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Assistant Women's Soccer Coach- Athletics- Fort Wayne

Requisition ID:  13682

Job Summary

  • Assist in the development and promotion of a competitive NCAA Division I Women's Soccer program.
  • Understand, follow and enforce all NCAA bylaws, League regulations, and university academic and other policies and procedures
  • Assist as requested with the recruitment of quality players   
  • Assist with the running of practices and practice content       
  • As requested, assist with oversight and monitoring of the academic progress of student-athletes    
  • Reinforce and uphold team rules; behavior guidelines and expectations consistent with university, NCAA, and Athletic Department policies
  • Create and foster an environment that promotes the overall health and welfare of student-athletes
  • Assist as requested with the scheduling of contests as needed by the Head Coach. Assist with travel arrangements (vehicles, meals, lodging, etc.)     
  • Assist with any needed coordination of team technical needs, ordering equipment, uniforms, gear, and/or supplies 
  • If requested serve as an instructor for one HPER course per year for the School of Education, including the development of course content, materials, evaluation, and assignment of grades

Other Duties

  • Support and promote the Athletic Department’s mission, values, and principles at public relations function on campus and in the community  
  • Participate in development activities under the direction of the Director of Athletics and/or Head Coach in conjunction with efforts of the Office of Advancement
  • Assume temporary administrative roles as required/needed by the Athletic Department
  • Participate in departmental meetings, searches, committees as requested
  • Actively participate and assist in the evaluation of and formulation of departmental policies as requested
  • As requested, work with marketing to create positive publications benefiting your team, the Athletic Department, and the general campus


  • Two years of successful playing or coaching at the collegiate level
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Successful playing or coaching at the collegiate level, 
  • Working knowledge of NCAA DI rules, fundamentals, techniques, and rules of the sport
  • Ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, parents, coaches, media, faculty, staff, students, and general public
  • Ability to assist with recruit under highly selective academic and athletic standards
  • Ability to assist in the assessment of athletic skills and instruct athletes in techniques of the sport
  • Ability to assist in the development of game strategies 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and remain in compliance with the Purdue University Motor Vehicle Records Check policy


  • Master’s degree 
  • Experience at the Division I level 
  • Knowledge of NCAA DI rules and some recruiting experience desired

Additional Information: 

  • For highest consideration, please submit a resume cover letter and contact information for three professional references
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks to develop and nurture its diversity.  Purdue Fort Wayne is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect.  Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Find out why so many are taking advantage of a career at Purdue University Fort Wayne!  Employees enjoy:

  • Free tuition through Purdue University Global
  • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Support for professional development opportunities
  • Live and work in an affordable, family-friendly community
Jun 17, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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