This position is a full-time, 12-month, benefited union staff position under the supervision of the Director of Athletics. This position serves as the head coach of the women’s soccer team and runs this athletic program in accordance with Maine Maritime Academy, North Atlantic Conference, and NCAA rules, regulations and policies. The employee must be committed to promoting academic and athletic achievement in a way that is fully aligned with the mission of Maine Maritime Academy Athletics and the NCAA Division III philosophy. The employee serves as the Administrator on Duty for assigned home athletic contests ensuring competition occurs in a safe and welcoming environment in accordance with Maine Maritime Academy, North Atlantic Conference, and NCAA rules, regulations and policies.
Serve as the coach of a varsity program responsible for organizing and directing all aspects of a successful and competitive NCAA Division III Program
Recruit and retain roster of student-athletes
Conduct high-quality teaching in a humane learning environment
Monitor and promote the academic and personal growth of student-athletes
Develop and manage program’s budget
Operate program in a manner consistent with NCAA and NAC bylaws
Develop and maintains alumni support for the program
Supervise assistant coaches
ATHLETIC CONTEST COORDINATOR DUTIES
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate greeting and accommodations for visiting teams and game officials.
Ensures contest facility conditions and standards meet conference and NCAA guidelines.
Ensures a proper game environment is maintained at all times with an emphasis on safety of all spectators, team members and coaches.
Serves as the primary point of contact for home and visiting coaches as well as officials during home contests.
Provides supervision of the Equipment Operations Coordinator’s student staff in his or her absence.
This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties which may be inherent to the position. The Academy may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees consistent with policy and collective bargaining agreements.
Excellent organization skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to prioritize and to handle competing multiple projects
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills required
Ability to interact with all levels of staff including management
Strong customer service skills
Ability to work in a student-oriented training environment
Ability to inspire and motivate
The ability to establish strong and effective personal and professional relationships
Flexibility, initiative, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to work with and support adolescents and young adults
Ability to work irregular / extended hours/weeks, including night and weekend duties as required
Adept at learning and using software programs
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree required
Knowledge of office practices and procedures
Computer proficiency/knowledge of Windows Microsoft Office Suite
Energetic, flexible and willing to work evenings and weekends.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in person and in writing
Public speaking experience
Valid driver’s license is required
Background check required
Contacts include Alumni, Parents, Students and various external and internal constituencies
This job requires the capacity to travel, work long hours, evenings and several weekends as necessary
Occasionally lift, push and move up to 30 pounds
Exposure to the elements during regularly scheduled outdoor activities
The duties require moderate to active physical activity.
Required to manipulate keyboard.
Requires sustained use of computer monitor.
About Maine Maritime Academy
Maine Maritime Academy is a public, co-educational college located in the coastal town of Castine, Maine. Our student population numbers approximately 950 students in courses of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. Our rigorous courses and experiential programs equip students with the practical skills, knowledge and training to launch successful careers upon completing an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree.