The University of Portland, an NCAA Division I institution and West Coast Conference member located in Portland, Oregon, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator. This position will be responsible for supporting the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach in developing high-performance student athletes. In addition to coaching duties, this position will have recruiting, coaching, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. In 2018 the Pilots finished a successful season with a 20-13 record and were one of six WCC teams selected for postseason play, advancing to the quarterfinals of the NIVC.
Conduct individual and group instruction in sport-specific skills, as well as conducting instruction related to strength and conditioning training activities.
Conduct individual, small group and team meetings to provide skill and sport-related performance development instruction to students (video/data review).
Prepare/assist with creation, preparation, and organization of instruction, i.e., practice plans for team training and practice sessions; analyze data and results from practice and competition to include in individual and group instruction.
Attend all competitions in order to provide instruction; assist with athlete preparation and execution; including strategy, data collection and continual coaching.
Evaluate and identify potential student-athletes; lead recruitment through communication, travel, and campus visits.
Serve as a liaison between various support departments, including academics, marketing, and others.
Handle operational duties, such as ordering gear and uniforms, maintaining team calendars and itineraries, run team social media accounts, and others.
Assist with administration of team equipment and travel arrangements.
Assist with driving vans to team practice and competition.
The full job description is available at: www.bitly.com/acwv120
This is a full-time, exempt, 12-month position with benefits. Benefits include: medical and dental insurance, life insurance, sick time and vacation time consistent with University policies, long-term disability insurance, flexible spending account benefits, tuition remission benefits generally starting after 90 days (employee) or 2 years (spouse and children) of employment, retirement contributions generally starting after 2 years of employment, and eligibility for the University’s home purchase assistance program consistent with program requirements. (Benefits are subject to all relevant University policies, practices, contracts, and any other relevant materials.)
Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree. Required: Minimum of three years working in a Division I volleyball program. Or equivalent education and/or experience.
Certifications and Licenses Required: Valid state driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Strong verbal and written communication skills. The ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. Excellent attention to detail. Strong ability to exercise good judgment. Professional demeanor and the ability to work effectively with various constituencies including prospective students, current students, their families, the general public, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and other members of the UP community. Competence with and commitment to diversity and inclusion; ability to be an effective partner with diverse students, faculty, and staff. Ability to quickly learn and use new technologies and applications in depth at level of proficiency appropriate for the position’s duties.
To be considered for the position, candidates must complete the online application available at this link:
Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university with a mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership. The University of Portland is an Equal Opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The University of Portland does not discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by and consistent with the law. Please see the University’s full Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy here: https://www1.up.edu/disclosures/nondiscrimination-policy.html.