Niagara University
  • Niagara University, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

OUTSTANDING BENEFITS UNLIKE ANY OTHER. Low-cost health benefits, 8% 403b contribution, free tuition at Niagara University for you and eligible immediate family members, tuition exchange at other designated universities for eligible dependent children, generous holidays (20 days annually), PTO, and ½ day Fridays throughout the summer. Campus life is vibrant and offers free parking, on-site dining options, and fresh coffee at Tim Horton's and Starbucks, all in a beautiful park-like setting.


Niagara University is a liberal arts university, steeped in the Vincentian and Catholic traditions, with a total enrollment of nearly 4,300 students. Located just a few miles away from one of the world's premier tourism destinations, Niagara Falls, the university occupies a lovely campus overlooking the Niagara River gorge. Its close proximity to major cultural and business centers in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Toronto as well as the award-winning Niagara Wine Trail and several nearby cultural destinations make Niagara University an ideal place to work and live. If you'd like to know more, be sure to check out all of the NU Facts.




JOB SUMMARY:


Under general supervision, the Assistant Coach of the Women's Soccer program assists the head coach in all aspects of conducting a Division I women's soccer program.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES:


  • Assist the head women's soccer coach in the development and management of the soccer program under the regulations of the university, the NCAA, and MAAC.

  • Supervise student-athletes in practice and during travel.

  • Assist in the monitoring of the weight training and conditional program.

  • Assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.

  • Assist in the preparation of recruiting letters; contact prospective student-athletes; prepares mailings and evaluate prospects.

  • Perform scouting, travel planning, practice planning, meal planning, and scheduling.

  • Equipment distribution, game preparation, filing, report preparation (NCAA compliance), laundering uniforms, organizing community service events, etc.

  • Instruct student-athletes in the athletic program.

  • Assist in the organization of team community service projects.

  • Take over all necessary duties performed by the Head Coach in his/her absence. This includes the planning and running of the practice and game coaching.

  • Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the University. Any question regarding the confidentiality of material should be referred to the supervisor. Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Please refer to your Employee Guide for the University's complete statement on confidentiality.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to: typewriter (if applicable) and/or computer keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine, and fax.

  • Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries, and communicate with others by telephone.

  • Knowledge of and conformity to NCAA rules and regulations.

  • Working knowledge of recruiting techniques and the ability to effectively use them.

  • Ability to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business.

  • Successful completion of the NCAA recruiting exam within one year of start.



QUALIFICATION STANDARDS


  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • A minimum of three to five years of experience performing similar tasks is required.

  • A valid New York State driver's license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.

Niagara University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, pregnancy related condition, ex-offender status, military status, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

The university also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This statement protects and covers the conduct of all employees without regard to job title or status.

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