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Western Connecticut State University, a Division III institution, is seeking applicants for the position of Men’s Soccer Head Coach. WestConn is a member of the Little East Conference. Additional information about the university can be found at www.wcsu.edu
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, all aspects of developing and sustaining a Men’s Soccer program that desires to be highly competitive; Providing direction, coordination, and instruction to the WCSU men’s soccer team; Recruiting prospective student athletes; Supervising assistant coaches; Ensuring compliance with NCAA, Little East and University policies; Counseling team members in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters; Representing the WCSU Athletic Department at professional, civic, charity, and alumni events; Budget management and fundraising leadership are also required.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree is required; Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of five (5) years coaching experience at the collegiate level, preferably at least two (2) years ‘experience as a head coach. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to recruit, train, and develop student-athletes. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and an understanding of, and a commitment to, the Division III student-athlete philosophy is required. The ability to relate to both internal and external campus constituencies is also required. As WCSU is a dynamic, diverse workplace, the proven ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.
Application Process: Prospective candidates must apply electronically by submitting a cover letter, which includes the contact information for three (3) current professional references and a resume, as one (1) complete file (PDF or Word format only) and not via multiple attachments to: Ms. Peggy Boyle, Assistant Director of Human Resources – Recruitment. In subject line of email reference the following: Your Last Name – Soccer Coach. Email applications to: email@example.com no later than Friday, March 20, 2014. Late applications will not be accepted. As Western is a dynamic, diverse workplace, the proven ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.
Application Deadline: Applications should be received no later than Friday, March 20, 2014. Late applications will not be accepted.