Department: AthleticsAnnual Salary: $33,156.00 Recruitment #: S1728Closing Date: Review of applications begins immediately. Position open until filled. This is a full-time, 12-month, annually renewable, unclassified position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Western Oregon University in Monmouth. The Athletics department sponsors 13 intercollegiate sports for over 400 student-athletes. Western Oregon University is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) and the NCAA Division II.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES•Assist in developing, directing, and advancing a competitive women’s volleyball program •Identify, recruit, and select quality student-athletes•Assist in the organization and planning of practice and competitive strategies•Oversee athletes’ skill and physical development while monitoring student-athletes’ academic progress, performance, and retention – culminating in graduation•Lead and motivate student-athletes to maximize their potential•Assist with administrative duties, which may include, but not limited to, ordering equipment and supplies, arranging team travel and practice facilities•Enforce team rules while demonstrating knowledge, understanding, and commitment to compliance with Western Oregon University, NCAA, and GNAC conference policies, rules, and regulations•Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to assist a competitive Division II women’s volleyball program by remaining current on all trends, methods, and innovations related to volleyball and coaching•Participate in departmental fundraising, public relations, and promotional efforts•Participate/coach/teach in program camps/clinics for women’s volleyball•Work effectively with department support services personnel to enhance the welfare and personal, social, academic, and athletic development of student-athletesETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIESThe employee, as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletic Department, agrees to represent the University in an honorable and ethical manner at all times, to the best of her/his abilities. Standards for ethical conduct for Athletic Department staff are established and enforced by the Athletic Director, the University, the State of Oregon, the State Board of Higher Education, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.KEY CULTURAL COMPETENCIES:1.Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences2.Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds3.Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural , and inclusive setting with a willingness to change for continual improvement4.Adhere to all of WOU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct
Minimum two years collegiate volleyball coaching experience at a NCAA institution; OR 2 years high school/USVBA Club volleyball coaching and 4 years collegiate volleyball playing experience
Demonstrated excellent professional/interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to the total welfare of student-athletes and to developing a successful women’s volleyball program, both academically and athletically
Must become First Aid and CPR certified before on-court coaching occurs
Knowledge and experience with NCAA Division I, II or III intercollegiate athletics volleyball operations and NCAA Bylaws
**A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment
We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the University typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular University appointments.
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized, public, comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The University serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students.The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, ab...out 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.