This is a full-time, 12 month position with benefIts. This position will assist head coach in coaching student-athletes, implementation and instruction of game strategy, recruiting prospective student-athletes, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, program organization, managing travel, managing student-athlete scholarships and overseeing the discipline, conduct and image of the sport program and student-athletes of a major university sport program in conjunction with other departmental responsibilities as assigned. This is a professional coaching position and all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adheres with the policies, rules and regulations of affiliated national, regional and state intercollegiate athletic associations, the Mid-American conference (or subsequent member conference) and the university.
The mission of NIU Athletics is to enhance the University, community and region through service and engagement while developing champions in the classroom, in competition and in life. With long standing traditions and core values centered on family, NIU Athletics is home to 17 NCAA Division I sport programs. Northern Illinois University, chartered in 1895, is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with over 19,000 currently enrolled students and houses seven (7) degree-granting colleges—Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. Centrally located in DeKalb, Northern Illinois University is 30 miles west of Aurora, 65 miles west of Chicago, 36 miles west of Naperville, and 45 miles southeast of Rockford.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Demonstrated experience in teaching soccer skills, game and training strategies plus teaching progressions. Demonstrated experience in recruiting and retaining quality student-athletes, particularly at the regional level (Midwest) including knowledge of soccer clubs and high school programs Demonstrated ability to communicate with and relate well to the female athlete. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.
Internal Number: 36867
About Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University, located in DeKalb, Illinois, is a NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Mid-American Conference.