The appointee will hold a part-time faculty position and will plan, organize, direct, and monitor all activities of the intercollegiate Men’s Soccer program including the recruitment, conditioning, and training of the student-athletes and is responsible for student-athlete behavior/conduct and academic eligibility. The appointee will instruct the class for intercollegiate Men’s Soccer, and may be granted additional teaching assignments as might be available in the off-season or summer.
The stipend for head coaching duties ranges from $29,706.81 – $41,823.40 annually. Assignment of the Men’s Soccer Varsity Sport team class is for the fall semester (170 hours each) at the adjunct rate. Opportunity to teach Men’s Soccer Varsity Sport Off-Season classes in Spring (76 hours) and summer (25½ hours) terms if enrollment permits.
Education and Experience
| The standard minimum qualifications for coaching are;
Any bachelor’s degree AND two years of professional experience, directly related to the faculty member’s assignment OR any associate degree and six years of professional experience, directly related to the faculty member’s assignment and appropriate license or certification to practice in California.
For the discipline of coaching, the ideal experience is paid full-time intercollegiate coaching experience. However, consideration will be given to a combination of other coaching/playing experience including
A minimum of 50% coaching adult athletes in intercollegiate, club, semi-pro or professional competition. Remaining experience may include a combination of:
- Playing experience at the college level
- Coaching at the HS/Club level
- Licenses and Certificates
- California Class B Drivers License with Passenger Endorsement (must be earned before competitive season)
- Current CPR and First Aid certifications (documentation must be attached to application)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Recruit and retain student-athletes for each academic year. A minimum of 22 student-athletes must be retained at the first class census.
- Ensure compliance with all regulations, rules, procedures, and policies for the program as established by the Commission on Athletics, Golden Valley Conference, and Lassen College.
- Train student-athletes in conditioning, skills, and strategy development.
- Schedule practices and competitions.
- Arrange for travel with the team to off-campus competitions; travel with the team.
- Drive the team van for off-campus practices and competitions.
- Work closely with Men’s soccer coaches from District area schools to develop rapport and enhance recruitment of student-athletes.
- Meet assigned classes as scheduled, teach to course outlines and maintain accurate attendance records.
- Submit attendance records, travel & reimbursement requests and other communications in a timely manner.
- Attend Athletic Department and conference meetings as required.
- Attend Physical Education Division meeting when requested.
- In conjunction with the Athletic Director, develop and manage the budget for the Men’s Soccer program.
- In conjunction with the Athletic Director, analyze equipment needs and inventory; order equipment and uniforms as necessary.
- Maintain regular contact with the Athletic Director during the full-term of the contract, including the off season.
- Maintain currency in subject area.
- Work with students of diverse skill levels and socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
- Communicate effectively with students and colleagues.
- Organize and supervise assistant coaches and students.
- Assist student athletes with transfer to a four-year institution.
- Perform other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
Knowledge and Skills
Technical knowledge in all aspects of coaching Men’s soccer; effective oral and written communication skills with
Demonstrated success in recruiting student-athletes.
Awareness of various learning styles.
High standards of professional and ethical conduct.
Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious background and sexual orientation of community college students.
Coaching and/or playing college level soccer.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position of head soccer coach.
All employees must have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment
Minimum Education and Experience