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Head Women's Soccer Coach




Nov. 21, 2005

The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for head women's soccer coach.

Responsibilities: This position has primary responsibility for all phases of coaching and organizing a competitive Division I women's soccer program within the NCAA and Big Ten Conference. The responsibilities include:

  1. Assessing, identifying and recruiting of qualified student-athletes.
  2. Developing plans for the season including competitive schedule, scheduling of facilities, practice schedules and training and conditioning programs.
  3. Hiring, supervising, and evaluating of the soccer staff.
  4. Providing leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes.
  5. Preparing budget recommendations and managing of budget.
  6. Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with the University community and its various constituents.
  7. Adhering to all rules and regulations of the University, Big Ten Conference and NCAA.
  8. Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; Master's degree preferred. Required qualifications include: demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules, a proven commitment to high ethical standards and academics, demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, excellent organizational and administrative skills, superior knowledge of the techniques and strategies of the sport, success in recruiting student-athletes to a soccer program committed to athletic excellence, and superior communication and public relations skills. Preferred qualifications include: NCAA Division I head coaching experience and a minimum of five years successful intercollegiate coaching (assistant coaches from highly successful programs are encouraged to apply).

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 12-month appointment. Starting date is negotiable.

Application Process: To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #52114. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.