The Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach is a part-time, stipend appointment on a schedule established by the Director of Athletics and the Head Soccer Coach. Internal and external events may occasionally necessitate an altered work schedule. The Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach must be able to work independently and accurately prioritize tasks.
Associate’s degree or equivalent with past experience coaching and/or teaching soccer.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
Availability to work nights and weekends.
In an effort to comply with SURS return-to-work restrictions for employers (40 ILCS 5/15-139.5), candidates for employment at Parkland College must either not be a SURS annuitant or must be willing to suspend his/her SURS annuity upon employment. This applies to all SURS annuitants except those receiving their annuity under either the Self-Managed Plan (SMP) or by lump sum payment.
Essential Job Functions:
Plan and contribute to the team’s technical training sessions; teach proper technique and training methods.
Show athletes how to use fitness center equipment one-on-one or while in a group and instruct on the proper use of modern physical fitness equipment.
Assist with game day operations: Field set up, warm-up, in-game coaching, keeping and reporting statistics.
Assist with team operations including travel to and from matches.
Assist with planning practice sessions.
Assist in recruiting process: evaluation of prospective recruits, planning and facilitation of campus visits, weekly contact with recruits
Work in coordination with head coach to monitor team member’s academic status, assist with placement of players to four-year colleges, and ensure adherence to NJCAA rules and regulations.
Other duties as assigned.