Department: Athletics and Recreation

Reports to: Director of Athletics and Recreation

Status: Exempt

Purpose: Responsible for instructing student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of women’s volleyball; and determining fundamental philosophy, skills, and techniques.  Also, responsible for coordinating leadership development for student-athletes.

Duties:

• Plans and implements the operation of intercollegiate women's volleyball

• Assists in budget preparation

• Share responsibility for administration/implementation of budget spending

• Recruiting/women's volleyball

• Maintain current knowledge and abides by policies, procedures, and rules of NCAA/HCAC

• Maintains necessary records

• Monitors eligibility for women's volleyball

• Monitor students for academic retention and advising of students on their academic progress

• Attends NCAA/HCAC meetings, clinics and seminars

• Works closely with Sports Information

• Responsible for safety of players during practice, games and travel

• Purchase and maintain equipment and uniforms

• Make travel arrangements

• Schedule and organize team related activities

• Assists athletic director in hiring assistant coaches

• Assists athletic director in hiring home match personnel

• Promotes players for recognition

• Demonstrates integrity and upholds the values and mission of the University

• Maintains relationships with media and public to enhance promotion of the University

• Attends periodic staff meetings

• Supports total athletic program

• Assists in weight room supervision

• Supervise open gymnasium as needed and as permitted by NCAA Bylaws for safety purposes.

• Committee assignments and other duties appropriate to skills and training as assigned by supervisors.

• Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the division; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

• Serve as advisor to the Student Athlete Advisory Committee

• Ex officio member of the Wellness, Health and Safety Committee

• Serve as the NCAA Student-Athlete Affairs Administrator for the University

• Liaison to the NCAA and HCAC Student Athlete Advisory Committees

• Coordinate the HCAC/NCAA Strategic (Tier II) grant program for the University

• Develop two interactive leadership development programs for student-athletes annually.

• Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the division; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

• Other demands as appropriate

Primary Contacts:  Department Director, Associate Director, coaching staff, Athletic Training staff, Recreation Coordinators, Coordinators of Athletic and Recreation Facilities, Secretary, student employees, Student Affairs staff, Admission staff, prospective students and families, enrolled students, Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and other members of the University community as well as the local and outside community. 

Supervision Exercised:  Assistant coaches, athletic training student, student employees, student-athletes serving on Student Athlete Advisory Committee

Supervision Received:  Works toward a previously defined objective and uses a wide range of procedures exercising discretion and judgment; consulting and referring to the Director of Athletics as appropriate

Skills/Attributes

Customer Service:

• Exhibit a student and prospective student orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations

• Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' and prospective students’ needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students'  and prospective student’s’ needs

• Demonstrate ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential

• Demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others

• Available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations

• Demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education

Teamwork:

• Collaborate well with others and help make the Athletics staff a cohesive group

• Communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, division or University goals

• Willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Division and other areas of the University as appropriate as required during high service demand times

• Willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Division and other areas of the University as appropriate as required during high service demand times

Communication:

• Develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining appropriate level of professionalism

• Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity

• Demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking

• Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others

Accuracy:  Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions

Technical:

• Take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving

• Demonstrate creativity and high energy

• Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion

• Must possess aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office; proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Environment, Physical Demands:  Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work

Qualifications
Education:
Master’s degree preferred

Experience: High school and college coaching preferred

Specialized Training: Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs; coaching, University vans; valid driver’s license, audio visual, copier, computer, First Aid/CPR/AED.

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To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to: steve.radcliffe@msj.edu

Please include “Attn: Head Women's Volleyball Coach” in your subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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