Cedarville University is seeking to hire a Head Volleyball Coach who will help foster a distinctive culture in competitive athletics that commissions student-athletes to impact the world for Christ. This is a full-time (2080), exempt position that reports to the Athletic Director.
Actively support University and Athletic Department direction and leadership.
Develop intentional spiritual development program for team, including a plan for individual discipleship, team Bible studies, ministry opportunities and mission trips. This plan will be shared electronically with the Athletic Director at the beginning of each academic year.
Develop a plan to mentor assistant coaches, managers, and other program staff.
Team members and coaching staff will strive to reflect the Athletic Department core values: Christ-Centered, Excellence, Integrity, Community, and Humility.
Instruct, direct and oversee athletes for preseason, in-season, and offseason conditioning and skill development as permitted by NCAA legislation.
Identify, contact and host prospective student-athletes; network with high school and club coaches; collaborate with admissions office through appropriate channels; year-round expectation in accordance with university and NCAA guidelines
Meet the roster minimums shared by the Athletic Director. When determining roster numbers above the minimum, commit to maintaining a high level of care for student-athletes, fulfilling other responsibilities outlined in this position description, and working within the budget.
In conjunction with athletic training, develop a plan to address the physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, and social welfare of student-athletes, including education and methods for addressing harassment or discrimination
Support the Athletic Department Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
Create an engagement plan for both campus and local community involvement. Where applicable, will embrace the Athletic Department’s involvement with each.
Schedule practices, scrimmages and games in cooperation with athletic department policy
Manage facility set up for team practices
Initiate timely communication with appropriate athletic administrators and support staff regarding events, schedules, care of student-athletes, sports information, finances and other areas
Coordinate travel plans and supervision of student athletes for off-campus contests
Manage team uniform and equipment purchases
Submit necessary information or reports as requested by the athletic administrative office in a timely manner, including Sport Information, Compliance, Budget information, etc.
Direct and oversee JV program (if applicable), including eligibility and NCAA compliance, recruiting, scheduling and student-athlete welfare
5 years collegiate volleyball coaching experience preferred
Master's Degree preferred
2 years division 2 experience preferred
Some computer experience including word processing, database, and spreadsheets required; experience with graphics, presentations, and computer network preferred.
Excellent communication and people skills
Self-motivation and ability to be trustworthy and take on responsibilities.
All official inquiries should be directed to Teresa Day, Director of Staffing Services. Applicants must agree with and be willing to abide by Cedarville University's doctrinal statement, community covenant, and general workplace standards.
This position is subject to the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the completion of a criminal history investigation. Cedarville University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Cedarville University is equipping 3,963 Christian undergraduate, graduate, and online students for godly service, vocational distinction, and cultural engagement. Offering more than 130 programs of study, all from a distinctly biblical worldview, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings.