This position involves providing overall instruction and management of the men’s soccer team at Davis & Elkins College. D&E is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and the Mountain East Conference (MEC). This is a ten-month position.
• Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree strongly preferred. • Proven success in coaching and recruiting or equivalent experience. • Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics play in an institution of higher education. • Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and MEC rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population. • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently efficiently and effectively. • Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. • Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty, and external constituents of the college. • Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment. • Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e., recruiting, on-field instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.). • Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement. • Instructs student-athletes in all aspects of the sport during practice and competition. • Identifies, researches, and recruits prospective student-athletes that fit the academic profile of the institution and of the athletic ability to contribute to the success of the program. • Ensures student-athlete academic success through intervention and campus resources. • Fundraises to support the operating costs of the program. • Makes travel arrangements and sets a competitive out-of-conference schedule. • Stores and issues equipment and ensures purchases are fiscally responsible. • Models high levels of character and sportsmanship and sets expectations for conduct within the program. • Evening and weekend work as necessary. • FLSA STATUS: Exempt
To Apply: Applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write "Head Men's Soccer Coach" in the subject line.
Davis & Elkins College seeks to “prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.” To fulfill this mission, the Department is committed to providing a rigorous education that also provides students with opportunities for experiential learning, and encourages entrepreneurship, collaboration and practical problem-solving. We also seek to support and advance the professional and economic development of our city, state and region by establishing partnerships and serving as a resource for all who seek to improve their local communities.