Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference Institution, is seeking an Assistant/Goalkeeper Coach for the Men's Soccer program. The assistant is responsible to the Head Coach for assisting in all aspects of the Men's Soccer program with specific coaching duties focusing on the training, development and preparation of the team's goalkeepers for practice and competition. Additional responsibilities will include recruiting, coaching, developing, motivating, and evaluating academically and athletically qualified student athletes in compliance with NCAA, Big 10, and Penn State University policies and procedures. Other specific responsibilities include ensuring compliance with appropriate administrative processes pertaining to team travel, recruiting travel, budget, student-athlete eligibility and academic progress; participate in fundraising and community service efforts, as appropriate and assigned; and assist in the coordination with appropriate Communications staff to provide pertinent information to media outlets and in preparing related web-based and written materials. Commitment to comply fully with the mission statements of the University and Department, including Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics vision to prepare students for a lifetime of impact. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Recent Division 1 coaching and/or playing experience, including goalkeeper coaching, preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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