Northwest Nazarene University is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach. This is a part-time, non-benefited position that includes graduate school tuition, a stipend, and the opportunity to supplement with camp income. The individual will be responsible for assisting with all details of the sport including, but not limited to: practice planning, on and off court player development, video and statistical analysis primarily using Data Volley, scouting opponents, match preparation, recruiting, ordering and distributing equipment, academics, eligibility, NCAA documentation, public relations, travel planning, video exchange, camps, fund-raising, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. The Graduate Assistant Coach is expected to assist the Head Coach in promoting and developing spiritual formation and leadership, academic excellence, competitive spirit and athletic competitiveness, and community engagement. The Graduate Assistant Coach reports to the Head Volleyball Coach.
Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply. The University may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable the performance of the essential functions and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws.
Acceptance into NNU’s Graduate School
Sufficient skills, knowledge, and training to perform the essential functions of this position
The University requires that all candidates be Christians (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle requirements of NNU. Candidates will be asked to respond to the information items listed on the NNU Christian Mission requirements.
High motivation and commitment to the University, organizational skills, the ability to self-start, be calm under pressure, meet deadlines, work without direct supervision, multi-task, problem solve, and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances
A strong desire to develop as a volleyball coach and the ability to build strong relationships
Ability to pass the annual NCAA Division II recruiting exam
Ability to obtain NNU driving certification
Offer of employment is contingent on successful results from a background investigation
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Collegiate level playing experience
Volleyball coaching experience
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received, including all of the following:
Responses to the NNU Christian Mission requirement (available at HR website)
Two letters of recommendation from professional references
Letter of reference from current pastor
Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process, official may be required upon hire)
Please do not contact athletic department staff directly; they will not respond to email inquiries or voice messages.
Send, fax or e-mail a complete application packet to:
Human Resources Office Northwest Nazarene University 623 S. University Blvd. Nampa, ID 83686 Phone: (208) 467-8036 Fax: (208) 467-8587 Email: email@example.com
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted, and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights act of 1964, as amended.)
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is full-time graduate program tuition and a $5,000 per year stipend.
About Northwest Nazarene University
Northwest Nazarene University, a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master's degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 85-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Idaho Falls, McCall, Twin Falls and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and 2,300 high school students through the concurrent credit program. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master's level universities in the west.
NNU athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division II level. NNU is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) which is comprised of the following eleven members: University of Alaska-Anchorage, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Central Washington University, Concordia University, Montana State University-Billings, Northwest Nazarene University, Saint Martin's University, Seattle Pacific University, Simo...n Fraser University, Western Oregon University, and Western Washington University. NNU offers the following eight sports for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track & field (indoor and outdoor) and volleyball. NNU offers the following seven sports for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and track & field (indoor and outdoor).