REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, plus two to three years of related experience in athletic administration and high school or college level coaching; experience including Volleyball recruiting and coaching desired.
PRIMARY FUNCTION:Assist the Director of Athletics in aspects of the sports programs and coach the Volleyball program for the University.
1.Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of the Department, the University, the River States Conference and the NAIA.
2.Monitor academic progress of Volleyball student-athletes; review transcripts and ensure compliance with NAIA rules and regulations.
3.Schedule practice facilities and times; design and supervise practices both in-season and off-season; teach all necessary fundamentals of Volleyball.
4.Act as a liaison with the Financial Aid Office to determine financial aid eligibility of Volleyball student-athletes.
5.Recruit high school and transfer students for the University’s Volleyball program; contact scouts, coaches, camp directors, alumni, etc.; return calls and letters from interested candidates and/or visit them personally. All recruiting activities should be completed in a highly professional manner.
6.Coordinate mailings related to the Volleyball program; research and verify information used in bulk mailings.
7.In conjunction with the Director of Athletics, develop itineraries for competition trips; coordinate travel, lodging and per-diem expenses.
8.In conjunction with the Director of Athletics, develop Volleyball schedule; assess facility conditions and provide the needed maintenance; reschedule canceled games.
9.Provide budget recommendations to Director of Athletics and manage expenditures to stay within approved amounts in both operations and scholarship budgets.
10.Develop and implement sound disciplinary practices and policies which incorporate a high level of communication, consistency and interim sanctioning steps when appropriate. Discussion with the Director of Athletics necessary in all discipline cases.
11.In conjunction with the Director of Athletics, hire assistant coaches and identify volunteer assistant coaches while adhering to Point Park University human resources hiring policies.
12.Supervise and evaluate assistant and volunteer coaches.
13.Design, coordinate and oversee mandatory fund raising activities for the Volleyball program.
14.Design, coordinate and oversee community service projects for the Volleyball program. At least one major project must occur each year. Adhere to the spirit and support all aspects of the Department’s Champions of Character program.
15.Keep abreast of and implement new information and technologies such as visualizations, sports psychology, weight training, self-awareness techniques, etc., to improve the program.
16.Attend one professional development activity each year. This activity must be approved by the Director of Athletics. Maintain a high level of volleyball safety certification.
17.Attend established awards ceremony at the end of each season.
18.Work compatibly and cooperatively with the staff and personnel of the athletics department.
19.Become Point Park University van certified and maintain certification.
20.Schedule and attend various meetings.
21.Prepare information for media relations; prepare information for mailings on Volleyball camps; answer letters regarding questions on camps.
22.Design programs and supervise personnel used for camps.
23.Develop and update policies and procedures covering the Volleyball program or athletics program in general.
24.Coordinate administrative duties determined by the Director of Athletics.
25.Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to:
Point Park University Human Resources Office 201 Wood Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222
When responding via email please reference - HEAD COACH - WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL - in the subject line.
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Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Point Park welcomes your interest in our employment opportunities and strives to attract top candidates for our job openings. Point Park is a private, urban university with nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students at our campus in Downtown Pittsburgh.The University employs more than 400 full-time and 400 part-time faculty and staff, who enjoy a unique culture of higher education while working together to support our University’s mission, vision and values.