Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Athletics/Recreation

Position Title: Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer
Job Description: The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in day to day operations of the Mines soccer program, specifically in skills training, competitive coaching and recruiting.  Coaching staff at Mines are also responsible for physical activity class instruction. 
Responsibilities:
  • Teach fundamentals and sportsmanship
  • Prepare and manage competitions and team functions  
  • Monitor academic performance and overall well being of student athletes
  • Attend all men's soccer contests and as many other Mines athletics events as possible
  • Recruit prospective student athletes
  • Facilitate team travel arrangements and maintain logs and compliance forms
  • Purchase equipment and supplies
  • Attend coaches meetings and clinics for professional growth and take part in in-service trainings
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by the head coach or the Director of Athletics, including fundraising
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and experience coaching soccer at the high school age or collegiate level is required. Must have experience in the care and prevention of athletic injuries.  Also required are current CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications. Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record so as to be eligible to drive university vehicles and obtain CDL licensing. Also required are excellent organization, leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as computer literacy. Strong conflict resolution and customer service skills along with good judgment and decision-making ability are also necessary.  This position requires a willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • NCAA collegiate playing experience
  • Experience recruiting and coaching at an institution with high academic requirements
  • Experience recruiting student athletes in the state of Colorado
  • Involvement with collegiate summer soccer camps
Department Description:

Mines is an NCAA Division II member and competes in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Mines’ intercollegiate athletics program provides student-athletes with the opportunity to participate in 18 varsity sports. As one of 15 schools in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Mines provides an excellent opportunity and environment for both the scholar and the athlete.

How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required).
Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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Applications close: Mountain Standard Time

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