Lubbock Christian University

Second Assistant Men's Soccer Coach/Goalkeeping Coach

Functional Title: 2nd Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach/ Goalkeeper Coach
Classification: Part Time
Division: Athletics
Department: Athletics
Reports To: Head Men’s Soccer Coach
Primary Function: Assist in the management, direction, and development of all aspects of the institution’s intercollegiate Men’s Soccer program

Major Duties:

Assist with and/or perform the following duties at the direction of the Head Coach:

  • Determine specific daily practice activities that are organized and valuable for student-athletes while supervising, coordinating, and evaluating these activities with proper attention to student-athletes and their physical well-being
  • Develop a competition schedule each year that provides the best possible opportunity for post season selection providing logistical direction for team travel details
  • Review opponent performance and subsequently design individual and team instruction for student-athletes
  • Working collaboratively with the Office of Admissions, recruit new student-athletes that have the ability to achieve personal, academic, and athletic success at LCU.
  • Working collaboratively with the academic resources available on campus, monitor student-athlete academic progress to help ensure academic success, eligibility, retention, and graduation
  • Communicate skillfully with colleagues, subordinates, and student-athletes while maintaining self-control and setting an example for sportsmanlike conduct in relationships with the team, officials, administration, and opponents in victory or defeat
  • Attend and contribute to departmental meetings and functions
  • Be fiscally responsible for the use of assigned operating and scholarship budgets monitoring expenditures regularly and ensuring timely turnaround of credit card statements, reimbursements, and vendor payments
  • Annually complete DII University and submit all compliance-related information in a timely manner
  • Self-report violations of NCAA and/or conference rules in a timely manner
  • Actively support and engage in student-athlete community engagement/service opportunities
  • Work with the Director of Athletics/Advancement Office in achieving fundraising goals and to seek out additional fundraising opportunities
  • Continually assess team competitive performance versus expectations making adjustments as necessary
  • Ensure student-athlete well-being by collaborating with the athletic training staff
  • Responsible for the purchase, issuance, accounting, and retrieval of all applicable apparel and equipment
  • Represent the university at the NCAA, Lone Star Conference, and other regional/national meetings/conferences as needed
  • Serve as a role model and resource for student-athletes
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Men’s Soccer Coach

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Commitment to the institution’s mission and vision
  • Strong managerial and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer applications
  • Willingness to undertake innovative approaches
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse student and staff population
  • Ability to perform well under stressful conditions
  • Ability to listen critically
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Previous coaching experience at the collegiate and/or high school level
  • Previous experience working with Goalkeepers

Physical Requirements:

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Walk a long distance around campus and in buildings.
  • Required to regularly sit and stand.
  • Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects.
  • Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.
  • Lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 50+lbs.

Disclaimer:

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required.  LCU reserves the right to revise or change job duties, required skills or qualifications as the need arises.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.