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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applications must be submitted electronically through the Prairie State College website.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number H0158P
Classification Hourly
Position Number HATHL13
Position Title Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
Status of Position Hourly - Academic Year
FLSA Non Exempt
Position Summary

The Assistant Coach is responsible for providing assistance with the development and operation of the softball program. The Assistant Coach will assist in leadership, direction and guidance efforts for the entire program.

Reporting Relationship

Direct reporting relationship to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Contribute to the organization of the total program and provide support and cooperation to all levels of sports at Prairie State College.
2. Assist with the recruitment of student-athletes and provide direct assistance to academic achievement related matters.
3. Demonstrate an adequate understanding of by-laws and regulations as defined by the Illinois Skyway Conference and the NJCAA, including rules and rule changes.
4. Demonstrate professionalism in all dealings with student-athletes, parents, staff members, administration, media and the public.
5. Show a willingness to work within the confines and limitations of an intercollegiate athletic program.
6. Contribute to the organization and development of related clinics and workshops conducted by the athletic department.
7. Assist with the development of a record keeping system for soccer and affiliated programs.
8. Preform affiliated duties assigned, as deemed appropriate by the Head Women’s Soccer Coach, in addition to the delineated responsibilities.
9. Represent the College in national and regional coaching associations and organizations affiliated with the program.
10. Responsible for obtaining Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to assist athletic department in providing transportation to and from contests.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications

1. Associate Degree.
2. Previous coaching experience as a head coach or assistant coach in a college/university or high school setting.
3. Ability to assist in recruitment of student-athletes and operate under NJCAA by-laws and regulations.
4. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills necessary to interface with students, faculty and general public.
5. Experience working with a culturally diverse student population.
6. Must possess a valid driver’s license, as providing transportation to and from contests, via the use of Prairie State College vehicles, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree.
2. Two years coaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
3. Evidence of organizational abilities to conduct athletic related clinics and workshops.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days


Posting Date 06/28/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted electronically through the Prairie State College website.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Prairie State College Website
    • BlacksinHigherEd
    • CareerBuilders
    • Chronicle of HigherEd
    • Community Jobs
    • HispanicsinHigherEd
    • InsideHigherEd Jobs
    • VeteransinHigherEd
    • Other
  2. * Do you have an Associate Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have previous coaching experience as a head coach or assistant coach in a college/university or high school setting?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents