University of Maine at Farmington Athletics Employment

PROFESSIONAL/CLASSIFIED EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Head Men's Soccer Coach

Primary Purpose of Position

To coach and field a competitive men’s soccer team consistent with UMF mission and core values by way of covering all responsibilities related to a Division III head soccer coach in full compliance with all NCAA, Conference, UMF and UMS policies as well as any applicable federal/state laws.

Essential Duties

Recruiting – Implement an appropriate plan to strategically recruit athletically talented, academically qualified, good fit prospective student-athletes according to target roster needs (depth and position) to enroll at UMF and commit to trying out, meeting expectations & competing here. Ability to effectively utilize existing/new technologies/communication methods and the appropriate seasonal times and in-state/regional locations. Participate in targeted/collaborative recruiting events/activities with Admissions.

Coaching – Planning, instructing (sport skill/strategy), and leading practice/competition, motivating to achieve personal/team goals in athletic performance, sportsmanship, personal conduct and service while intentionally developing numerous life-skills, inclusive of diversity, team cohesion and good student leadership – creating/maintaining a positive culture. Collaborate/utilize appropriate campus resources (certified athletics/personal trainers, equipment and more) for proper strength and conditioning to prevent injury, improve performance, and recover from injury. Conduct both traditional & non-traditional seasons.

Advising/mentoring student-athletes in a well-rounded manner for the best possible academic success/retention and graduation rates. Support for academic success/recognition and career/graduate school aspirations as well.

All administrative duties required for successful operation of the sport program, such as, but not limited to: Appropriate/compliant practice/game scheduling, budget projections, timely and proper cash/charge/receipt management. Timely communications regarding facility reservations, changes to schedule, coordinated efforts regarding transportation, lodging, officials and planning for timely and nutritious food. Proper inventory purchasing, care, management and storage. 

Fund raising – All sports are expected to run a successful letter campaign targeting players’ friends and family. Each sport is also expected to develop/implement at least one signature fund raiser (or set of minis) to support activities/gear beyond operating budget support. All fund-raising activities must be pre-approved by the AD. Develop and maintain relationships with program alumni, engaging them in alumni game/other events. Collaborate/participate in selected activities/events with the Alumni/Development office & community.

Primary event manager for winter and spring seasons, with some related administrative (coordination of collaborative hiring, training, scheduling and supervising student work event crew.) Provide event supervision.

Apply online at: Hiretouch.com. Choose University of Maine at Farmington and search. You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

 


 

PART TIME - Assistant Women's Basketball, Soccer, and Softball Coaches

UMF is seeking part-time, seasonal assistant coaches for its women’s basketball, women’s soccer and softball intercollegiate programs. Previous collegiate coaching/competitive experience preferred and availability for afternoon and evening practice and competitive schedules required.

Driving record and ability must meet UMaine System standards for operating vans/similar vehicles for team transportation.

Apply online at: https://maine.hiretouch.com/. Choose University of Maine at Farmington and search. You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-
identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

THE UNIVERSITY: Established in 1864 as Maine’s first public institution of higher education, with historic and continued strength in teacher education and a contemporary role as Maine’s public liberal arts college, the University of Maine at Farmington offers undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, teacher education, and human services. A commitment to sustainability informs all facilities projects, including our LEED-certified Education Center, the Emery Community Arts Center, which opened in fall 2011 and our 80 geothermal well field which came online fall 2013. UMF has the highest graduation rates in the University of Maine System. UMF is a founding member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, which includes twenty-six public colleges and universities dedicated to the liberal arts tradition and quality undergraduate education. The Farmington area is rich in cultural offerings and recreational opportunities. The natural beauty of its mountains, lakes, woods, and streams draws people to the region. Please check out our home page at: www.umf.maine.edu.


STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The University of Maine at Farmington Athletics Department has Federal Work Study and University Work Initiative positions available for the 2014-15 academic year. For a full list of positions, visit the UMF job list.

For more information
General athletics: Cyndi Pratt
Sports information: Cyndi Pratt
Sports medicine: Karin Krzal