GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: The Assistant Volleyball Coach will be responsible for serving as Head Coach of the Volleyball Junior Varsity program as well as serving as the primary recruiter for the JV team. The JV coach will meet target recruitment goals for the program outlined in the JV Program Business Plan. The Assistant Volleyball Coach will assist the Head Volleyball Coach in other program areas as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for JV Program practice preparation and game coaching
Assist with Varsity practice preparation and game coaching
Responsible for identifying , attracting and matriculating outstanding Volleyball student-athletes to the university
Achieving recruitment goals for the JV Program
Assist the head coach as needed in scheduling competitive events for both Varsity and JV Programs
Assists the head coach in completing all travel arrangements as required
Makes financial reports for all JV trips away from home where money has been advanced and keeps accurate records when expenses are to be repaid
Under the supervision of the head coach, works within the parameters of operating, recruiting and work-study budgets
Works with the head coach in the purchasing of equipment, supplies and uniforms for both Varsity and JV Programs adhering to departmental policies
Follows all NCAA, NWC and Pacific University rules and regulations which pertain to the Volleyball Program
Successfully completes the NCAA Rules Exam annually
Cooperates with the Head Athletic Trainer to ensure that athletes receive quality care, prevention and treatment of injuries
Attend all Pacific Athletic Department Coaches Meetings
Works with the Sports Information office to promote the Volleyball JV Program and to ensure proper staffing for JV events
Functions as a team player within the department and shares the vision for the future of the Volleyball Program and Athletic Department as outlined by Athletics Strategic Plan
Exercises good judgment in projecting positive coaching behavior
Leads by example in promoting “class image” for the program
Encourages good sportsmanship and fosters desirable athlete/coach relationships
Other duties within the Athletic Department will be assigned to this position. Responsibilities which may be included, but are not limited to: Intramural Sports support, Game Management duties, Sports Information, Building Supervision and/or other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor’s Degree is required; Master’s Degree is preferred. A significant and successful record as an Assistant Coach at the college level in the sport of Volleyball is ideal. The successful candidate should possess strong leadership and communication skills and have the ability to recruit high quality student-athletes. The candidate must be committed to the mission of a private liberal arts University and have an understanding of how the sport of Volleyball and Athletics in general fit into this environment.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation commensurate with experience
Pacific University is a forward-thinking, private institution known for providing comprehensive liberal arts and professional education.
Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore., is one of the West's oldest chartered higher education institutions. Pacific annually ranks as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked as one of the best tuition values in the West. Wit...h an enrollment of more than 2,000 students, Pacific University provides an excellent academic experience linking theory to practice in education.
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