To assist in developing, promoting and supervising all facets of the University's Men's Soccer program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Head Coach in the following:
Ensuring that all relevant institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including, but not limited to: player eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scheduling and academic progress.
Responsible for promoting a positive academic environment to encourage all athletes to strive for academic excellence.
Assist in preparing and executing practice and game plans, strategies and alternatives which are designed to bring success to the program.
Providing moral support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well being of the student-athletes.
Establishing and maintaining community contacts, which enhance the success of the program.
Assisting in the purchase, maintenance and inventory of uniforms and equipment.
Assist in directing and managing the recruiting efforts of the program.
Assist in designing and implementing off season training programs for student-athletes.
Assist in all fundraising needs for the program.
Maintain appropriate communications with student-athletes and parents.
Assist in the planning of banquets, fund raising efforts and other activities which promote the program.
Assist in managing travel arrangements for the team.
Assist with promoting, operating and coordinating summer camps.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma.
Three years of coaching experience and/or collegiate playing.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to project a positive and professional image in pressure situations.
Ability to provide leadership to student-athletes and staff.
Experience and ability to positively interact with diverse student populations and groups.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Part of the work is performed in an office environment, not exposed to adverse conditions, and outside where there is little protection from the weather and where shouting is required to be heard.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54271
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.