Summary The Office of Intercollegiate Athletics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for Assistant Volleyball Coach to assist in all aspects of the IUP Volleyball Program at the Division II level and to create a quality student-athlete experience in academics, athletics, and community service.
Description of Duties •Assist in monitoring and encouraging academic progress and success of student athletes to ensure continuing eligibility to participate in NCAA competition and to graduate. •Assist in game preparation (e.g. player conditioning, training, skill building, scouting other teams, and on deck coaching). •Assist in player recruitment by maintaining contact with high school coaches to identify potential prospects, recommending schools to be visited, developing a recruiting schedule and recommending students for recruitment and scholarships. •Assist in coordination and participation in fund-raising activities in support of IUP's athletic program. •Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach.
Instructional Duties: 70% of total time •Provide instruction to student athletes in position technique. •Provide instruction to student athletes sport strategy. •Provide instruction to student athletes in game analysis. •Provide instruction to student athlete regarding specific game plans. •Provide instruction to student athletes regarding physical conditioning and strength training. •Provide instruction to student athletes in the area of nutrition. •Provide instruction to student athlete regarding NCAA rules. •Provide instruction to student athletes regarding university and program policies and procedures. •Provide instruction to student athletes in leadership & conduct. •Provide instruction to student athletes in community responsibility. •Provide academic monitoring and counseling to student athletes. •Provide instruction to camp attendees. •Preparation for instructional activities. Non-Instructional Duties: 30% of total time •Monitor student athlete academic ineligibility. •Scouting competition. •Monitor compliance with IUP, PSAC, and NCAA rules and regulations. •Recruit new student athletes through research, networking with high school and AAU coaches. •Participate in fundraising activities and other fiscal responsibilities. •Other specific duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities •To be able to perform video analysis and exchange, both within the program and athletes and between conference schools as per PSAC by laws. Essential Functions This position is heavily involved in outdoor activity and has periods of heavy exertion. Incumbents must have the following abilities: •Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required. •Communicate both orally and in writing to issue, receive and carry out instructions and orders effectively and to convey information to a variety of co-workers and the general public. •To perform manual laboring duties such as lifting and carrying various weights. •Setting up, operating, testing and measuring equipment. •Work often requires stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing. •Use a variety of common office machines such as telephones, calculators, copiers, computer terminals, keyboards, video display terminals, auxiliary printers and similar equipment. •Operate office equipment which may require stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing. •Provide assistance and guidance to internal and external customers. •Follow oral and written instructions. Special Instructions to Applicants A complete application will contain a cover letter, resume, names and email addresses of three references, and unofficial transcripts, submitted as attachments in this online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iupedu.
If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP - no unofficial transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application. IUP-HR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates if needed. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degrees at IUP.
Only complete applications will be considered and application review will continue until position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applicants received by August 31, 2017. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted. Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation. Qualified IUP employees will be given first preference for interviews before external candidates. Employees in their probationary period will not be given consideration for interviews. Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
Bachelor's Degree required
Coaching Experience required
Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well in the interview(s).
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
To be able to perform video analysis and exchange, both within the program and athletes and between conference schools as per PSAC by laws.