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Head Men's Soccer Coach, part-time

Finger Lakes Community College
Canandaigua, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

Finger Lakes Community College is recruiting for a Head Men's Soccer Coach.


  1. Educational Background: Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Experience: Experience coaching within a college environment is preferred.
  3. Special Skills or Requirements: Ability to work well with college students. Ability to work cooperatively with other members of the faculty, staff, and administration. Willingness to accept responsibility for accomplishment of program objectives under the direction of the appropriate professional staff member. The head coach must also be certified or willing to become certified in first aid, CPR, and AED use. Additionally, the head coach must also possess a valid clean driver’s license in order to be an authorized driver of college vehicles, free of any major violations, and must also be able to become certified in defensive van driving. Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to people with diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.

General Functions:

The Head Coach, in conjunction with the Director of Athletics, plans, directs, programs, supervises, and implements the duties and functions of the men’s soccer program.

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for administering all aspects of the program under his/her charge including coaching, promoting, making team travel arrangements, requisitioning and maintaining equipment, supervising assistants, monitoring of study hall/tutoring hours, and fulfilling other duties as they arise or as assigned.
  2. Responsible for the recruitment of student athletes in full compliance with the NJCAA and College policies. Responsible for presenting an honest review of the educational program at the College as well as the athletic program.
  3. Responsible for the monitoring of academic progress of their student-athletes.
  4. Responsible for being thoroughly familiar with and complying with all College, Department, Regional, and NJCAA and MSAC policies, and disseminate such information to assistants and students
  5. Responsible for providing instruction and training necessary to create skills, techniques, and physical conditioning sufficient to enable each participant to compete safely and competently. Must exhibit a high level of expertise in his or her sport and to seek self-improvement by attending clinics, workshops, and other related developmental programs. He/she must stay informed on current trends and strategies.
  6. Responsible for providing on-site supervision during all practices and matches including locker room supervision.
  7. Responsible for adhering to the guidelines, policy/procedures in the department policy manual.
  8. Responsible for treating the academic achievement and requirements necessary for progress toward a degree as a matter of the highest priority for the student-athlete.
  9. Responsible for assisting the Director of Athletics, and taking an active part in all Athletic Director approved department fund-raising/promotion projects.
  10. Responsible for representing the College on the highest professional level with dignity, integrity, and strength of character and to exhibit ethical behavior. He/she will earn and sustain the goodwill of the various publics, such as the community, alumni, and the media.
  11. Responsible for treating coaches, officials, students, and colleagues with respect and dignity. Relationships exhibit no racist, sexist, or other discriminating behaviors.
  12. Works collaboratively with all athletic support staff, as well as admissions, financial aid, and all other student services by providing information and meeting at scheduled times with them.
  13. Assists student athletes with transferring to four year colleges where they are able to compete.
  14. Must be a positive role model for the student athletes including supporting and reinforcing the “Winning with Character” curriculum.
  15. Provides valuable input into the budgeting process and administers the team budget responsibly and effectively.
  16. Supportive of the overall program direction. Is receptive and collegial towards the department.
  17. Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Application Instructions:
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:

  1. Resume/Cv
  2. Cover letter

Applications will only be accepted online.

Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, intern, whether paid or unpaid, contractor, student, or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, self-identified or perceived sex, the status of being transgender, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination and sexual harassment in public institutions of higher education.

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