violations. Facilitates the provision of all information necessary to determine prospective student-athlete eligibility. Annually declares and receives approval from the Director of Athletics and President for athletically related income. Educates student-athletes of NCAA regulations regarding reporting of employment earnings. Supervises conduct of athletes on trips and at games. Teach 3 courses in the Health and Sport Science department in non-championship segment of Women’s Soccer (spring). Must be available to teach 1 additional course in the summer as part of the appointment.
Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience playing and coaching in the sport s/he coaches. Must be certified in AED/CPR. Strong leadership and communication skills. Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained. Demonstrates effective public speaking skills. Works well with various news media organizations. Committed to both athletic and academic excellence. Master’s degree in Health and Sports Science or Physical Education preferred.
About Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, public regional institution in the Oklahoma System of Higher Education and is accredited by the North Central Association and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Northwestern has received national acclaim for its combination of high quality academic programs and affordability. While Northwestern primarily serves the vast geographical area of northwest Oklahoma and the Panhandle, its students come from more than 40 states and 20 countries. Northwestern is a proud NCAA Division II member and competes within the Great American Conference. The main campus is located in Alva, a city of approximately 5,000 residents in northwest Oklahoma. Alva is located 14 miles south of the Kansas border, approximately 115 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, and 100 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas. The community is fully engaged with the University and even dedicates sales tax money to fund scholarships. Students can choose from more than 40 areas of study to earn their Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees. Northwestern offers master's degree programs in education, counseling psychology, and American Studies,... and a doctoral program in nursing practice. Students enjoy a vibrant on-campus college experience by living in university housing, dining in the cafeteria or Student Center Snack Bar, participating in Greek life or campus organizations, attending home athletic contests, or attending numerous other campus events. Northwestern also operates additional locations in northwest Oklahoma’s two largest cities – Enid and Woodward.