West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses, is seeking a selfmotivated and driven Assistant Men's Soccer Coach for the new WVU Beckley campus. This position will report to the WVU Tech Athletic Director.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in managing all aspects associated with a collegiate men's soccer program. Work in this position will primarily focus on the development of student-athletes.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Assist the head coach in managing all aspects of a NAIA Division I or NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Program.
Coach the junior varsity/club teams.
Coach on the field in area assigned by the head coach.
Assist in preparing for competition.
Assist in evaluating talent in current and prospective student-athletes.
Assist in organizing and conducting a strength and conditioning program.
Assist in organizing team meetings, student halls, and workouts etc.
Assist in monitoring academic progress, retention rates, and graduation rates of student-athletes.
Remain current and adhere to all institutional, NAIA and conference rules.
Assist in compiling annual inventories and prepare for equipment purchases according to state policy.
Assist in maintaining a competitive team.
Assist in recruiting quality student-athletes that meet criteria established by athletic administration.
Assist in driving and transporting student-athletes
Assist in organizing pregame activities.
Collaborate with staff, faculty and students.
Work hours: Various - full time
Length of Assignment: 10 months
Date of Appointment: July 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.
Two (2) years of collegiate soccer performance experience and/or
One (1) year of successful soccer coaching experience.
Ability to work positively with administration, department staff, faculty, students and director of athletics.
Excellent computer skills.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Valid driver's license required to transport student-athletes.
At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.
From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley -- the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.
Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.
To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu. View current career opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jun 4, 2021
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 230523
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.