Head Coach Women's Soccer

19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2018
Head Coach
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Serve as Head Coach for Division 1 Women's Soccer Program.

Essential Duties 

  1. Develops a varsity sporting program within the parameters of the structure and regulations of the Ivy League, other athletic leagues, the N.C.A.A., and the University.
  2. Develops and determines the recruitment program for and final selection of athletic talent for the University.
  3. Formulates and sets policies governing the strategies of play and conditioning of athletes and ensures such goals are met.
  4. Trains and conditions athletes; determines the mental and physical condition of athletes and changes training methods if warranted. Independently determines and shapes the strategy, technical aspects, and game preparation; teaches team concepts.
  5. Oversees such areas as recruitment; fund-raising; performance of athletes; contest management; and administrative details required to carry out contests.
  6. Supervises and directs activities of Assistant Coaches and support personnel.
  7. Manages the team budget.
  8. Promotes a positive image of the athletics program in the New Haven community, at the University, for alumni, and on a national level.
  9. May perform other duties as assigned. 

Required Education and Experience 

Bachelor's degree and five years of collegiate coaching experience or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. Knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League regulations.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Knowledge of effective coaching techniques and best practices.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to organize and manage of all facets of the Soccer program, including but not limited to: recruiting, scouting, individual instruction, budget planning, monitoring the academic progress and success of student-athletes, and general day-to-day operations.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, and athletic and university administration. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Additional Background or Health Screening Requirements

Selected incumbent must have successful completion of a DMV check and a valid driver’s license.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement: 

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov