This person is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Soccer Coach with the day-to-day functions of the women’s soccer intercollegiate program. This person has the following responsibilities, including but not limited to: academic monitoring, recruiting, practice organization, coaching, game preparation, team travel plans, coordination of special events, and other duties as assigned.
Coaching experience at the high school, club, or collegiate level,
Good interpersonal skills
Valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License
Collegiate Coaching experience
Experience playing soccer at the collegiate level
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with diverse student populations with special emphasis on first-generation, low-income, and students of color
For considerations, an applicant file must contain:
Cover letter addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications
Names and phone numbers of three professional references
Applicant must submit to and pass a background check and a pre-employment drug test
Additional Salary Information: on-campus housing and a meal plan
Excellent benefit package including retirement, health, vision, dental, and life insurance
About Otero College
Founded in 1941, Otero Junior College is a state two-year community college with approximately 1500 students (1250 FTE) made up of traditional, non-traditional and international students. The college is governed by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. OJC is located on an attractive 40-acre campus on the southern edge of La Junta, Colorado. The college is a full-service campus with dormitory housing, food service, men’s and women’s varsity intercollegiate athletics, and state-of-the-art educational technology. The city of La Junta has a population of approximately 8,000 and is located on Highway 50, sixty miles east of Pueblo. The college serves the residents of Otero, Bent, and Crowley counties. This rural geographic area in southeast Colorado is primarily agriculture based and has a population of approximately 33,000 people. Students at OJC can earn degrees in Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies or an Associate Degree in Nursing. Students who wish to pursue vocational occupations will find over a dozen one- and two-year certificate programs available.