CHICAGO – Saint Xavier University and its Athletics Department are currently accepting applications for the position of head women's soccer coach. The position is full-time with University benefits. Résumés and cover letters will be accepted through Friday, May 18. The anticipated start date for the full-time coaching position is July 1, 2012. Application materials, including three professional references, should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Rob Huizenga, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at: Saint Xavier University Athletics, Attn: Rob Huizenga, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, IL 60655. All applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree and previous soccer coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level. Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.
The Saint Xavier University women's soccer team competes as a member of both the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC). The team begins its next season in August 2012. The program, which began in 1997, has a rich history of success with five CCAC regular season titles, four CCAC Tournament championships and two trips to the NAIA Women's Soccer National Championships.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago's oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,300 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and at its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier's excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.