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Assistant Men's Soccer Coach - PT
DATE:   12/4/2013
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Men's Soccer Coach - PT
JOB STATUS:   Part-time
WORK LOCATION:   Kiernan Center
DEPARTMENT:   Athletics
SECTOR:   Business Affairs
SALARY:   $4,226.00

Under general supervision, the part-time Assistant Coach of the Men’s Soccer program assists the head coach in all aspects of conducting a Division I men’s soccer program.

  • Assist the head men’s soccer coach in the development and management of the soccer program under the regulations of the university, the NCAA and MAAC.
  • Supervise student-athletes in practice, and during travel.
  • Assist in the monitoring of the weight training and conditional program.
  • Assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
  • Assist in the preparation of recruiting letters; contact prospective student-athletes; prepare mailings and evaluate prospects.
  • Perform scouting, travel planning, practice planning, meal planning, and scheduling.
  • Equipment distribution, game preparation, filing, report preparation (NCAA compliance), launder uniforms, organize community service events, etc.
  • Instruct student-athletes in the athletic program.
  • Assist in the organization of team community service projects
  • Take over all necessary duties performed by the Head Coach in his/her absence. This includes the planning and running of practice and game coaching.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University.  Any question regarding the confidentiality of material, should be referred to the supervisor.  Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

45%     Assist the head men’s soccer coach in the development and management of the soccer program under the regulations of the university, the NCAA and MAAC; monitor academics, supervise practice of student-athletes; implement the weight training program.

30%     Recruit, call and write prospects, prepare mailings and evaluate prospects, assists during campus visits; performs scouting, travel planning, practice planning, meal planning, and scheduling.

10%     Oversee academic progress such as evaluating progress reports; running study hall, assisting with class schedules, etc.

10%     Equipment distribution, game preparation, filing, report preparation (NCAA compliance), laundering uniforms, ordering of equipment, etc.

 5%     Assist in the coordination of Community Service projects performed by the Men’s Soccer Team and Coaching staff.

  1. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  2. Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  3. Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: typewriter (if applicable) and/or computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine and fax.
  4. Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by telephone.
  5. Knowledge of and conformity to NCAA rules and regulations. 
  6. Working knowledge of recruiting techniques and the ability to effectively use them.
  7. Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business.
  8.  Successful completion of NCAA recruiting exam within one month of start.


The functions of the position usually performed standing, but may require some amount of time sitting. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, and calculator, involve extensive wrist and hand movement. This position requires traveling. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.

  1. Bachelor degree required.
  2. A minimum of one to three years of experience performing similar tasks is required.
  3. A USSF C License or NSCAA National Diploma. 
  4. A valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada. (Note: License can be obtained after moving to the area from out-of-state)

Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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