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Job ID: 237121

Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer
Tufts University

Date Posted Jun. 5, 2024
Title Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics


Located five miles from downtown Boston, Tufts University is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the highly-competitive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Tufts students participate in 30 varsity sports, 20 club sports and a number of intramural sports. Tufts Athletics has won eleven NCAA team championships since 2010 and has finished in the top 10 of the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup in each of the last eight years, including winning the Director's Cup in 2022 as the top Division III Athletic Department in the nation. Tufts Athletics oversees the Physical Education Department and manages all athletics facilities, including the Steve Tisch Sports & Fitness Center which opened in 2012. The Department of Athletics provides student-athletes a dynamic, transformational experience on and off the field. They experience the joy of personal growth inherent in high level competition, while cultivating lifelong connections with teammates, the Tufts community and the world.

What You'll Do

Assists the Head Coach in all aspects of running an NCAA Division III men’s soccer program by educating and coaching student-athletes, recruiting highly selective prospective student-athletes, developing and implementing practice sessions and game strategies, and supporting student-athletes in their personal, academic and athletic growths and development at Tufts.


Essential Functions:

  • Educate and coach student athletes.
  • Practice organization.
  • Assist in running clinics and other fundraising efforts.
  • Recruiting highly selective prospective student-athletes.
  • Secondary assignment assigned by director of athletics.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree and prior coaching experience;
• Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
• Ability to develop and relate to student-athletes in an extremely competitive academic environment;
• Dedication to the full academic, athletic and social development of student-athletes;
• Commitment to gender equity, rules compliance, diversity and inclusion and the mission of Tufts University; and
• Valid US driver’s license and ability to travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prior experience coaching at the collegiate level
• Prior competitive experience



Athletics coaches are employed by Tufts University for 10 months out of the calendar year. Compensation shall be pro-rated based on the portion of a full-time position for which the staff member is employed. (10 month range: min-$34,083, mid-$42,604, max-$51,125)

Pay Range

Minimum $40,900.00, Midpoint $51,125.00, Maximum $61,350.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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