Location: Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports
Job #: 1808087
Full Time; Six Month Contract – Annual Salary of $15,660.00
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves directing or assisting with developing the student-athlete physically, competitively and emotionally. Enhances the execution of competitive sports, manages team, recruits, fundraises and may determine competitive schedules.
In partnership with head coach, the assistant coach helps develop strategies for developing and maintaining large and / or highly visible intercollegiate sports programs. Responsible for overseeing specific aspects of the sports program including, but not limited to, individual goalkeeper player development, teaching goalkeeper position skill-work, planning and execution of practice and games, opponent scouts/film breakdown, on and off-campus recruiting, conditioning programs, fundraising events, and various administrative duties for team travel.
Must be attentive to detail; keep accurate records; and possess an ability to work with a diverse constituency, including but not limited to students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff administrators, prospective students, and other outside contacts. Must foster an environment of NCAA compliance. May provide guidance to other personnel. Assumes head coach responsibilities as needed. Additionally staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach. Work schedule often includes: evenings, weekends, and holidays.
At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings in athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.
Coaching positions available under this recruitment: Men’s Soccer, Men’s Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, M&W Cross Country, M&W Track and Field, Men’s Swimming, Women’s Swimming, and M&W Dive; 2-months 50% time (pre and post month) and 4 months 100% time.
Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing and for live media presentations.
Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Some special conditions include:
Successfully pass a pre-employment background check
Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.
Needs to maintain NCAA certified recruiter status.
Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07-22-2018
How to Apply
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
View full job description and access on-line application:
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.