University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
January 29, 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job Type


General Information:  UWM and Milwaukee have it all. Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life.   As the most diverse institution in the University of Wisconsin System, we are a learning destination for nearly 27,000 students.  The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at UW-Milwaukee.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Head Coach and in accordance with all NCAA, Conference, State and Institutional rules and regulations this position will assist the head coach in all phases of a Division I Women’s Soccer program.  The assistant coach will assist with recruitment of prospective student-athletes; including but not limited to official and unofficial visits, electronic correspondence, and on the road recruiting.  This position will also assist with practice and game planning, player skill development, as well as weight training and conditioning. The assistant coach will also provide support in a number of administrative duties, such as budgeting, purchasing, scheduling and coordinating practice times.  This position also has a role in the public relations and promotional activities of the team as well as providing academic monitoring and cooperating with the Academic Advisor where advising and tutoring issues are needed.

Minimum Qualifications:   

-Bachelor’s degree

-A minimum of 1 year demonstrated experience coaching soccer at the collegiate or club level, and/or playing soccer at the collegiate or club level.

Preferred Qualifications:  

-Demonstrated evidence of collegiate soccer coaching experience.

-Demonstrated experience in recruiting student-athletes.

-Demonstrated practice planning experience.

-Evidence of experience with academic monitoring of student-athletes.

-Demonstrated experience with athlete skills development.

-Evidence of office management skills.

Appointment/Salary:  This is a 12-month full-time limited, non-teaching Academic Staff position with expectation of continued employment.  This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package.

On-line Application:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications above, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.  Applicants must apply electronically at  UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. Applications must be submitted by midnight Central Standard Time on the posted deadline date.

Contact Information:  Confidential inquiries about this position may be addressed to the search and screen committee chair Jessica Kumke (414-229-3073) or send an email to

All finalists being considered for the position will be required to participate in a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  Under Wisconsin’s open records law, requests for confidentiality will be honored, except that names and titles of the finalists must be disclosed.  For the UWM Campus Security Report & Policy see or call the Dean of Students Office at (414) 229-4632 for a copy.

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