Averett University, founded in 1859, located in Danville, VA, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the USA South Athletic Conference, invites applications for the full-time position as Head Women’s Soccer Coach.
Primary Responsibilities The head coach will be responsible for management of all aspects of this Division III program including, but not limited to: recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes; day-to-day operations; scheduling of contests; fiscal planning; game strategy including practice and game coaching; supervising and evaluating of assistant coaches, and donor, alumni, community, video editing software, and media relations.
The successful candidate must be able to develop positive relationships with faculty, staff, students, media, alumni, parents, and donors while interacting successfully with department personnel and the University community. The head coach must conduct the soccer program in compliance with all NCAA, USA South Conference and the University’s rules, regulations and values. There will be secondary duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
The Women’s Soccer program must also be one that is in concert with the University’s mission and goals, in which student-athletes graduate and achieve competitive success. Applications are being accepted and the search will continue until the position is filled.
Work Schedule: Hours will vary as this is a professional position.
Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations. •Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone •Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc. •Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team •Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required •Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds. •Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking •Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting. •At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations •At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools. •At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole, punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc. •Primary work location is outdoors •Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity
Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and 3 Professional References to: Selection Committee, Women’s Soccer Coach, Department of Athletics, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541 Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. Please note: •Background checks are required for all positions. •Averett University’s policies, programs and activities, including hiring practices, comply with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression and veteran status. •Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications The position requires a bachelor’s degree, 2 years of successful collegiate and/or professional coaching experience; strong management skills, recruiting experience, computer and technology skills; and strong oral and written communication skills are essential. A master’s degree is preferred.
About Averett University
Averett at a Glance
Status: Four-year college, fully accredited, private, co-educational, traditional residential at Danville campus
Student body: Almost 1900 total students, including more than 870 traditional undergraduates from 23 states and 14 countries and Puerto Rico; approximately 1,000 adult learners in the Non-Traditional programs (IDEAL and GPS)
Student body diversity: total study body: 45% male/55% female; 35% minority; less than 5% are Non-Resident Aliens
Traditional, undergraduate, degree-seeking, full-time students are 50% male and 50% female; less than 5% are Non-Resident Aliens, 33% are Black or African American, 3.5% are Hispanic, and less than 2% are another minority race or ethnicity
Non-Traditional, undergraduate degree-seeking students are 42% male and 58% female; 29% are Black or African American, 1.5% Hispanic, and approximately 2% are another minority race or ethnicity
Academics: 30+ undergraduate majors, minors and special programs; 3 Master’s programs
Student-Faculty ratio: 13 to 1 undergraduate
Average class size: 12 for all programs
Athletics: 13 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s teams for traditional undergr...aduate students competing in the USA South conference
Religious affiliation: Baptist General Association of Virginia – Averett welcomes students from all faiths or no faith backgrounds
Value: Financial aid packages for traditional undergrads lower cost by almost 40% on average, 99% receive some form of aid
Location: Main campus in Danville for traditional undergrads. Adult learner sites at Danville, Roanoke, Richmond, Quantico, Chesapeake and Newport News
If you want to learn in a traditional campus setting or if you are a working professional who needs convenience and flexibility, Averett has a degree program to fit your life. Founded in 1859 as a school for young women, Averett grew to become a fully accredited, co-educational, four-year college in 1971. Today, the university enrolls approximately 1,900 students from 23 states and 14 foreign countries and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs at 7 Virginia locations.