Instructor in Physical Education and Head Women's Soccer Coach - Department of Physical Education and Athletics

Case Western Reserve University is seeking applicants for the position of Instructor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Soccer Coach.  

Position Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable individual to join our team as an Instructor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Soccer Coach. As an Instructor of Physical Education, you will contribute to the growth and achievement of many CWRU students through PE curriculum and instruction. As a Head Coach, you will play a pivotal role in leading and managing all facets of the women’s soccer program; including but not limited to roster management, player development, game preparation, and overall program success. 

This is a full-time, 10-month faculty position with a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.  

Job Responsibilities will be assigned by the Director of Athletics. 

  • Teach Physical Education classes each semester.
  • Act as a role model for student-athletes, promoting academic success, sportsmanship, and personal growth. 
  • Direct, hire, train, manage, and evaluate assistant coaches.
  • Lead the recruiting process on a national level, with a focus on high achieving and diverse populations. 
  • Establish and communicate a positive team culture regarding – but not limited to – academic, athletic, and social expectations/guidelines. 
  • Organize team activities – including practices, competitions, student leadership programs, community service, etc. 
  • Develop and maintain a functional knowledge of the sport and develop new methods and strategies. 
  • Develop engagement and fundraising opportunities with alumni, student-athletes’ parents, and other donors. 
  • Collaborate with Athletic Training Staff and Team Physician to ensure health and safety of student-athletes. 
  • Collaborate with Sports Performance Staff to develop a comprehensive strength and conditioning program. 
  • Collaborate with the Facilities Manager and other coaches regarding practice and playing times. 
  • Collaborate with the Sports Information Office on related matters, to ensure that timely and accurate information is communicated appropriately. 
  • Collaborate with the Business Office regarding budget planning, control of expenses and team travel. 
  • Understand and adhere to NCAA and UAA compliance standards. 
  • Participate and contribute to departmental initiatives. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Athletics.


  • Previous coaching, teaching, and recruiting experience at the high school, college, or professional level. 
  • Ability to work days, nights, and weekends/holidays – with extensive travel, both in and out of season. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with video editing software preferred.
  • Understanding of NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting and eligibility. 
  • Commitment to working with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Valid driver’s license required. Requires ability to drive 15-passenger vans.
  • CPR/AED certified, or commitment to be CPR/AED trained. 

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Application Instructions

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of reference, and a copy of their official academic transcript for their most recent degree through Interfolio at The cover letter should discuss the applicant's experience working with scholar athletes, commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and their definition for success in coaching, teaching, and recruiting. Reference letters must describe the applicant's ability to teach physical education classes, as well as their coaching ability.

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.