Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer

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Work type: Part-time Staff
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Athletics/Recreation


Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer



Canisius College invites interested and qualified persons to apply for the position of Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer. We are seeking to fill this position with either a part time Canisius College employee or with a full time graduate assistant coach.  The Graduate Assistant Coach position allows for 18 credit hours per year (the academic year begins with the summer session) and the student is responsible for all fees.  This position will begin with the Fall 2018 semester.   This position provides a stipend of $7,000 a year.

Canisius is a member of the Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.  This position reports to the Head Coach for Women’s Soccer.  


  • Instruct and evaluate well-prepared student-athletes.
  • Organize and execute individual skill instruction for players.
  • Schedule and coordinate conditioning drills and workouts in conjunction with assigned strength training coach.
  • Assist with academic advisement, monitoring and development of student-athletes.
  • Recruit qualified student athletes for Canisius College women’s soccer program.
  • Develop scouting reports for opponents as assigned and evaluate game tape.
  • Assist with team travel and recruiting trip arrangements.
  • Assist with coordinating official and unofficial visits, written correspondence and telephone communications.
  • Market and direct the Canisius College women’s soccer camps.
  • Ensure the women’s soccer program is administered with constant commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Playing and/or coaching experience at the Division I level is preferred.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.
  • Experience in training goalkeepers a plus.
  • Previous experience supervising, communicating with, and instructing student-athletes is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of student-athletes, parents, coaches, and administrators.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a positive driving record per the college’s insurance provider (or upon moving to NYS obtain a NYS driver’s license within NYS DMV residency guidelines after hire). 


The Office of Human Resources at Canisius College utilizes an online recruitment management system. To apply, go to:  The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice.  Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity.  The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.                 

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