St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.? As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.? We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.? As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.?
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
Reporting to the Head Men’s Soccer Coach, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting the head coach in all aspects of the men’s soccer program, including but not limited to providing coaching and instruction, recruiting, and facilitation of training and practice activities.
Provide leadership and instruction in areas of deficiency and motivate student-athletes to promote an atmosphere of accomplishment and confidence, and to always provide for the welfare of team members. Record and maintain student-athlete team statistics, assist with team travel and home competition duties. Scout and recruit both domestic and international student-athletes for the program who can succeed athletically and academically. Travel is required both within the U.S. and internationally. Collect and analyze tactical and statistical data of opponent teams and assist with designing game plans and strategies. Represent the soccer program, St. John’s Athletics and St. John’s University in a professional manner always, promote positive and productive working relationships with other staff members, campus offices and the community. Attend fundraising functions and other departmental/sport functions as required.
Ability to motivate student-athletes to strive to reach individual and team goals. Knowledge of soccer technique and tactics. Excellent written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated dedication to the full academic and social development of student-athletes. Knowledge of NCAA rules and interpretations and ability to successfully pass the annual NCAA Recruiting exam.
Lifting heavy weights. Physical ability to handle bulky or heavy stock items, equipment, and supplies routinely exceeding 50 lbs.
Need to ensure maintenance of office and strength room and report any issues per protocol.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This position is full-time: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Gameday responsibilities and traveling is required and may be required as well as select nights and weekend.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors’ degree required, Masters degree preferred in related field 2-4 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics. Valid Driver’s License Knowledge of MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint) required Coaching and/or recruiting experience in men’s soccer at the collegiate level is required. Ability to demonstrate and teach advanced skills, knowledge, and strategies of the game of soccer, knowledge of NCAA recruiting and compliance procedures; ability to work independently without direct supervision; excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and effective written and oral communications skills.
Preferred Education and Experience:
· Master’s degree
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.?All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: R4668
About St. John's University
St. John’s University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering.
Ranked among America’s top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John’s University educates leaders for today’s global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,700 Administrators/Staff, St. John’s is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people’s lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.