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Head Coach, Women's Soccer

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Category:
Athletics and Coaching

Posting Number: req5486

Department: Administration and Athletics

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

This is a full time head coaching position, overseeing the women's soccer program at the University of Arizona. The prime function of the head coaching position is to direct the women's soccer program within the rules and regulations of the Arizona Board of Regents, the Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

The University's strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pac-12 Conference, "The Conference of Champions." For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the website at: www.arizonawildcats.com.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for facilitating the
    academic and athletic development of every soccer student-athlete
  • Coordinate the recruitment of
    prospective student-athletes within the guidelines of the Pac-12
    Conference and the NCAA
  • Coordinate, track, and be financially
    responsible for the program budget
  • Monitor the academic progress of
    student-athletes
  • Coaching student-athletes at all practices,
    scheduled games/competitions, and post season; helping to prepare team physically
    and mentally for competition
  • Direct game preparation and
    strategy
  • Coordinating conditioning and
    training schedules with Strength and Conditioning Staff
  • Coordinate team responsibilities
    with regards to all support groups within the athletic department
  • Educate new coaches/staff members
    on proper techniques and desired philosophies of the athletic department
    and the women's soccer program
  • Follow all NCAA, Pac-12 Conference,
    and University of Arizona policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A commitment to responsibly
    adhering to all rules and regulations of the University of Arizona, the
    Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to academic and athletic
    success
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions
  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions
  • Dedication and motivation to initiate, lead and support value-added projects
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of position related NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and compliance
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and has a positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated
    organizational skills, including the ability to plan, establish
    priorities and successfully manage multiple priority projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relations
  • Demonstrated
    ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all
    organizational levels, and project a positive, professional attitude

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three years of college coaching
    experience or possessing a background as a club team professional, or
    professional playing experience.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Five years head coaching experience at an NCAA Division I level program

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 hours + Nights and Weekends

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Athletics

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Brent Blaylock

bblaylock@email.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume, Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit Resume, Cover Letter,
and the answers to the following questions as the Additional Document. Thank
You.

1. Describe your knowledge of NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations
relating to academics, satisfactory progress, and eligibility.

2. Please list below any experience you have had since 2015 with high school or
college student-athletes. This includes working or volunteering in any capacity
with a high school, AAU, sports club, junior college or 4-year institution
student-athlete, athletics team or department.

3. Applicants for this position are subject to the following NCAA Bylaws
11.4.2, 11.4.2.1, 11.4.2.2, 11.4.3, 11.4.3.1, 11.4.3.2, 11.4.4, 11.4.4.1, and
11.4.4.2. You may be asked about these Bylaws in an interview, and you may be
asked to sign a future affirmation confirming the same prior to or upon your
employment by The University of Arizona, if you are selected for employment. Do
you understand that by submitting your application for employment you are
affirming that you have read these Bylaws, and that such Bylaws would not
preclude your employment by The University of Arizona?

4. Are you the parent, coach, relative or guardian of a prospective
student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade or 7-12 grade for men's basketball
or junior college student) in the sport of men's basketball, women's basketball
or football or have any other type of association with any prospective
student-athlete in the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball or
football? If yes, please explain.

5. Is your potential employment within the athletic department conditioned upon
the enrollment of any prospective student-athlete (i.e., student in 9-12 grade,
7-12 grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sport of men's
basketball, women's basketball or football? If Yes, please explain.

6. Do you understand that failure to disclose any information related to your
affiliation with a prospective student-athlete (student in 9-12 grade, 7-12
grade for men's basketball or junior college) in the sports of football, men's
basketball or women's basketball might render your application ineligible for
consideration?

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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