University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis is currently seeking a head coach for its mens soccer program. The coach is responsible for creating and maintaining a successful collegiate program by managing all aspects of the mens soccer team including recruiting, teaching the sport, planning, and team management and game management. This is a full-time, year-round position that reports directly to the Director of Athletics and works with appropriate department staff for administrative sports duties.
The UHSP Eutectics participate in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) sports as a member of the American Midwest Conference. Teams include mens and womens basketball, soccer, cross-country, track and field, volleyball and tennis as well as womens softball.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Using department-established recruiting and roster goals, develop an annual recruiting plan focused on building a sustainable pipeline of student athletes, actively recruit new students, keep and update appropriate records, track teams athletics scholarships and manage team scholarship budget.
Establish player and team assessment of skills and gaps, develop comprehensive practice plans, manage practice schedules and demonstrate sport skills and provide feedback to individuals and team designed to provide continuous improvement. Prepare and execute game strategy. Utilize department driven surveys to continue to improve.
Maintain working knowledge of UHSP Athletic Department Operations Guidelines, UHSP Student Athlete Handbook and Student Code, association and conference bylaws and rules pertaining to recruiting and eligibility standards for incoming and continuing student-athletes. Maintain knowledge of sport-specific rules.
Actively support player health and welfare and monitor student-athlete academic success; identify and refer to appropriate student support services.
Coordinate and confirm team travel arrangements and expense requests and reconciliation, responsible for team during team travel for competition.
Creation of an annual team budget for department approval; management of team purchases and record keeping. Generate budget-relieving funds for the team.
Supervise and manage all assistant coaches and other team support staff.
Attend department meetings and maintain regular office hours. Perform secondary duties as assigned by Athletic Director.
To succeed in this role you will need:
Bachelors degree: preferably in education, or fitness and recreation, sports management, or exercise science.
2-3 years coaching at the collegiate level preferred or commensurate experience.
Professional, business, leadership acumen: familiar with NAIA rules and regulations.
Interpersonal skills: excellent communication with players, recruits and parents; understanding the demanding academic climate at UHSP; ability to assess student behavior/athletic ability.
Demonstrate alignment with University values of discovery, diversity, inclusion, integrity, respect, and service.
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Some research has shown that women and people from underrepresented groups may be less likely to apply for positions where they feel they may not meet 100% of the qualifications. But we believe you're more than a resume, and successful candidates rarely meet every qualification. If you believe you're a great fit for this role, we hope you apply. We look forward to reviewing your application materials.
Go to www.uhsp.edu/employment and follow the simple steps to apply online and submit a cover letter, resume/CV and references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The University's employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.
For more than 155 years, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis has provided a world-class education for health care leaders and innovators. Since its founding, the campus has been a place where future professionals and practitioners come together to learn, grow, challenge each other, and find new ways to tackle society's most pressing health care problems.
The University offers both undergraduate and professional degrees. Undergraduate degrees prepare students for health professions careers and also serve as the foundation for graduate or professional study, while the University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares students to be leaders and innovators in the profession of pharmacy.
UHSP is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. UHSP is a member of the Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium member (HERC), a recruiting resource for positions at regional institutions with job alerts and dual career search features. UHS has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a Great College to Work For eight of the past nine years.