Brief Summary of Work for this Position: The Head Coach, Volleyball (Indoor & Beach), will oversee, develop, organize, and direct a strategically competitive NCAA Division I program. Responsible for the overall coaching, management and administration of the program to include evaluating and recruiting, supervising academic progress and promoting the graduation of student-athletes.
Administer and teach all phases of training and fundamentals for a successful program in accordance with NCAA, CAA, and UNCW’s rules and regulations. Develop quality student-athletes within a successful program while maintaining the highest level of integrity and professionalism. Participate in and support department and program fundraising, promotional and public relations events, campus and community outreach and service projects.
Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant: The UNCW Department of Athletics sponsors 19 varsity sports and competes in the NCAA Division I as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. UNCW Athletics mission is to enrich the University through a commitment to developing leadership qualities among its student-athletes by providing opportunities which support and promote academic excellence, community engagement and competitive success.
EEO Statement: At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience coaching volleyball at the collegiate level.
List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position
Proven success in the recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes as well as the commitment to the personal, academic, and athletics success of all student-athletes.
Outstanding leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
Strong knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Current certifications in CPR and First Aid or must obtain these certifications within first 30 days of employment.
Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience
Master’s Degree with Division I coaching experience is preferred.
Priority Consideration Information
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date of February 15, 2020; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered. Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at
About University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW)
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.