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Assistant Coach - Women's Soccer

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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

Job Details

Assistant Coach - Women's Soccer

Primary Purpose:
The Assistant Coach Women's Soccer teaches and instructs student-athletes on how to perform in their sport, including sport-related fundamentals, skills, team concepts, and safety practices.

Essential Functions:
  • Instructs and coaches student-athletes, emphasizing fundamentals, skills development, conditioning, game preparation, strategy, and safety practices.
  • Exercises discretion and judgment in implementing instructional techniques designed to develop student-athlete capacities.
  • Integrates innovative technology into the instruction of student-athletes to facilitate learning and safety.
  • Maintains an environment that emphasizes academics as a priority, making every effort to ensure that all student-athletes meet academic requirements while working to integrate sports into the academic life of the University.
  • Maintains complete knowledge and compliance with rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics while working within the department’s rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Assists in the preparation of an annual written plan and goals for the program and the annual assessment of performance in relation to the plan and goals.
  • Maintains discipline in the program, and promotes fairness, understanding, and protectiveness of student-athletes while motivating them.
  • Maintains an environment of cooperation and continuous improvement, maintaining positive communications supporting the athletic program, the University, and University staff.
  • Participates in marketing and promotional activities with media, alumni, and civic groups consistent with the objectives of the athletic program.
  • May take a leadership role in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes from an athletic identification and academic evaluation standpoint. Organize recruiting calendars for the staff to attend events, plan official visits, and any travel-related activities for prospective student-athletes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested

This position serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to report crimes that are reported to them.
University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Two (2) years of coaching experience at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of coaching experience at the Division I level.
  • Strong knowledge of effective coaching practices, including the integration of technology into instructional methods.
  • Coaching experience in goalkeeping.
  • Advanced knowledge of NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations as they pertain to student-athletes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possession of excellent organizational skills, including but not limited to being able to handle specific administrative duties assigned by the Head Coaches.
  • Demonstrated management skills, knowledge of supervision, and management practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit highly skilled student-athletes.
  • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires extended periods of sitting, standing, and walking. Occasional climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work is performed in both a standard office environment as well as at sports venues. Work is performed during standard business hours, as well as during non-regular office hours to fulfill business needs. Extensive travel required.

Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

Hiring Range: $66,560.00 per year. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.



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