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Head Women's Soccer Coach

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

Position Details

Position Information

Head Women's Soccer Coach

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Job Type

Position Summary

This position directs, provides leadership, and oversees all coaching duties for the Women’s Soccer program which operates under NCAA Division II and RMAC operating bylaws and regulations. Directs and coordinates all aspects of recruitment and training for athletic competition, and oversees the planning and fiscal management of program activities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Organizes, prepares, and conducts individual and team practices, training and competition.
  • Recruits student-athletes in accordance with NCAA and RMAC rules and regulations through scouting, attending tournaments, and home visits.
  • Directs all aspects, areas and components of the sports team.
  • Coordinates all strategic aspects of the specific sports program.
  • Represents sports program to various institutional programs and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public.
  • Manages all daily operations and coordinates all administration facets of the specific sports program.
  • Oversees all aspects of the financial operation of the specific sports program.
  • Organizes all fundraising activities of the specific sports program.
  • Arranges team competition schedule and team travel.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Experience: Three (3) years coaching experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Education: Master’s Degree in any field and collegiate coaching or playing experience
  • Experience: Five (5) years coaching experience at the collegiate level, or
    • Three (3) years coaching experience and a Coaching C License or higher
Special Conditions for Eligibility
  • Must the NCAA Coaches Curriculum within the first two (2) weeks of employment
  • Must be willing to work weekends, evenings and odd hours as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports and playing rules;
  • Ability to lead and motivate student athletes;
  • Knowledge of NCAA student athlete academic eligibility requirements;
  • Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
  • Knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules;
  • Knowledge of travel/lodging planning and scheduling;
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment;
  • Ability to organize and coordinate;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Physical Demands

Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Bending – Frequently
Squatting – Frequently
Climbing – Frequently
Kneeling – Frequently
Lifting up to 50 pounds – Frequently

Working Environment

Work is performed in an indoor/outdoor setting

Pay Rate
50,000 - 60,000

Work Location/Campus Center
Las Vegas, NM Campus

EEO Statement

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest/cover letter; 2) Resume; 3) Names, telephone numbers and email address of three (3) professional references in the online application, and; 4) Copies of unofficial transcripts. Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit official transcripts. References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interview. Upload required materials with online application. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242 or contact Human Resources at NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
Optional Documents

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