Oglethorpe University, Atlanta’s leading private, Liberal Arts University is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic professional to serve as the Head Women's Volleyball Coach. The Head Coach is accountable for all phases of growing a competitive Volleyball program which competes in the Southern Athletic Association. Primary duties include coaching the team, managing the budget, overseeing game day operations including travel arrangements, and effectively recruiting student athletes. This is a full-time position with an excellent benefit package, including employer paid health insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition waivers and much more.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Head Coaches’ responsibilities include but are not limited to: knowing and abiding by all University, NCAA and Southern Athletic Association rules and regulations; coaching; recruiting; monitoring scholar-athlete academic progress; budgeting; fundraising; and scheduling. The successful candidate must be highly motivated and have a successful coaching record in a competitive volleyball program. The successful candidate must also provide positive leadership in all aspects of the volleyball program and must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact professionally with all internal and external patrons. Other job duties and responsibilities are to be determined by the Director of Athletics.
A Bachelor’s degree is required and a minimum of three years coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. A valid driver's license is also required.
Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Successful candidate should also be knowledgeable of and committed to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Title IX, and SAA. Position may require ability (and safe driving record) to drive a 15-passenger van; ability to demonstrate appropriate technical skills during practice; ability to plan, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working on multiple tasks; ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Some travel required.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
This position requires work in a normal office environment as well as on the volleyball court; typically running, bending, crouching and stooping.; use of tools requiring high dexterity is required as well as occasional lifting of up to 25lbs; use of office equipment, volleyball equipment and alternative work schedule is also required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified individual has been hired. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references at:
Employment is contingent upon satisfactory criminal history background check. Please no phone calls. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE
OU competes in the NCAA Division III Southern Athletic Association. Website: www.oglethorpe.edu. Athletics Website: gopetrels.com
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
About Oglethorpe University
Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe University is Atlanta’s only co-educational small private college, home to 1250 eclectic and engaged students from 33 states and 38 countries.Renowned for its groundbreaking Core program, Oglethorpe's academically rigorous programs emphasize intellectual curiosity, individual attention, close collaboration among faculty and students, and active learning in relevant field experiences. Oglethorpe joins theory and practice in its A_LAB (Atlanta Laboratory for Learning), an incubator for experiential learning through internships, study abroad, civic engagement, and undergraduate research.Under the leadership of President Lawrence Schall since 2005, Oglethorpe is in an unprecedented era of innovation and growth, evidenced by increased enrollment and philanthropic giving, and new strategic entrepreneurial partnerships. Since 2013, Oglethorpe has seen the addition of an award-winning campus center; a residential complex with six state-of-the-art classrooms; and the expansion of arts and athletics facilities. Oglethorpe’s partnership venture with LeadAbroad has expanded its global footprint with the development of five global campuses in Barcelona, Cape Town, Gr...eece, London, and Rome. In 2019, Oglethorpe will open the I.W. “Ike” Cousins Center for Science and Innovation and the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business. In 2017, Oglethorpe received a $50 million gift, the largest in its history, from alumnus Bill Hammack ’73 to establish the Q. William Hammack, Jr. School of Business.Oglethorpe is home to the Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, study abroad partner LeadAbroad, and the Piedmont School of Atlanta. The Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels compete in the NCAA Division III Southern Athletic Association. Website: oglethorpe.edu