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Assistant Coach - Women's Soccer

Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

Job Details

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Assistant Coach - Women's Soccer

Department this Position Reports to

M&W Intercollegiate

Hiring Range Minimum

Please inquire.

Hiring Range Maximum

Please inquire.

Union Type

Not a Union Position

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



Location of Position

Hanover, NH 03755

Remote Work Eligibility?

Onsite only

Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.

Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

To participate as part of a decision-making team (coaching staff) under the direction of the head coach in planning, coaching, recruiting, administering, and promoting the women’s soccer program within NCAA, Ivy League, and institutional standards. The Assistant Coach plays a critical role in achieving the overall goals of the women’s soccer program by providing important recommendations, suggestions, and decisions regarding game strategies, line-ups, priority listing of recruits, etc., as well as offering initiative and independent judgment (e.g., in providing coaching instruction, evaluating and communicating with prospective recruits and their parents, and representing the women’s soccer program to constituents).


Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors plus 6 or more years' experience or combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of soccer skills and strategies.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to recruit effectively with no athletic grants and highly selective admissions standards.
  • Strong commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a large and diverse population.
  • Current driver’s license required.
Preferred Qualifications

Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Taylor Schram

Department Contact Phone Number

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Taylor Schram, Head Coach, Women's Soccer

Department Contact's Phone Number

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?


Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


  • Contributes suggestions and recommendations to planning and implementing the training, conditioning and coaching programs for the Women’s Soccer team.
  • Assists head coach in conducting team practices, training, conditioning, and competitions.
  • Prepare scouting reports and game plans for opponents.
  • During competition, makes recommendations to the head coach regarding adjustments to game plans and line-ups.
  • Teaches soccer skills to student-athletes in one or more specialty areas (e.g., goalies, defenders, midfield, forwards) to student-athletes during team practices, games, and individual/small group training sessions.
  • Evaluates performance of athletes and offers technical, strategic, and mental instruction and advice.
  • Demonstrates a sincere interest in the academic, personal, and physical welfare of each student-athlete; counsel team members and consult with the head coach and appropriate College staff as necessary for the resolution of issues.
  • Independently seeks and develops new training concepts and sport-specific knowledge to enhance the overall knowledge the coaching staff.
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  • Participates in the development and implementation of an overall recruiting plan, including but not limited to, determining program needs by position, selecting recruiting events to attend, and setting admissions priorities.
  • Assists with identifying qualified students and talented athletes; communicating with prospects by phone, mail, e-mail, traveling to evaluate prospects; meeting parents and high school coaches; organizing and participating in visits to campus by prospects.
  • Maintains appropriate recruiting records as required by the NCAA .
  • Maintains knowledge of the College’s programs and opportunities to effectively inform prospects.
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  • Knows and complies with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Ivy League, and work to stay abreast of rule changes, applications and interpretations.
  • Actively seek to ensure that athletes and athletics representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA and Ivy League rules.
  • Assists the head coach in planning and administering the budget for the women’s soccer program, which includes assessing needs for equipment, team travel, recruiting, etc.
  • Plans and reconciles recruiting travel expenses.
  • Assists head coach in planning and developing competitive schedule.
  • Assists head coach in coordinating team travel and reconciles recruiting and team travel expenses.
  • Assists the head coach in keeping alumni, parents, and supporters informed of the program’s status through newsletters, brochures, talks, etc.
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  • Communicates with alumni, parents, and other supporters regarding status of the program.
  • Assists head coach in promoting Dartmouth and the women’s soccer program through camps, clinics, and community involvement.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with a wide range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, department and College staff, alumni, fans, community members, the media, etc.
  • Represents Dartmouth, the athletic department, and the women’s soccer program in an exemplary fashion.
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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1
  2. Additional Document #2


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