The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics Department is seeking a qualified Chief of Staff for Soccer. This position will report directly to the Head Soccer Coach. This position’s primary duties include overseeing the daily operations of the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer team and providing support for the Head Soccer Coach.
- Serve as staff resource to the Head Soccer Coach by providing coordination and planning between the Women’s Soccer staff and the senior administrative staff. - Coordinate the daily operational and logistical processes with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Women’s Soccer program. - Oversee and manage the department’s budget. - Make all decisions relating to all equipment orders. - Monitor the number of contacts and evaluations conducted by the coaching staff and work with Athletics Compliance to ensure records are consistent. - Coordinate completion and submission of required business paperwork and expense reports. - Supervise coordination of travel (commercial, charter and state pooling board) for coaches on the road recruiting). - Develop, direct and implement an effective public relations plan and promotional events related to the Women’s Soccer program. - Coordinate special events for the Women’s Soccer program. - Supervise communication with coaches and/or prospects when traveling to campus. - Serve as a liaison between all departments on recruiting matters (compliance, student services, strength and conditioning, sports medicine, travel, business, facilities, housing, parking, tickets, Community Services etc.). - Supervise planning and coordinating of official and unofficial visits to campus (itineraries, travel, hotel, hosts, meals name tags, seating charts, compliance paperwork, complimentary tickets, etc.) - Coordinate Women’s Soccer team travel including, but not limited to, transportation, meals and housing arrangements, will be required to travel to all home and away competition. - Monitor and work collaboratively with the staff to keep them updated on changes in the rules (University, Sun Belt and NCAA). - Coordinates all student-athlete sessions with the nutritionist, strength coaches, sports medicine trainers, - Coordinate all activities with the Student Athlete Academic Center to include academic advising and tutoring. - Organize student athlete development. - Supervise all student managers for the Women’s Soccer program. - Support the educational mission of the University and the professional obligation to enhance intercollegiate athletics by providing opportunities to educate students interested in this field. - Provide broad based and specific experience to students through internship opportunities and student worker positions. - Be committed to the compliance process and assist with rules education. - Serve as an ambassador of the University and its Athletics Department to all public entities. - Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution - One (1) year organizational and clerical experience working in athletics at a college/university or comparable preferred - Knowledge of the NCAA Division 1 Soccer program preferred - Committed to adhere to the University, NCAA, and Sun Belt Conference rules and regulations - Excellent communication, organizational, teaching, public relations, interpersonal, customer service and supervisory skills. - Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others; commitment to working with multi-cultural populations. - Have strong work ethic and be of high character principle. - Ability to work extended daily hours, evenings, and weekends as needed
Internal Number: req 1247
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