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Admin – Athletics and Coaching

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics

Division: President

Posting Date: 10/27/2017

Job Category: Staff

Position Group: Unclassified

Job Description Summary:

Job ID: 4978 – FT – Unclassified (salaried)

To administer a Division I program in the
sport of women’s soccer consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other
appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference).

The Head Women’s Soccer Coach will be responsible for facilitating the
academic, athletic, and overall growth of every Women’s Soccer student-athlete. Additionally, this individual, will work closely with the
Women’s Soccer Sport Administrator and Athletic Director, to continually assess and elevate the program’s status in the areas of academics,
recruiting, budget tracking and reporting, equipment ordering, marketing/public relations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning,
departmental compliance, alumni engagement, facility management.

This position specifically supports the mission of the University
and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Plan, organize and direct all activities involved with a Division I women’s soccer
  • Develop and monitor the academic progress of students through graduation rates and APR scores.
  • Recruit
    prospective student-athletes of character who can developmentally thrive at Miami University.
  • Conduct the women’s soccer program in
    accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice
    seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and
    assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules.
  • Plan and administer all practice and game related activities in
    cooperation with game operations staff.
  • Work with Camp Director to coordinate soccer camps.
  • Schedule all contests.
  • Hire and supervise full-time assistant coaches and support staff
  • Develop, track, manage and be fiscally responsible for the
    sport budget.
  • Purchase and coordinate sport equipment along with assigned Equipment Manager.
  • Work with strength and
    conditioning staff to develop a program suitable for student-athletes.
  • Work alongside the Sports Medicine personnel to ensure the
    physical health and safety of all student-athletes is of utmost importance
  • Process financial aid recommendations as appropriate for
    the women’s soccer program.
  • Monitor the admission process for incoming student-athletes with the Office of Admissions.
  • Represent the women’s soccer program to outside constituencies (media, civic groups, donor functions, campus departments, student
    groups, etc…)
  • Participate in departmental activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled required
  • Assist in the identification of career outreach opportunities for student-athletes.
  • Engage the Miami Women’s
    Soccer alumnae across the country through a systematic stewardship process along with the help of the Sports Administrator and University
    Advancement Office.
  • Participate in activities as requested by the Red and White Club
  • Perform other duties as assigned by
    the athletic administration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Knowledge of NCAA rules
    and policies
  3. Experience in teaching soccer skills, recruiting and coaching
  4. Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with
    prospective student-athletes, current student-athletes, staff and University personnel
  5. Strong organizational skills to manage and
    lead an athletic program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Network of contacts in
    primary recruiting areas
  • Division I coaching experience

Duration: 12 months (Feb-Jan contract)

Temporary: No

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Required Documents: Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume

Application Types Accepted: Unclassified


Miami University

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

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