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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach II

California Lutheran University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach II

Position Category: Staff (Non-Exempt)
FLSA: Non-exempt
FTE: .60
Location: Thousand Oaks

University Background:
The mission of California Lutheran University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice. Founded in 1959 in beautiful Ventura County, the university has an enrollment of about 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students who come from across the nation and around the world from a diversity of backgrounds, cultures and faiths. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, Cal Lutheran is looking for candidates with a dedication to and success in working in diverse communities. The university is committed to an inclusive learning and work environment that values individual differences and respects each person’s dignity.

Basic Function:
Reporting to the Head Coach, the position is responsible for performing assistant coaching duties and assisting the Head Coach in the management and administration of the sports program in adherence to the policies, rules and regulations of the University, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). The position is also responsible for assisting with the implementation and execution of California Lutheran University's summer sports camps. The position is partially funded through the Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching.

Representative Duties:
  • Serves as assistant coach for the program; assists in coaching during athletic events; coaches scheduled practice and workout sessions; assists in the development of practice and game plans; coaches team members, individually and in groups; demonstrates game techniques; performs film review, analysis and exchange; performs other assistant coaching duties as assigned. E
  • Recruits academically and athletically qualified student-athletes to meet the University’s admission standards and enrollment goals. E
  • Ensures compliance with University, NCAA and SCIAC obligations; maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable University, NCAA and SCIAC rules and regulations; briefs student-athletes and monitors adherence to rules and regulations. E
  • Assists in the implementation of the academic program including monitoring of individual student-athlete progress to ensure academic eligibility. E
  • Serves as a designated game manager and on-site host/liaison to include (but is not limited to) duties such as: opening/securing visiting locker rooms; working with game officials; set-up; crowd control; greeting participating team coaches, and officials; scheduling, supporting, and attending pre-championship meetings; volunteer coordination; facility scheduling and maintenance; general troubleshooting during the championship events; supports game management duties as needed. E
  • Assists with California Lutheran University’s sports camps, including (but not limited to): coaching, registration management; scheduling events and arrangements; coordinating marketing efforts. E
  • Promotes the athletic program and specific sports through community events, public speaking, fundraising, and marketing; demonstrates community involvement through active leadership and engagement to include: participation in team-based community service projects; encouragement of student-athlete participation in mentoring; and participation in other service programs. E
  • Provides general counsel, guidance, and inspiration to students regarding their overall success; promotes good sportsmanship. E
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

E=Essential Duties

Knowledge Of:
  • University, NCAA and SCIAC rules and regulations
  • Compliance within NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics administration
  • Coaching theory and techniques; technical and tactical coaching of a position area
  • Effective promotion of good sportsmanship, academic excellence, positive attitudes and character.
  • The care and prevention of athletic injuries, basic sports injury first aid and emergency procedures.
  • Principles of sports leadership and training.
  • Film analysis techniques; video editing techniques for film exchange.
  • Basic liability and risk management issues.

Ability To:
  • Scout and recruit quality student-athletes.
  • Coordinate various Division III athletic operations including camps and events.
  • Serve as a positive role model for student-athletes.
  • Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with University, NCAA, and SCIAC rules and regulations.
  • Objectively evaluate physical skills in the areas of physical potential and mental capability for intercollegiate athletics.
  • Effectively teach fundamentals, skills, regulations, position details and strategies of sport during preparation and practice sessions.
  • Provide effective leadership to student- athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance.
  • Work within a team-oriented philosophy.
  • Lift moderately heavy equipment and materials.
  • Provide a safe environment for students, athletes, visitors and other constituents.
  • Analyze situations and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Work independently, prioritize, schedule and complete work.
  • Communicate effectively, in oral and written forms.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Maintain positive relationships with students, parents, guardians, colleagues, administrators, booster groups, foundations, and community organizations.
  • Maintain files accurately, in paper and in software programs.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Operate a personal computer and associated software, such as Outlook, Word,
  • Utilize Excel, Front Rush etc.
  • Coordinate and work summer camps.
  • Operate a vehicle to travel and conduct work.
  • Work flexible hours with frequent evenings and weekends.
  • Travel locally or nationally.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination equivalent to: bachelor’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, sports management, or related field and two years of coaching and recruiting experience in the sport of at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Accomplished division III coaching background in the sport of preferably with a working knowledge of NCAA rules compliance.
A proven ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes.
Collegiate coaching experience within the sport, preferably at the SCIAC or Division III level.
Commitment to the values, standards and expectations of NCAA Division III athletics and a liberal arts university.

Licenses and Other Requirements:
Valid California driver’s license.
Ability to obtain a Class B endorsed CDL License, insurance coverage (if driving own vehicle) or be insurable.
Possession of or ability to obtain CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), AED (automated external defibrillator) and First Aid certifications within 90 days of employment.

Physical Abilities:

Working Environment:
Working environment includes both indoors and outdoors; exposure to various weather conditions, including temperature extremes; Indoor work environment may not be air conditioned during hot weather; subject to vehicle operation to conduct work; travel is required; frequent weekend and evening hours is required.

Posting Number: Staff001352022
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date: 08/18/2022
Position End Date:
Open Date: 08/05/2022
Close Date: 8/23/2022
Open Until Filled: No

Application Procedure/Special Instructions:

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California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.
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