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Head Varsity Woman's Volleyball Coach

Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head Varsity Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for managing all phases of the University of the Sciences women volleyball program.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, supervision and direction for assigned staff.
  • Recruit student athletes for the women's volleyball team.
  • Provides general leadership and training for a team of college-aged students.
  • Directs workouts and coordinates with strength and conditioning for appropriate skill set training.
  • Provide high-level sport-skill instruction and motivation.
  • Oversee player eligibility and NCAA Division rules compliance.
  • Schedule and conduct practice sessions during traditional and non-traditional segments of the year.
  • Manage volleyball team budget and maintain the team equipment inventory.
  • Display a commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as per the NCAA Constitution.
  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor to the student community.
  • Monitor and support student-athlete academic progress.
  • Collaborate with the Academic Director on the promotion of the volleyball program.
  • Work closely with the athletic department on fundraising activities that impact the volleyball program and/or the athletics department.
  • Schedules tournaments, travel and performance training for athletes.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization required;
  • 3 years experience coaching at the college level preferred.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Collegiate experience as a student-athlete is preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, or be eligible to obtain.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Candidates must be able to work effectively in a diverse work environment, be attentive to details, have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment, maintain confidentiality, handle frequent interruptions and manage multiple projects while keeping an organized workflow.
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept and working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations is required.
  • Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.

Licenses/Certifications Required:

First Aid and CPR certification.

Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment and University field.

Physical Effort:

Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

Environmental Conditions:

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email a cover letter/letter of interest and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) along with salary range/expectations to: employment@usciences.edu

Electronic submissions only

UScience is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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