Plans and directs the activities of the women’s soccer team. Directs conditioning of student athletes to achieve maximum athletic performance, assesses players’ skills and assigns team positions, evaluates own and opposition team capabilities to determine game strategy, coaches or directs coaches to instruct players in techniques of game, and directs recruitment and retention of student athletes.
Organizes, prepares, and conducts individual and team practices, training and competition. Recruits student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations through scouting, attending tournaments, and home visits. Directs all aspects, areas and components of the sports team. Coordinates all strategic aspects of the specific sports program. Represents sports program to various institutional programs and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public. Manages all daily operations and coordinates all administration facets of the specific sports program. Oversees all aspects of the financial operation of the specific sports program. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the specified sports program. Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques. Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes. Skill in budget preparation and management.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes in area of specialty. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Five (5) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience.
About New Mexico State University Intercollegiate Athletics
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hisp...anic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.