Under the general supervision of the assigned athletic administrator, the head coach is accountable for the administration, financial management, and development of the women’s volleyball program and is responsible for the leadership of the program. The head coach will manage the resources provided by the University which support the essential components of the program and is actively involved in fundraising for program enhancements. This individual must abide by the rules and regulations established by Concordia University, Nebraska (CUNE), the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), and the NAIA by performing the following duties.
This position will be paired with teaching 1 HHP class each semester or additional duties within the athletic department.
• Provides leadership in the development of the program to achieve the objectives consistent with the strategic direction of the Athletic Department. • Adheres to the policies, procedures and processes set forth by CUNE officials. • Responsible for the administrative, financial and coaching requirements of the team. • Responsible for creating an environment which is consistent with the values of the University and Athletic Department and for fostering student-athlete development. • Identifies potential student athletes for the volleyball program, in accordance with CUNE, GPAC, and NAIA regulations, guidelines and policies. • Responsible for recruiting student-athletes who adhere to a Champions of Character athletic program which strives for academic achievement, competitive greatness and spiritual development. • Accountable for the program’s annual operating budget as approved by Cabinet. • In consultation with the Marketing Department, the head coach is responsible for promoting his/her program. • Responsible for the promotion of the program through interaction and communication with internal and external groups. • Responsible for development and implementation of an annual retention plan. • This position includes teaching activity courses relevant to his/her program as assigned by the HHP Department Chair. • Other assigned instructional duties or duties within the athletic department.
Bachelor’s degree in sports related field preferred.
3-5 years of experience directly related to the essential functions.
2-3 years of experience as an assistant coach in Higher Ed or high school coach preferred.
Demonstrated ability to provide winning results.
Knowledge of CUNE, GPAC and NAIA rules in area of specialty.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn and utilize other software applications as necessary; experience with SCT Banner software preferred.
Proficiency in the sport.
Ability to lead and guide NAIA student-athletes in area of specialty.
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Valid driver’s license.
Ability to drive a 12 passenger van.
Ability to travel, rent vehicles, drive in large cities and fly in commercial aircrafts.
Ability to supervise assistant coaches and student workers.
Founded in 1894, Concordia University, Nebraska is a Christ-centered learning community for students preparing to be servant leaders in the church and world. A member of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), Concordia is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning located in Seward, Nebraska (population 6,500), and committed to the Christian growth of its students through rigorous academic, spiritual, emotional and physical pursuits