The position reports directly to the Athletic Director and implements all aspects of the NCAA Division III collegiate men's soccer program. Must have a clear understanding of NCAA Division III rules and philosophy, a commitment to recruiting, developing and graduating quality student-athletes. This individual will be responsible for all coaching duties including, but not limited to, planning and facilitation of practice sessions, game preparation, recruiting, and scheduling.
Manage, coordinate and develop all aspects of a successful program including but not limited to:
Recruiting and retaining student-athletes in accordance with NCAA, OAC and institutional rules, regulations and guidelines
Organizing, preparing and executing effective practice and game plan strategies
Managing successfully the daily operations of the program: budgeting, scheduling, travel arrangements, and game day organization
Monitoring student-athletes academic progress
Supervising assistant coaches and other support staff
Aid in the supervision and monitoring of strength and conditioning facilities and activities
Fostering a cooperative work environment and providing mutual support with all constituencies and colleagues
Representing the program and University of Mount Union with sportsmanship, integrity and professionalism
Perform other athletic department duties as assigned by the athletic director
Five years successful coaching experience with collegiate coaching experience preferred
Knowledge of NCAA and OAC rules and regulations and understanding of the NCAA D-III athletic philosophy
Ability to successfully impart knowledge and motivate learning in student athletes
Ability to identify and recruit student-athletes
Strong ethical character and interpersonal communication skills
Sport specific knowledge in all positions
Proficient with technology applications applicable to the position
Certified in or ability to be certified in CPR/AED
Commitment to diversity
Must pass a background check
Must be able to travel, maintain a valid driver's license and be able to secure and maintain certification to drive university vehicles
Expectations: Uphold the high professional standard of conduct expected of each person on campus as outlined in our Employee Handbook. Build positive interpersonal relationships in and out of the athletic department by attending College functions, both social and professional; staff meetings; faculty meetings; serving on committees; etc.
This position is required to complete assigned University compliance training as communicated by the University.
Internal Number: 2020 -00014
About University of Mount Union
The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s more than 2,300 students can select from 56 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors as well as master’s programs in physician assistant studies and educational leadership and a doctoral program in physical therapy. Known for its academic excellence and personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and a curriculum delivered by dedicated faculty members, 87% of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields.
Since 2005, nearly $110 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities including a recreation center, apartment-style housing options, health and medical sciences facility, and performing arts center. Primarily residential in nature, Mount Union’s picturesque 123-acre campus is located in Alliance, OH (population 23,000), within 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The 162-acre Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center is located six miles away. The University’s endowment is in excess of $141 million.
The University striv...es to make its exceptional educational experience accessible to students of all financial backgrounds. Its increasingly-diverse campus community benefits from a student-centered approach and array of activities for cultural, civic, and social development. Students experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation, both in the workforce and in graduate study.
The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.