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Head Women's Coach

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
Mar 7, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Classification: Professional

Division: Athletics

Department: Athletics

Reports To: Director of Athletics

FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt

Job Type: Regular Full-Time/12 months

Location: Lincoln University, PA (near Oxford, PA)

Campus: Main Campus



The Head Women's Soccer Coach will be responsible for planning, promoting and administering a quality NCAA Division II soccer program. The individual will be responsible for recruitment, retention, skill training as it relates to developing a successful NCAA Division II soccer program. In addition to the soccer coaching assignment, the individual will be assigned additional responsibilities as the Community Engagement Coordinator. As the Community Engagement Coordinator, the individual will be responsible for planning, administration and implementation the department's special events to ensure increased ticket sales (all revenues ports) and ticket holder satisfaction through game promotions, Jr. Lions Club, Lunch Bunch, Student Athlete Academic Honors Reception, Annual Athletic Banquet, and all community engagement. Individual will assist the Liaison for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. The Director of Athletics will serve as the primary supervisor of this position.



  • The planning, promotion and administration of a quality Division II Soccer program.
  • Organizes, supervises and coordinates all soccer program functions including maintenance, planning, scheduling, and communication activities.
  • Prepares and controls the women's soccer budget along with all related expenses pertaining to travel, purchases and planning.
  • Promotes a positive public image inside and outside the University.
  • Works with the directors of compliance, registrar, admissions and financial aid for matters related to basketball scholarships, eligibility, enrollment and academics.
  • Monitors student-athletes' academic progress and all NCAA and CIAA rules pertaining to a timely response related to issues of compliance.
  • Assists the Sports Information Office on media relations related to Soccer.
  • Works with the Athletic Director and the Director of Facilities and Grounds regarding capital improvements for soccer facilities.
  • Remains available at all times to solve problems related to soccer team travel.
  • Working with the equipment manager takes responsibility for the administrative functions of all soccer equipment and purchases.
  • Develop, Coordinate (with Men's Soccer Coach) and plan the overall soccer schedule within budget.
  • Recruit sound and academically capable student athletes to compete on the soccer team and represent the Lincoln University Athletic program in a respectable manner.
  • Monitors the academic progress of all soccer players to ensure that the retention and graduation rate of soccer players is at or better than the overall University average.



  • Oversees the production and execution of special events, promotional events and community engagement events, in conjunction with the Athletic Director, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance/SWA, and Director of Sports Information & Marketing.
  • Market and promote the Lincoln University athletic program by setting up events that are community and campus related on campus and off campus.
  • Perform all duties as assigned related to the support of the athletic program in conjunction with the revenue generating support of the teams of the athletic program.
  • Identify and enlist corporate sponsors from the surrounding communities for athletic events.
  • Fulfill the required number of events as directed by the Director of Athletics or designee



  • Bachelor's degree required from an accredited college or university.
  • At least three (3) years of successful soccer coaching experience at the college level.
  • A track record of winning and/or producing good participants in the sport of soccer.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in coaching the sport of soccer.
  • Must be able to make decisions and have good judgment without constant supervision.
  • Must have the ability to recruit and identify those athletes with suitable skills to play in a competitive soccer program.
  • Must be able to recruit in and from a multi-racial environment.
  • Must be able to work well with other coaches from different sports.
  • Must be able to pass the NCAA Division II rules and compliance recruitment test.
  • Must be able to promote, market and speak well of the University and its athletic program to community agencies and organizations.
  • Must be willing and able to undertake fundraising responsibilities.



  • Master's degree preferred



Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible scheduling including evening and weekend work. Travel for administrative work is expected. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions; protection from weather changes, but not necessarily temperature conditions.




Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, and bend and reach.


The incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and /or skills required. This job description is not an employment agreement and /or an expressed or implied contract. Management has the right to alter this job description at any time without notice.


Lincoln University values diversity and seeks talented faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. Lincoln University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its employment practices, admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs.


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