Head Women's Volleyball Coach California State University, Fresno
The Head Coach will teach sport specific skills to enhance the athletic performance of student-athletes; emphasize academic success and retention to enhance graduation rates and the academic progress rate (APR). The successful candidate will recruit quality student-athletes in compliance with the institution's recruitment policy, and develop and enforce discipline through written team rules, Department of Athletics code of conduct and university rules, policies and standards. He or she will recruit, supervise, develop and evaluate assistant coaches, ensuring that the program is operated in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules. He or she will perform the administrative duties associated with being a head coach, including: developing and administering the sport's budget, preparing data and reports, as necessary; assisting in revenue generation and fund raising activities; and assisting with and advocating for full compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules for all constituents. The Head Coach will be reasonably available to, and work professionally with, the media as well as cooperatively with the University and Department staff members. It is expected that he or she will support the University's and Department's commitment to equity and diversity and perform all duties of a Division I head coach with integrity and professionalism, on and off the court.
Minimum Education & Experience:
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education which is accredited by one of the six US regional accrediting associations or by an equivalent international institution of higher education.
Significant experience in coaching women's volleyball at the collegiate level, preferably at the Division I level.
Oversight of academic status and enhancements of NCAA academic progress rates and federal graduation rates.
Attending to a media presence in an effective and professional manner.
Supervising, developing and evaluating volleyball staff and student-athletes.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Maintain discipline and develop a positive relationship with team members while motivating them to excellence.
Make informed decisions affecting a broad-based program utilizing interpretive rules and policies with deference to the general welfare of student-athletes, the athletics program, and the institution.
Work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and project a professional attitude.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and a history of successful compliance. All finalists are reviewed against NCAA compliance database for past or pending major violations and are subject to elimination based on findings.
History of recruitment of quality student-athletes.
History of success as a coach as is evidenced by win/loss success and advancement to post-season competition.
Demonstrated ability to maintain fiscal integrity of the program.
Demonstrated willingness to protect the integrity of the institution.