Job Title: Assistant Coach, Indoor and Beach VolleyballDepartment: AthleticsPosition No. AF0095Employment Type: AdministrativeSalary: $24,000.00 - 25,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package.Application: Submit a cover letter along with a resume or CV, . (Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Unofficial transcripts may be requested for top candidates.)Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 7/7/2019 Direct Inquiries Contact: CMU Athletics, SUMMARY: This position is responsible to the Director of Athletics, with direct supervision by the Head Indoor Volleyball Coach, for providing coaching expertise and leadership for the administration of the intercollegiate Indoor and Beach Volleyball programs; assisting the head coaches in the effective management and administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate experience for student-athletes; and performing other related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; Other duties may be assigned. Assist the head coaches in the organization and supervision of practices and contests.
Assist in implementing a successful recruiting program to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend Colorado Mesa University.
Conduct all aspects of the program within the rules, regulations, and procedures of the conference, the NCAA, the departmental policy manual, and the college.
Attend and participate in department and staff meetings as requested/required.
Coordinate and implement with the head coach, eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student-athletes, facilities scheduling, and contest administration and game operations as necessary.
Communicate regularly and maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with support staff in sports information, student services, sports medicine, campus recreation, business office, facilities/operations, compliance, athletic advancement, marketing, and ticket office, to assist in implementation of an efficient and effective program and department.Engage in fund-raising activities for the program in conjunction with the head coaches, athletic advancement and its representatives.Represent the college at professional meetings, alumni gatherings, campus activities and civic affairs as requested by the head coach.Encourage an effective outreach program with student-athletes that provides benefit to the on and off-campus community.Maintain, as appropriate, effective relationships with parents, alumni, friends of the program, and others toward the positive image and promotion of the program.Remain in full compliance with NCAA Division II, Colorado Mesa University, and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rules.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position reports to the Head Indoor Volleyball Coach and must subscribe to the Colorado Mesa University Principles Governing Athletics. Supervises graduate assistants, interns and student workers. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Previous playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, knowledge of basic principles of coaching/team supervision, the ability to effectively coordinate recruiting activities, and the ability to maintain team discipline and instill proper ethical and moral standards.
LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to effectively present information, both orally and in writing, and to respond to questions from team members, groups of recruits, athletes, students, supporters and the press. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions, manuals and periodicals. MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to perform basic mathematical functions and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and percentages as related to fiscal management. REASONING ABILITYStrategic and analytical reasoning skills are necessary. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The incumbent will be required to sit, walk, talk, hear, and see with both near and far acuity. Must be able to effectively demonstrate different skills relating to Volleyball and be able to demonstrate proper weight training techniques. The assistant coach should be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds on a regular basis. WORK ENVIRONMENTThe tasks involved with this position will be performed in a variety of environments, including an office environment, a classroom environment, and indoor and outdoor athletic facilities. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to extremely noisy.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.
Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed.