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Head Women's Soccer Coach

Muskegon Community College
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Part Time
Job Description

Muskegon Community College, an associate degree-granting institution of higher education, is a center for lifelong learning which provides a person the opportunity to attain their educational goals by offering programs that respond to individual, community, and global needs. We are seeking qualified candidates for the Women's Head Soccer Coach position.

Assumes responsibility for all aspects of the Program, planning short and long terms objectives, demonstrating technical expertise in the basics of the sport, and teaching the fundamentals and advanced level skills and game strategies to student-athletes, recruiting players including determining which schools to visit and which athletes to recruit, recommending the selection of team members, supervising practice sessions, scouting future opponents, providing expert advice to the team members, providing guidance or mentoring to student athletes throughout the academic year, and assisting with monitoring academic progress of participating student-athletes. Responsible for coaching, practice, conditioning, travel arrangements, and recruitment. Primary focus is on student athletes’ academic success and development.

Please note that individuals hired into this position will be employed by EDUStaff in contract with Muskegon Community College.

Required Skills


  1. High School Diploma Required, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
  2. Two years minimum coaching experience.
  3. Ability to recruit talented student athletes.
  4. College level teaching and coaching skills.
  5. Demonstrated ability to relate to people of all ages, races, and social-economic backgrounds
  6. Possess a strong knowledge & love of the sport.
  7. Knowledge of sport training and strategies.
  8. Demonstrated ability to project a positive and professional image in pressure situations
  9. Demonstrated character & values to represent MCC by leading, motivating, and mentoring Student Athletes
  10. Abide by the rules & regulations of the leagues in which you will be competing
  11. Successful candidate have strong inter-personal skills with a proven record of building rapport with culturally diverse students
  12. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and outside persons.
  13. Demonstrated use of tact, judgment and discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality when working with students, faculty/staff and others.
  14. Demonstrated history of dependability and punctuality.
  15. Ability to stay calm while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  16. Highly motivated and solution oriented with a high degree of integrity, ethics and dedication to the mission of the College.
  17. Ability to demonstrate appropriate problem solving skills.
  18. Demonstrated excellence in both oral and written communication skills to transcend diverse audiences
  19. Flexible scheduling to allow for evening and weekend work as scheduled by your supervisor.
  20. Responsible for instruction and facilitating student learning; committed to student recruitment, retention and success; assessment of learning, development of curriculum and use of instructional delivery modes utilizing both traditional and non-traditional methodology.

Essential Functions:

  1. Teach collegiate level skills and knowledge to the student-athletes, both verbally in English & by physical demonstration or participating in drills/sport.
  2. Appropriately manage & reconcile expenses within allotted team budget.
  3. Provide leadership and mentoring to all assistant coaches.
  4. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be approved through a background check to drive college vehicles.
  5. Be loyal and supportive of all sports of the Muskegon Community College Intercollegiate Program.
  6. Provide moral support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes.
  7. Able to lift/push/pull 50 lbs. Prolonged standing/walking/sitting. Prolonged use of computer/telephone (hand/eye strain).
  8. Motivate students, and team while demonstrating problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of MCC.
  9. Communicate efficiently and relate well to the students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
  10. Maintain, support, & encourage compliance with NJCAA Sportsmanship Policy.
  11. All other duties as assigned.

Physical, Mental, and Environment Requirements Include:

Mental Demands:

☒ Detailed Work

☒ Student Contact

☒ Deadline oriented

☒ Problem Situations

☒ Multiple Priorities & Demands

☒ Emergency Situations

☒ Confidentiality

☐ On-call Availability

☒ Continual Interruptions

☒ Working Alone

☒ Faculty Contact

☒ Working with Others

Physical Demands:

☐ Standing & Walking

☒ Sitting

☒ Carrying

☐ Lifting up to 10 lbs. ☒ Up to 25 lbs. ☐ Up to 50 lbs. ☐ 80 + lbs.

☐ Pushing, Pulling, Twisting, Bending

☐ Climb or Balance

☐ Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl

☐ Squatting

☐ Handle or Feel

☐ Reach with Hands and Arms

☒ Talking or hearing

☐ Tasting/Smelling

☐ Working Overhead

☒ Speak in English via Phone or In Person

☒ Close, Distance, Peripheral, and Color Vision along with Depth Perceptions

☒ Ability to Adjust and Focus

Work Environment:

☐ Exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat/cold; and moderate to loud noise levels.

☒ Normal Office environment with little, if, any, discomfort due to heat, dust, noise and the like. Ability to travel to all campus locations required.

Job Location Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Position Type Part-Time

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